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Games and Other Cool Stuff

No tech games
No-tech games always available at the SCFPL!
Clubs and Events at the SCFPL


Fun, educational, and librarian-approved website recommendations for kids.

Anybody can learn computer coding at

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Tynker makes it fun and easy to learn computer programming and video game development. One of our favorite coding apps for school-aged kids! 

Learn more about Makey Makey, a kit for hacking everyday objects. Available for use at the St. Croix Falls Public Library in our Community Create Space.


Apps for Early Literacy


Become a Better Digital Citizen:


Free online computer science courses: Scratch for a younger crowd.


Learn stuff about your world:

Khan Academy  

TED Talks for Kids


Make Video:

Jing (capture video from game-play or make a tutorial).

Make a Podcast or edit sound:


Make something interesting: Digital flyer-maker! File conversion.

Canva is an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop design platform


Watch Something Cool:

Crazy Russian Science Hacker

The Art Assignment

ASAP Science

The Brain Scoop

Brain Stuff Show (from How Stuff Works)

I’m Seventeen (TED Talk)

Jay Silver Hacks a Banana (TED Talk)

Crash Courses with John Green

Khan Academy on Youtube

Minute Physics



Favorite Games at the SCFPL:





Hooda Math


Gamification:  IFLS’ own gamified reading challenge! Cool gamified DIY crafty projects.


Art: Make a font with your own handwriting! Make huge art using the tools at your disposal! Lots of cool filters and tools for digital art.  Make wordclouds! Create comics!