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The Youth Services Department

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May in the Children’s Department
Spring is here.  Be inspired to have a wonderful garden.  Begin with checking out the books on display. Learn about Orange flowersplants and how to nurture them.  Take some time to also enjoy stories and poetry about gardening.Mother and child

May is the month to express our love for mothers and grandmother. Be prepared to celebrate Mother’s Day.  There will be lots of stories.  Kids will also decorate gift certificates to give to mom.  It’s fun to think of special surprises that will please her.

GET IN THE GAME: READ!” Come on into the Library and have a good time. Read a variety of books and expand your interests. Drop-in for shared story times, board games, puzzles, small crafts, reading relays, treasure hunts, raffles and prizes.  Loyola medical students will again be offering Wellness Wizards. The summer program will begin June 6th.

Chrildren reading in a row

Summer reading program

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Websites for kids:

IPL Kidspace

Fact Monster

Homework Helpers

ABC YA: Practice math and reading skills while playing fun games.

All Kids: An Illinois healthcare program for supplying health insurance for Illinois' children. For more
answers to questions regarding this program, please click here for the All Kids booklet.
Para leer acera All Kids en Español, oprima aqui.

Ben’s Guide to the United States Government
An educational government website that offers a mobile-friendly infrastructure for young people between the ages of 4 and 14.  Learn about the American government!

Dr. Seuss’s Seussville: Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss and his friends.

Find a Book: An online tool that allows children and parents to search for books that are at the child’s reading level.  Searches can be performed in English or Spanish.Pictures on a board

Fun Brain: Play games while practicing math and reading skills.

Highlights Kids: Read, play games, and conduct cool science experiments.  

Into the Book: Go into the book to play games that practice reading strategies. A beneficial website for students and teachers.  Children from kindergarten through 8th grade can use to find help with their homework, view educational videos, learn about the government, and play games.  Teachers can find lesson plans for their daily activities. 

Kid's Health: A website by the Nemours Foundation.

National Geographic for Kids: Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.

PBS Kids: Hang out with you favorite characters all while learning.

Star Fall: Practice your phonics skills with these read-along stories.

Storyline Online: Have some of your favorite stories read to you by movie stars.

Switcheroo Zoo: Watch, listen, and play games to learn about amazing animals.

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