May is here and that means time to finish school and get ready for SUMMER! What plans are you and your family making this year? Don't forget about Summer Reading at the Library!
Celebrate children in May, along with National Children's Book Week, May 13-19. Special events going on at all library locations! Vote online now for your favorite book!
May is National Bike Month and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Get outside and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine! Parents: Check out these tips from the League of American Bicyclists on teaching your child to ride a bike!
Be Kind to Animals Week is May 5-11.
May 1 is May Day. On May Day, Hawaiians celebrate Lei Day. Learn about...
Aviation History Month
National Arts and Humanities Month. Check out one of our many How to Draw books this month.
National Library Card Sign Up Month. Get ready for a lifetime of adventure and Get Your Library Card Here! (visit your local library for more information).
Ahoy mateys! September is pirate month, and September 19 be Talk Like a Pirate Day.
We at JCPL invite you to raise the Jolly Roger and get yore sea legs with some pirate-related booty here and abroad on the high seas of the Internet.
Children’s Vision and Learning Month. Have fun with some optical illusion and matching games from the Children's Vision Information Network. Also, The American Optometric Association website has links to programs that can help with eye exams.
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month. Check out a book about Kindergarten to get ready!
Interactive talking books for young and developing readers. Readers read along with the words on the screen. Selected books available in Spanish and French. Now, selected titles available for iPad!
World Book is an easy-to-use encyclopedia with portals designed for all levels of learning.
This kid-centered search engine featuring giant friendly lizards is a great resource for early learners.
Search all of Inspire's newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, videos, photographs and more using this interface for young and first-time researchers.
Many documents on this site are available in the Adobe Portable Document Format. To read and view PDFs, you will need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program for your computer.
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