Kids Online Resources

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that engage kids with reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books and adding animation, sound, music, and narration to produce a digital picture book that you can read or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games. (may not be available from within school locations)

Click here to start tumbling! is a global education initiative with the goal of helping kids build a strong foundation for future academic success. We hope you enjoy its engaging online reading and games within one of our seven library branches.

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E-books, audiobooks, streaming videos, and Read-Alongs, for youth ages pre-K through 4th grade. Click here for thousands of kids' books online

The NC Digital Library: Kids Section is a vast collection of downloadable e-books, audiobooks, movies, and TV shows just for kids. All you need is your Catawba County Library Card to gain access.

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The Just for Kids Streaming Collection gives children – and their parents – a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform where they can freely explore and enjoy videos for education and entertainment.

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You can always search our entire collection of books and resources online. The Kids Collection Search is a fun, graphic way for kids to search our catalog prepared just for them.

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Learn Anything, For Free. Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization that provides free online lessons and courses in virtually any topic.

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Here you’ll find lesson plans, educator resources, State Library and State Archives collections, and virtual assistance from state librarians and educators, as well as offerings from our state’s natural and cultural institutions. Click here.

24/7 access to e-books, audiobooks, videos, online magazines, and more.

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