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Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back as a short puppet show:

Watch Kevin Henkes read Elephants on Parade:

Links for Children's Activities

Parents, feel free to preview the links.

Need something else to read? National Emergency Library

7 Ways to Deal When the World Is Just So Overwhelming  from Girl Scouts of the USA

Activities from 4-H

Ideas from the Dr. Seuss and Eric Carle museums (PBS Newshour link)


NASA at Home ebooks, podcasts, activities, and more!

Free coloring pages. More coloring pages, collected by Mental Floss magazine.

My Hero Is You storybook for children & caregivers from the World Health Organization. Available in multiple languages.

Kids' Corner of the Mackinac Bridge website.

Talking Is Teaching resources for early childhood.




Links for Parents

FAMILIES! Want to talk science w/ a REAL SCIENTIST on video chat? You can do that FOR FREE, thanks to the nonprofit@SkypeScientist

that matches people up with scientists to talk science in these trying times we're in.

Gun Safety in the home

PBS Newshour: Amid pandemic and shelter in place, how much news should kids consume?


Pop-up Library will return when school reopens.

Pop-up Library @ RMS

F. C. Reed Middle School

First and third Tuesdays @ lunch time

Library staff will visit F. C. Reed Middle School with a selection of materials for students to check out. 

Playaway Launchpad Tables for Kids

  • Preloaded with high quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational.
  • Provides hours of interactive learning and play without exposure to unintended content or the need for a network connection or downloading. Launchpads are secure and do not have wi-fi access or a camera.

  • Launchpads are powered by an Android operating system and feature a 7-inch high definition touch screen, external speaker, universal audio jack, and a protective bumper.
  • One Launchpad can be checked out to a library card at a time for a 2 week lending period. Launchpads must be checked out and returned at the front desk with all of their accessories.

Early Literacy will return when the library reopens.

Early Literacy Classes with Miss Tami

Join us for creative movement, song, dance, finger plays, and more. Parents will have the opportunity to engage one on one with their little one, meet other parents and give their child a chance to play with other children

Monday...     Baby & Me (newborn-2 yrs) at 10:45 AM

Tuesdays...   Toddler & Me (ages 2-5 yrs) at 9:30 OR 11:30 AM 

                    Story Hour (ages 2-5 yrs) at 10:30 AM

AWE Children's Learning Computers

We have 2 AWE Computers located in our Story Hour House in the children's section. To learn about the effectiveness of these computers, click here.