Kids

What's New for Kids

Kids' Blog Entries

Summer Reading is Blasting Off!

The children’s summer reading program encourages reading for pleasure and is designed to minimize summer learning loss. The objective of the summer reading program is to keep kids actively engaged in reading while encouraging family involvement at the same time. Preschool children who a...

Read full blog post

Upcoming Events for Kids

School Aged Storytime

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Children’s Librarian Louise Turner will bring stories to life at this special story program just for school aged kids, kindergarten through sixth grade.  Join us for this great opportunity for kids to get excited about books and reading at this FREE summer program featuring stories, songs, crafts, and other FUN.

Movie Matinee featuring Sherlock Gnomes

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
Come in out of the heat and join us for the movie matinee!  This week features Sherlock Gnomes. After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of th...

Family Dance Party

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Games & Activities, Health & Fitness
Custom Program Description:
We are having a dance party!  Put on your dancing shoes and bring the whole family to this fun, interactive program at the Miller Branch Library.  We will be shaking our sillies out with music, movement, and other fun activities!  ...

Storytime - Miller Branch

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Children and their caregivers are invited to the Miller Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts.  No registration is necessary for this fun and FREE program.  Storytime is held every Friday at 10:00 AM.

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Storytime- Windsor Branch

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Enjoy the magic of reading with Children’s Librarian Louise Turner, as she brings stories alive with storytime. Watch your child get excited about books and reading at this FREE story program for kids pre-K through age 5 and their caregivers featuring stories, songs, crafts, and other FUN.

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Laptime Storytime - Miller Branch

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

A love of reading starts early.  Babies and their caregivers are invited to join the Miller Branch Library for this special storytime geared toward children 0 to 24 months old.  There will be rhymes, songs, simple stories, and lots of interactive fun!  The storytime will last around twenty minutes, with time for casual interaction following the program.

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Toddler Time

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Toddler Time at the Main Library is for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. This 30-minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and flannel stories. Special care is taken to select shorter, developmentally...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Terrific Tuesday: Outer Space Make & Take

July 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join us at the Windsor Branch Library this Terrific Tuesday for an outer space Make n Take activity where you will get to make your very own UFO to take home with you.  Don’t forget to check out a book before you leave. ...

Databases for Kids

ABC Mouse

Check out ABC Mouse for award-winning educational games, puzzles, books and other fun interactive learning activities for kids age 2 to 6.

By vendor contract rules, this website is accessible from FSPL’s four locations ONLY (NOT from home).

Visit Website (in-library use)

CultureGrams

Primary sources, statistics, and cultural reports covering the countries of the world, states, and Canadian provinces.  Explore the United States and discover state flags, maps, sports teams, recipes, symbols, songs, and more. 

Visit Website

LearningExpress

LearningExpress is an interactive online learning platform for job searching, workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation. It also covers college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement for all ages. 

Visit Website

Mango Languages

Learn more than 70 languages through real conversations, and also features ESL lessons. Great for kids.

Visit Website

NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Visit Website

Science Online

A comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Topic Centers feature specially selected content on core science disciplines to help students and researchers find a starting point for their research.  A great resource to search for science experiments.

Visit Website

World Book Kids

Search thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies.

Visit Website

World Book Spanish - Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Spanish language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Includes maps, images, and activities. 

Visit Website

World Book Student

Find thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices.

Visit Website