Resources for Peoria Heights Library Card Holders

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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

EBooks

Curated Free Ebooks from RAILS

Collections of classics and anthologies to enrich remote/homeschooling

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.

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.

The OrganWise Guys

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

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.

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”!

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.