Kids Web Resources
Library Card Required outside the Library
Information about states.
AtoZ The World provides detailed coverage of every country.
Get one-on-one help from a tutor, 2 – 11 p.m., or use the Skills Center, 24/7.
Encyclopedia with articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.
BookFlix is an exciting online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.
Read children’s comics online.
Britannica’s Spanish encyclopedia for Elementary and Middle school students.
Explore More Illinois provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, and more.
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.
iVox is an interactive storybook app for children ages 4-8. Available for iOS and Android, iVox brings favorite stories to life with three dimensional characters and scenes that children can explore.
Language learning for kids, pre-K to Grade 2. Covers Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English, German, Arabic, Russian.
Children’s picture books in World Languages.
Use the smartest card – your library card – to receive admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations!
Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.
Username is mppl, and password is library. Explores animals, science, social studies, and biographies in English and Spanish.
Elementary school students can access full articles from magazines like Highlights and Ranger Rick, as well as full text reference materials from publishers like Abdo
and Cherry Lake.
Full text of science and math encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.
Folktales from around the world! There’s nothing like a good picture book to stir a child’s imagination and create excitement about reading.
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.
No Library Card Required
Explore book, movie, and audiobook suggestions in various categories for young readers of all levels.
A nonprofit, Code.org is “the leading provider of K-12 computer science curriculum in the largest school districts in the United States.”
A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Over 3,600 video tutorials! Emphasis on the STEM subjects. Life-long learning tool for all.
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.
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.