Children Services

Kindergarten Readiness September 2020 Activities

Kindergarten Readiness Home Activity Series

Opening Song: Can't Wait to Celebrate, by Jim Gill

Have fun following along with the actions of the song! Beginning learning sessions with the same song each time helps children learn to anticipate what happens next and builds confidence.

Kindergarten Readiness August 2020 Activities

Kindergarten Readiness Home Activity Series

Opening Song: Can't Wait to Celebrate, by Jim Gill

Have fun following along with the actions of the song! Beginning learning sessions with the same song each time helps children learn to anticipate what happens next and builds confidence.

Kindergarten Readiness Activity Series

Kindergarten Readiness Home Activity Series

Virtual Escape Room

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Welcome to our virtual escape room!

Before you get started, we have a few suggestions.

First, you may play this game alone or with family and friends. You may play it once or multiple times. We just want you to have fun!

Summer Reading

Summer Reading Lists

Fairy Tales
Fairy Tale and Fantasy Comics
Princesses
Mythology, Folk Tales, Fables and Legends
Scary Stories, Monsters and Magical Creatures
Knights, Castles, Middle Ages
First in a Series Fantasy Chapter Books
First in a Series Fantasy Tween Books

Childrens Databases

Looking for a new series or the next book in a series?
Databases

All Databases

List of All Library provided databases

Abdo Digital

E-books for Kids! Subjects include Animals, Geography, Cooking, Art, Early Readers, and Science. Log in with username: smfpl and password: smfplpass

American and English Literature

The American and English Literature Collection contains many works of poetry, drama and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. 

Biography Reference Bank

Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects.

Explora Primary Schools

Database for teachers and students (k-5), with information covering animals, the arts, biographies, math, science, geography and social studies.

Explora Public Libraries

Articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research, with topic overviews, reading level indicators, text-to-speech capability and curricular and Common Core standards included.

Explora Secondary Schools

Database for teachers and students (grades 6-12), with information covering arts and literature, biographies, business and goverment, current issues, geography, health, history and science and math.

Kids InfoBits

Features age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 

Primary Search

Designed for elementary school libraries. Contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, space exploration and more.

TumbleBook AudioBook Cloud

All ages audiobook database

TumbleBook Library

K - 6 children's eBook database

TumbleBook Story Books

Excellent online animated children's story books.

TumbleBook Teen Book Cloud

Grades 7 - 12 eBook database

TumbleBook Tumble Math K - 6

K - 6 math eBook database

What Tree Is It?

Identify common trees of Ohio using this database, which walks users through qualities of leaves and fruits and other aspects of trees.

What's That Snake?

This program includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio.

What's The Point

A program designed to help users identify flint artifacts.

World Book Early Learning

Books, educational activities and games, designed for young children.

World Book for Kids

With content from the award winning World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia, the site offers simpler navigation, thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps, and dozens of activities tied to national curriculum standards.

World Book Student

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.

World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

Social Stories

Going to the Library Social Stories

Welcome to the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library! Read these books with your child to help them feel more comfortable about their upcoming library visit. These resources were developed by our Children’s Services staff in conjunction with the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board.

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