Information and activities to help stay in and keep brains sharp at home
Free access to remote learning activities, articles, and lesson plans for PreK-9th grade
Iowa State Engineering Kids
Activities and LEGO build challenges for students
Info on all kinds of topics for kids
An award-winning site; free at home info coming soon
Find & Share About Good Books
Great books for boys and more; site by author Jon Scieszka
Kids can read and make book recommendations
On all kinds of popular topics
Read-alikes, author information, booklists, lexile info
Ideas for good books, videos with authors, and more
And help fight world hunger
Kind of like Mad Libs
Program your own video games and animations
Being an upstander, dealing with bullying
- Also try searching other libraries’ websites, such as New York Public Library, Chicago Public Library (clicks through to Chicago Public Schools), or LA Public Library, for free resources! (Note that some of their resources, like some of ours, are only available to patrons within their *service area!)
Check out our amazing online resources that can be used from home, by registering with your library card*
Need to sign up for a card during our closure? Register for a Digital-Only Library Card.
- eBooks for Kids
Digital downloads of eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, & movies
- The New York Times
- Transparent Languages is an online language learning program.
- Niche Academy provides tutorials on how to use library e-resources
- Learning Express has test preparation and practice exams for GED, ACT, AP tests.
Also, career information, computer skills instruction, and more!
*Some digital materials, including all streaming video and downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, are only available to residents of Marshalltown, rural Marshall County, Haverhill, and Ferguson.