Reading & Fun
Kids can receive a weekly email with a list of books recommended just for them. Ask a parent or librarian for help signing up.
Download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines for your computer, tablet, or phone. (Requires a York County Library card.)
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.)
TumbleMath features the most comprehensive collection of math stories available anywhere in the TumbleBook format, complete with animation and narration and all accessible from computers or mobile devices. Provided by Discus. (Home access requires a York County Library card.)
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.
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
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.)
Can't wait for Miss Frances' next program? Then checkout her latest crafts, games, and activities that you can enjoy at home!
January 28: International LEGO Day
February 1–28: Black History Month
February 12: Chinese New Year
February 14: Valentine's Day
February 26: National Tell a Fairy Tale Day
March 17: St. Patrick's Day
March 18: Big Nate
March 25: Pinkalicious
April 5: Judy Moody
April 9: National Unicorn Day
April 28: National Superhero Day
May 4: Star Wars Day
Great Websites for Kids
The best educational, game, and entertainment websites for kids, approved and recommended by the American Library Association.
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.