Kids and Teens: Books, Websites, and more
Online Catalog for Kids!
For news about upcoming events and activities, make sure to check out the Library's news and events.
For more information on what the Youth Services (or Children's) Department has to offer, download the department's brochure here.
The Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) Collection is a great resource to teach young adults on the influence art has had in history. For a complete list of available items in the SLAM Collection, click here to download the brochure.
Start here for your online research and homework help!
An extensive collection of Web sites that can help you with a wide range of subjects you may be researching for school assignments.
Click here or on the icon above to access TumbleBook Cloud!
Click here or on the icon above to access TumbleBook Cloud Junior!
Books for Fun
- By way of Book Sense, a list of children's books that are flying off the shelves.
- Library Loft - committed to creating an exceptional website that is designed to engage teens in library events and service, promote life-long learning, encourage creativity and self-expression, and empower young adults by providing them with the tools and information that will help them lead successful lives.
- Light Up Your Brain and Sound Stories - offers downloadable audio versions of popular fairy tales and storybooks. A wide variety of titles make these sites a no-cost alternative to books on tape.
- Starfall - a free online program designed to help children learn to read. This site contains a series of animated interactive storybooks at beginning, intermediate, and advanced reading levels.
- HighlightsKids.com - a free website where kids can read story books, play games, and learn about science online. Also featured are interactive online games to accompany those found in the Highlights Kids magazine.
- Storybooks Online - a delightful site featuring nothing but stories. Grouped by age interest level.
- Internetpubliclibrary.org Kidspace - The Internet Public Library (IPL) is a public service organization and learning/teaching environment founded at the University of Michigan School of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science and Technology. This section of the website is dedicated just to resources for kids.
- Thebestkidsbooksite.com - an interactive website for kids where books, crafts, podcasts, online video, and web resources intersect.
- Storyplace.org - The ultimate children's digital library. Explore pages full of stories and activities for children young and old.
- Storylineonline.net - an online streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud! Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas. Sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
- YALit.com - Your guide to current and upcoming young adult books.
- Storytimeforme.com - a free online children’s book library with over 30 books and growing by the month.