Learn-at-Home & Online Fun

Information and activities to help stay in and keep brains sharp at home

Learning Sites

Scholastic Online
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

DK Find Out

Info on all kinds of topics for kids

ABC Mouse

An award-winning site; free at home info coming soon

Find & Share About Good Books
Guys Read

Great books for boys and more; site by author Jon Scieszka

Book Hive

Kids can read and make book recommendations


On all kinds of popular topics


Read-alikes, author information, booklists, lexile info

Book Connections
Ideas for good books, videos with authors, and more

Build vocabulary

And help fight world hunger

Wacky Web Tales

Kind of like Mad Libs


Program your own video games and animations

Stop Bullying

Being an upstander, dealing with bullying

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.