Youth & Family Resources

Audio Book Cloud

AudioBookCloud - all ages audio book database

Brick Central Building Club Challenges

  Every Thursday, a new challenge will be posted to our Facebook page. Complete the challenge and upload an image to our virtual display case, aka the Facebook post, then like and comment on other's creations.

4/02/2020 - Brick Central virtual challenge: Build a tower that stands as tall as you!

4/09/2020 - Brick Central virtual challenge: Build a secret hide-out: a big one for you (out of blankets & pillows) and a small one too! (out of LEGO bricks or other materials)

4/16/2020 - Brick Central virtual challenge: Minifigures: Hit the Bricks  https://www.facebook.com/PortageCountyPublicLibrary/videos/577765319517140/

4/23/2020 - Brick Central virtual challenge: Ultimate Playground!

4/30/2020 - Brick Central virtual challenge: To the Rescue!

5/7/2020 - Brick Central Virtual Challenge: It's a Fairy Tale World

Coronavirus: A book for children by: Axel Scheffler

Nosy Crow Publishing Company has released a book for children that explains the Coronavirus.

Follow this link to access the free book:https://nosycrowcoronavirus.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/Coronavirus_ABookForChildren.pdf

Curbside Pickup

Click here for more information: https://www.pocolibrary.org/curbside-pickup-0

Family Book Breaks

  Watch one of your local librarians read a picture book at 10:30am every weekday on Facebook. #PCPLBookBreak

Novel Effect App

Your voice. Your books. Not the same old storytime.

Music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice as you read your favorite titles together. Promote language development, increase engagement, and make storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) https://noveleffect.com/

Schmeeckle Reserve Nature Programs

Schmeeckle Reserve is offering its Spring Nature Program Series in an online virtual format. Click on the title links to access the entire video collection.

Family Nature Programs: These 20-30 minute family-friendly programs are created for all ages. Explore a variety of nature-themed topics to inspire your outdoor adventures.

Preschool Discovery Programs: These 15-20 minute fun programs are created for children ages 3-6. Join our naturalists with songs, stories, and activities related to things you can see in Schmeeckle Reserve.

Storytime Scavenger Hunts

  We are excited to bring you a new way to enjoy storytime from home. Follow the links for a Storytime Scavenger Hunt!

Sync Audiobooks:

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC 2020 will use Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive. https://www.audiobooksync.com/

Tumble Book Library

TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook database

TeenBookCloud - grade 7-12 ebook database

Tumble Math

TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database