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Kids: Games & Activities

Featured Library Activities:

Overdrive: Kids Movies

Free full-length online movies for kids. All you need to sign up for an Overdrive account is your library card number and ID number. 

Public Domain Cartoons

Watch free cartoon classics like Mighty Mouse, Popeye the Sailor, Superman and more!


NASA's 24-hour TV stream. Watch videos about space exploration, what it's like to be an astronaut, and how the equipment and space shuttles work.

PBS Kids: LiveTV

24-hour stream of fun PBS cartoons and kids shows. Curious George, Sesame Street, Arthur and more. 

ABCya! Games

Large variety of games for kids 5 and older. Animal games, racing games, and word games. Ages 5+

TVOKids: Games

Variety of games for ages 7 and up. Escape games, matching games, puzzles and more. Ages 7+

CBC Kids Games

Variety of kids games. Tower defense, matching, sports, jumper, and more. Ages 5+

Fuel the Brain: Games

Have fun while learning! Games for counting, shapes, and basic math. Ages 5+

Fuzzy Fox Keyring

Summer Reading 2021 is almost over, however this cute keyring can be done anytime!!! You can use different colored yarn to change this craft into a kitty or a bear!!!


DLTK's Kids Crafts

Explore 100's of crafting projects. Crafting themes include animals, cultures, holidays and more! Each craft includes an inexpensive supplies list and step-by-step instructions.

Crayola Crafts

Craft projects are updated regularly. Each craft includes a supplies list, step-by-step instructions with pictures, and a tutorial video. Browse coloring, painting, and paper crafts.

Easy Peasy and Fun

Short tutorial videos for creating cute and easy crafts. Many holiday paper craft and how-to-draw videos.

Coloring pages can be printed at the library! Each black & white page costs 20 cents.

Crayola Coloring Pages

Free coloring pages. Themes include Disney, plants & animals, and even intricate adult coloring pages. Ages 3+

Free color pages with hundreds of themes such as holidays, cartoon characters, famous works of art and many more! Ages 3+

Just Color

Free to print. Intricate and more detailed coloring pages with many themes available. Ages 10+

The Louvre: Virtual Tour

This world famous museum is offering virtual tours through its rooms and galleries. "Walk" through the building's stunning architecture while viewing beautiful and historic masterpieces. Ages 12+

Georgia Aquarium Cams

10+ zoo exhibit cameras that live feed to the website 24 hours a day! Watch beluga whales, jelly fish, penguins, sea otters and more! Ages 3+

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Google MusicLab

Easy music maker. Choose your instruments. Place your notes on a grid. Then push play and listen to your composition! Several sounds to choose from and tempo adjuster. Ages 8+

13 Easy Magic Tricks

Tutorial videos and demonstrations of easy magic tricks that kids can learn. Ages 10+