Your kids are special to us.
We want them to learn to love stories that will stretch their imaginations. And build the reading skills they‘ll need for success in school and life. Let us show you the best books, share reading tips, and fill your library visits with free events including stories, music, and hands-on learning.
Use these videos to learn songs and rhymes from our storytimes.
We distribute literacy kits at Head Start and the Early Childhood Center.
See reading tips, fun learning activities, and our favorite books for wee ones.
Learn about our reading clubs, free activities, and books we recommend.
When homework hits, we can help. We’ll also help you pick great books.
We’ll support your homeschooling and connect you with helpful resources.
Homework Links, Reading Games & Book Recommendations
It’s all in our Just Kids section (for parents, too).
Reviews of Books
for Kids & Teens
Find books that children may like, based on books or authors that already appeal to them. Includes fiction and nonfiction, for all ages; also shows Lexile reading level. For home use, log in with your Champaign library card.