Reading & Fun

Reading Resources

Beanstack

Kids can receive a weekly email with a list of books recommended just for them. Ask a parent or librarian for help signing up.

Digital Downloads

Download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines for your computer, tablet, or phone. (Requires a York County Library card.)

Novelist K-8 Plus

Get help to find your next great fiction or nonfiction title to read. Provided by Discus(Home access requires a York County Library card.)

TumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBookLibrary includes fiction and non-fiction animated, talking, story, and chapter books; French and Spanish books; National Geographic videos; and puzzles, games, and songs, all accessible from computers or mobile devices. Provided by Discus(Home access requires a York County Library card.)

Award Winners

For a complete list of Book and Media Award Winners from the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC), please visit their website.

 

ALA Notable Awards
Each year the ALSC identifies the best of the best in children's books.

 

Caldecott Book Awards
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Newbery Book Awards

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished American book for children.

South Carolina Book Awards
The year's best books for children in grades 4K-3 (Picture), 3-6 (Children’s), 6-9 (Junior), and 9-12 (Young Adult) as selected by a group of South Carolina librarians, media specialists, teachers, students, and parents.

Fun & Games

 

ABCMouse.com

Invaluable resource for young learners ages 2-8+, with an award-winning online curriculum and 8,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities. (in-library use only.)

Great Websites for Kids
The best educational, game, and entertainment websites for kids, approved and recommended by the American Library Association.

Magic School Bus Videos

Collection of 51 video titles that teaches science by taking kids on a virtual bus ride with Ms. Frizzle, based on the best-selling book series of the same name.

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