Kid's Page

NEW in our Children’s Room:

the A.W.E. AfterSchool Edge!

Are you outgrowing the activities on our A.W.E. Early Literacy Station computers?  The AfterSchool Edge picks up where the Early Literacy Station leaves off, with fun and educational activities for ages 6 – 12. 

Purchased with a grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and the Miriam Mason Cable Trust Fund – Thank You!

 

  

Our PlayAway Launchpad Tablets have been a big hit with our patrons.  Now, thanks to a generous grant from our friends at the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, we've added 10 new Launchpads to our children's collection!  Check out great new Math, Science, Language Arts, STEAM and Creativity titles for all ages.  Launchpads are safe, simple and self-contained.  Turn one on and let the fun - and learning - begin!

TumbleBooks is now available on your tablet or smartphone! 

Download the free app for Apple iOS or Android to your mobile device and log in with your library card number.  Once you’ve logged in the first time, the TumbleBooks library of over 1,100 eBooks will be available with just one click of the TumbleBooks icon.  Take TumbleBooks everywhere!

 

Download the app here:        

 

Thank you, Harwinton Library Friends, for sponsoring our subscription to TumbleBooks!

 

 

Elementary Nominees List    Grades 2-4

Intermediate Nominees List    Grades 4-6

Teen Nominees List    Grades 7-8 High School Nominees List    Grades 9-12

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A fantastic selection of children's books are just a click away!  TumbleBooks has fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels and foreign language books.  Read as eBooks, have them read aloud to you, or explore related games and puzzles.  You can use TumbleBooks in the library, or log in from home with your library card.  No special software required.

Thank you to the Harwinton Library Friends for sponsoring our subscription to TumbleBooks!

 

 

Learn more about our great state while you explore this fun
and informative site for kids.

 

         

Dozens of fun and educational games for children featuring familiar characters from their favorite PBS shows.   A new problem every night, plus lots of fun and wacky activities to help you explore math concepts.  Take 5 minutes a day to make math part of your bedtime routine.

 

 

Search Engines for Kids

 

  • Ask for Kids - Similar to the adult version of Ask.com.  Lets you search using plain English.  Database is not very large, but it tries to enhance visitors' chances of a successful search by providing matches from meta-search partners.

  • KidsClick! -- Young surfers can search by keyword or browse through categories.  Roughly designed in Dewey style without the Dewey decimal numbers, each site contains a synopsis, reading level, and a numerical count of illustrations.

  • OneKey -- This "kid safe search engine" filters out sites that do not meet U.S. Network TV Standards for decency.  More than 500 categories provide hours of safe surfing.  

 

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