Virtual Storytime With Mrs. Short! 

""Go Away Big Green Monster & Hoot Owl: Master of Disguise"" 

Resources for Peoria Heights Library Card Holders

Today's Science

Science news written and illustrated especially for students

The World Almanac for Kids

A fun research database for children covering topics in biology, chemistry, social science, and much more

Access Video On Demand: Just for Kids

From Sesame Street to videos on Harriet Tubman, find something to entertain, educate and inspire 

Free Resources for Everyone



TumbleBooks is a free K-6 ebook database

Junior Library Guild

Teen BookCloud is a free grade  7-12 ebook database

ABDO Zoom Research Database

Online research for beginning readers


TumbleMath is a free K-6 math ebook database

Elementary Digital Bookshelf

A free Pre-K to 8 bookshelf

Curated Free Ebooks from RAILS

Collections of classics and anthologies to enrich remote/homeschooling

Teen BookCloud

Teen BookCloud is a free grade  7-12 ebook database

Secondary Digital Bookshelf

A free grade 5-12 bookshelf

Educational Resources

How to Talk To Kids About COVID-19

CDC has created guidance to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease.

Virtual Field Trips

Field trip out of the question? Think again. Thanks to technology, it’s now possible for kids to visit all kinds of places from the comfort of their classroom (or home!). We’ve compiled a list of the best virtual field trips for you, so enjoy your “visit”!

Read-Alongs and Activities

Authors are offering online read-alouds and activities on social media. A list of over 50 of the best virtual author activities.

Free Subscriptions and Resources Collection

Chock-full of links to education companies such as Scholastic, Adobe Connect, and Britannica that are offering free subscriptions and resources.

CATCH Health Kids

Online resources for parents and educators to support health at home

Google Arts and Culture Museum Tours

Google is now offering Virtual Tours of famous museums around the world! Take a virtual field trip to these amazing museums.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Newsletter

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will be sending a Weekly Newsletter that will go out every Sunday with fun, educational content to help kids adapt to the changing educational landscape.

The OrganWise Guys

An engaging program about organs, empowering kids to be healthy and smart from the inside, out.

Weekly Writing Workshops with Kate DiCamillo

A weekly writing workshop from Kate DiCamillo, author of favorites like "The Tale of Despereaux" and the "Mercy Watson" series.

Beyond the Barn Door

There is always a lot going on in the fields and farms of Central Illinois. Looking for everyday agriculture lessons? A new lesson every day! Links to previous lessons as well.