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Kids Resources (Old)

Kid ZoneKid Zone is a collection of librarian tested, kid approved links to online games, learning activities, and research tools that help kids develop literacy skills. Kid Zone was inspired by watching children enjoy our Early Literacy Station in the library. The games and learning resources listed in Kid Zone are some of the same resources kids access through the Early Literacy Station, freely available over the Internet. Dive in, and explore, learn, and play!

ABC MouseABCMouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource designed to help young children, ages 2-8+, build a strong foundation for academic success. ABCMouse.com offers over 8,500 learning activities across all major subject areas, including reading, math, science, social studies, art, music, and more. Resources include interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities. ABCMouse is available to access and play for free inside the library. Create an account to track your child’s activities and progress, or play as a guest.

Accelerated Reader Book FinderFind Accelerated Reader books by grade or reading level, using the Reading Room in the Online Catalog. Search by keyword within an AR level, or select an AR level to browse a list of books available at the library in your chosen reading level. Use the Accelerated Reader Book Finder to track down any title at the grade level you need. Search by subject, author, grade level, and more.

See a list of the newest Children’s Picture Books and Teen Fiction added to the Adams County Public Library each week. Browse a list of covers and titles, read a summary and review, and click “Reserve It” to find that item in the Library Catalog. Remember a childhood favorite, or looking for a wonderful book to share with your child? Browse the list of Newbery Medal Winners from 1922 – today, with summaries and reviews, and borrow one from the library.

Ohio Digital Library for KidsDiscover, borrow, and download ebooks, audio books, and music selected just for kids, with your Adams County Public Library Card. Borrow and download titles directly to your computer, tablet, or mobile device.

ExploraExplora is a powerful academic search tool from EBSCO, designed for students, teachers, and libraries. Research topics for assignments, use Explora to supplement classroom instruction, browse by subject, search by keyword, or access the dictionary or encyclopedia. Your teacher will be impressed!

World Book KidsWorldbook Kids presents the famous encyclopedia, organized for kids. Browse by topic, search by keyword, or dive into a special section, including games, activities, science projects, maps, important people, and a dictionary.