Kids Web Resources

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A to Z USA

Information about states.


A to Z The World

AtoZ The World provides detailed coverage of every country.


Britannica Library Children

Encyclopedia with articles, biographices, videos, images, and web sites.



BookFlix is an exciting online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.

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Comics Plus (Children’s Collection)

Read children’s comics online.



Britannica’s Spanish encyclopedia for Elementary and Middle school students.

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Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, and more.


GVRL Youth

Includes encyclopedias on a wide range of topics for youth.



Enjoy free movies, music, eBooks, and audiobooks from Hoopla on your mobile device or computer with your Mount Prospect Public Library card.

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Little Pim

Language learning for kids, pre-K to Grade 2. Covers Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English, German, Arabic, Russian.

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LOTE Online for Kids

Children’s picture books in World Languages.

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National Geographic Kids

Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.


NoveList K-8

Find new books based on books you’ve read or topics in which you are interested.

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Download audiobooks, ebooks, and video.



Username is mppl, and password is library. Explores animals, science, social studies, and biographies in English and Spanish.


Scholastic Teachables

Worksheets, mini-books, printable packs and lessons to use in class or at home.

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Story Cove

Folktales from around the world! There’s nothing like a good picture book to stir a child’s imagination and create excitement about reading.

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Weston Woods Plus

With Weston Woods Plus you can stream your favorite Weston Woods story book videos, including titles like Creepy Carrots, School’s First Day of School, and Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late.

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AR BookFind

Search for books based on authors, topics, titles or Accelerated Reader level.



Illinois residents have access to thousands of e-resources free of charge & no library card is required.


Books & More

Explore book, movie, and audiobook suggestions in various categories for young readers of all levels.

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A nonprofit, is “the leading provider of K-12 computer science curriculum in the largest school districts in the United States.”

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources Biodiversity Education

Learn about species and habitats in Illinois.

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Khan Academy

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Over 3,600 video tutorials! Emphasis on the STEM subjects. Life-long learning tool for all.


Search for books in your Lexile range so it’s not too easy or too hard.


This site has information on patron saints and profiles of those saints. Profiles have portraits, biographical information, areas of patronage, prayers, links to related sites, readings, etc.

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A “free, easy-to-use web app that equips the next generation of designers and engineers with the foundational skills for innovation: 3D design, electronics, and coding!”



TumbleBooks’ mission is to provide quality e-books for children which will encourage and engage tech-savvy young readers.