Learn-at-Home & Online Fun
Information and activities to help stay in and keep brains sharp at home
Marshalltown Public Library’s Online Reading Challenges with Beanstack
fun Learning Sites
Fun educational activities & video clips from favorite PBS Shows
DK Find Out
Info on all kinds of topics for kids
Education.com + Brainzy
Printable activities and educational games
(Requires free account for limited access)
Science Center of Iowa
At home science activity ideas and links
Program your own video games and animations
Find & Share About Good Books
Stories and fun for preschoolers
On all kinds of popular topics
Read-alikes, author information, booklists, lexile info
Ideas for good books, videos with authors, and more
amazing online resources*
Check out these online resources that can be used FREE from home, using your library card*
Need to sign up for a card from home? Register for a Digital-Only Library Card.
Or, if you already have a card and don’t know your barcode number, contact us for help.
- 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, subject help at several levels, and more!
*Most digital materials and online resources (by terms of the license) are only available to our “dedicated service area” (residents of Marshalltown, rural Marshall County, Haverhill, and Ferguson.)