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Great Books for Special Situations

Sometimes children face huge challenges in life. 

They may not understand why they can't hug their friends the way they used to. They may be placed in a foster home.  They may have an incarcerated parent.  They may experience homelessness.  They may be in a household with a...

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Upcoming Events for Kids

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Miller
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Description:
The Miller Branch is celebrating beloved author Roald Dahl's birthday!  Come pick up a different children's take and make craft each week during the month of September at the Miller Branch.  Every craft will be based on a treasured Roa...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Miller
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Description:
The Miller Branch is celebrating beloved author Roald Dahl's birthday!  Come pick up a different children's take and make craft each week during the month of September at the Miller Branch.  Every craft will be based on a treasured Roa...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Description:
Ahoy Maties!  The dinosaur pirates are in search of buried treasure!  Will they find it?  Find out as Christina reads Dinosaur Pirates, written and illustrated by Penny Dale.  You can watch the FSPL storytime videos at a...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Seed Catalog - ALL MONTH LONG

All Day
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just beginning to dabble in gardening, stop by the Miller Branch during the month of October and grab a seed packet (or two)!  In October, we will be handing out a variety of herb seeds that you can grow in...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Junie B. Jones Activity Packets

10/04/2021 @ 9:00am - 11/10/2021 @ 8:00pm
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Books & Writing, Games & Activities
Program Description:
Get in the mood for the Community School of the Arts' upcoming show, Junie B. Jones the Musical JR!  CSA has the actors, and your library has the books!  Drop by any library location and pick up your Junie B. activity packet beginning ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Biography Break with Ms. Robin

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Real people are fascinating!  Want to learn more about them?  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube for a Biography Break!  This month, Ms. Robin will be reading about stagecoach driver, Fearless Mary.  It's a dangerous job...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Origami for Everyone

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Add a touch of whimsy to your home and have some fun as you create origami.  Children, teens, and adults can enjoy learning the Japanese art of folding paper. Pick up a free origami packet at the Miller Branch before you tune in. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime with Matia! I Love My Hair

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Do you love your hair?  Do you have a favorite hairstyle?  Matia likes to wear her hair in many different ways, just like Keyana.  "I Love My Hair" was written by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley and illustrated by E. B. Lewis.  Post a p...

Databases for Kids

ABC Mouse

ABCmouse.com offers the most comprehensive online curriculum for children ages 2-8+, including reading and language arts, math, beginning science, social studies, art, and music. 

When accessing ABCmouse from home via the library website, you will need to create an account.  Your account can be shared by up to three children in a household, each with their own avatar, profile, and progress-tracking on the ABCmouse Step-by-Step Learning Path. 

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CultureGrams

Primary sources, statistics, and cultural reports covering the countries of the world, states, and Canadian provinces.  Explore the United States and discover state flags, maps, sports teams, recipes, symbols, songs, and more. 

The Traveler Statewide Resource project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.”

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Hoopla

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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LearningExpress

LearningExpress is an interactive online learning platform for job searching, workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation. It also covers college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement for all ages. 

The Traveler Statewide Resource project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.”

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Mango Languages

Learn more than 70 languages through real conversations, and also features ESL lessons. Great for kids.

The Traveler Statewide Resource project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.”

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NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

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World Book Kids

Search thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies.

The Traveler Statewide Resource project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.”

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World Book Spanish - Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Spanish language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Includes maps, images, and activities. 

The Traveler Statewide Resource project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.”

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World Book Student

Find thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices.

The Traveler Statewide Resource project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.”

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