Kids and Families
Resources for Parents
Every Child Ready to Read
The best advice for families with young children is to read together every day. TALKING, SINGING, READING, WRITING, AND PLAYING can help your child succeed in school.
Big Hearted Families Book Club
A book club for families looking for something a little extra-special! Ask a librarian how to find this collection at the SCFPL!
Starting June 15th, visit our special password protected Summer Library Program page for Page Turner Adventures every day!
The password to access the videos will be available starting June 15th
New video posted each day Monday-Friday, featuring comedy theater, crafts, games, author visits, special guests, and more.
As we careen full-speed into summer, we're all eager to get back out and return to our "normal" lives, whatever that's going to look like. But sometimes, it helps to stop and just take a Mr. Rogers Moment to keep ourselves grounded, don't you think?
The lake sturgeon is a fish that has been around for over 150 million years. They can live to be 100 years old. And they are native to the Great Lakes, including near Wisconsin. They're really cool, and you can learn more about them from the University of Wisconsin....
The Canadian public television network as published a really cool guide to washing your hands, meant for kids. They even have a poster showing you how long to wash your hands by singing "Old Town Road" with pictures showing what to do as you sing each line!
Author Jason Reynolds Is hosting a video series called "GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story", in which he presents ideas that encourage creativity in kids. For example, his first video suggests that children create an award to give themselves. He'll be posting new videos...
Children's author David Gonzalez has posted a video of himself reading aloud his story Tio Jose and the Singing Trees. It is a beautiful story about music, family, neighbors, and the importance of listening. The video is well worth the eleven minutes and thirty-nine...