For Kids

A curated collection just for kids!

eBooks and eAudiobooks from OverDrive

A collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks just for kids! Titles can be downloaded to your computer, eReader or mobile device or read online in your web browser.**

Brainfuse HelpNow:

Free on-demand one-to-one online homework help. Access additional homework tools to help build skills in writing, math, science, digital literacy, ESL, and more. The Adult Learning Center offers skill building, test preparation, and writing assistance adults. HelpNow tutors are available every day of the week from 2-11 pm.**

Britannica Library Children

Encyclopedia content for kids plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, quotations, and primary sources.*

Explora teens

Contains middle and high school-appropriate magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles and also includes primary source documents, reference books, and multimedia. Includes Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra – School Edition, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source – Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases.*

Gale in Context: Middle School

Created for middle-schoolers, combining the best reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources & much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, & history. *

LearningExpress Library:

Interactive collection of tests, tutorials, and eBooks to help with educational and career goals. Learning Centers for Teens include: College Center, College Preparation Center, High School Equivalency Center, and School Center. Create a username and password to access.*

Middle Search Plus

A comprehensive database designed for middle school students that contains full-text for nearly 150 popular middle school magazines, and includes biographies, primary source documents, historical essays, photos, maps and flags, and reference books.*

PebbleGo -- Animals and Biographies:

Explore the world of animals with articles that support animal classification, behavior, and habitat lessons or research the lives of important historical and contemporary figures who have impacted the world. Designed for grades K-3.*

PebbleGo Next --States and American Indians Studies:

Explore the United States and American Indian History. Aligned to grades 3-6 curriculum, PebbleGo Next offers key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting along with a variety of downloadable questions, including prompts to inspire critical thinking.*

*Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).

**Subscription purchased by East Central Regional Library.

Early Literacy

What happens in early childhood can last a lifetime. Caregivers are a child’s first teacher, and fostering a love of reading from a young age sets children up for a lifetime of success.

East Central Regional Library provides you with a great set of programs, print-outs, kits, and more to foster early reading with your children.

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