- Kids & Families
- Community Create Space
No-tech games always available at the SCFPL!
Clubs and Events at the SCFPL
Anybody can learn computer coding at Code.org.
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.
Become a Better Digital Citizen:
http://www.scratchjr.org/ Scratch for a younger crowd.
Learn stuff about your world:
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/
TED Talks for Kids https://www.ted.com/playlists/86/talks_to_watch_with_kids
Jing (capture video from game-play or make a tutorial). https://www.techsmith.com/jing.html
Make a Podcast or edit sound: http://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/
Make something interesting:
https://www.smore.com/?ref=logo Digital flyer-maker!
http://www.zamzar.com/ File conversion.
Canva is an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop design platform
Watch Something Cool:
Crazy Russian Science Hacker https://www.youtube.com/user/CrazyRussianHacker
The Art Assignment https://www.youtube.com/user/theartassignment
ASAP Science https://www.youtube.com/user/AsapSCIENCE
The Brain Scoop https://www.youtube.com/user/thebrainscoop
Brain Stuff Show (from How Stuff Works) https://www.youtube.com/user/BrainStuffShow
I’m Seventeen (TED Talk) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OkOQhXhsIE
Jay Silver Hacks a Banana (TED Talk) http://tinyurl.com/n2xvlcl
Crash Courses with John Green https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse
Khan Academy on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy
Minute Physics https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics
Favorite Games at the SCFPL:
Hooda Math http://www.hoodamath.com/
http://ratearead.org/ IFLS’ own gamified reading challenge!
https://diy.org/ Cool gamified DIY crafty projects.
http://www.myscriptfont.com/ Make a font with your own handwriting!
www.blockposters.com/ Make huge art using the tools at your disposal!
http://bighugelabs.com/ Lots of cool filters and tools for digital art.
http://www.tagxedo.com/ Make wordclouds!
http://www.toondoo.com/ Create comics!