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Kids & Teens

2019 Kids & Teens Writing Contest 2019 Kids & Teens Writing Contest

Coming soon! The Annual Kids and Teens Writing Contest is almost here! Check back on Dec. 1st for writing prompt and official rules!
Coming soon! The Annual Kids and Teens Writing Contest is almost here! Check back on Dec. 1st for writing prompt and official rules!

Storytimes at the Library Storytimes at the Library

Check out the selection of storytimes we offer across our five branches.
Check out the selection of storytimes we offer across our five branches.

Book Recommendation Service for K-8 Book Recommendation Service for K-8

NoveList K-8 provides: Fiction and non-fiction recommendations, Mood-based recommendations, & Core Curriculum recommendations
NoveList K-8 provides: Fiction and non-fiction recommendations, Mood-based recommendations, & Core Curriculum recommendations

Watch and Read Watch and Read

BookFlix allows you to read along to classic kid's storybooks. It requires Adobe Flash for desktop use.
BookFlix allows you to read along to classic kid's storybooks. It requires Adobe Flash for desktop use.

A Window to International Cultures A Window to International Cultures

recommended by pacl_kids
This a curated list of high quality picture books with beautiful artwork and inspirational stories.
This a curated list of high quality picture books with beautiful artwork and inspirational stories.

Streaming Kid's videos Streaming Kid's videos

Help your little ones learn and grow with Kanopy Kids- a free video streaming service!
Help your little ones learn and grow with Kanopy Kids- a free video streaming service!

Read to a Dog Read to a Dog

Paws to Read is a program for children to practice their reading. The therapy dog will hang on your every word!
Paws to Read is a program for children to practice their reading. The therapy dog will hang on your every word!

Homework Help is Right Here Homework Help is Right Here

Homework can be fun. Try our homework help resources.
Homework can be fun. Try our homework help resources.

Little Scholar Tablets Little Scholar Tablets

Little Scholars are pre-loaded with games, books and songs. Available at Children's and Mitchell Park Libraries only. Ages 4-7
Little Scholars are pre-loaded with games, books and songs. Available at Children's and Mitchell Park Libraries only. Ages 4-7

Museum Passes Museum Passes

Discover & Go provides discount family passes to a wide variety of Bay Area cultural destinations.
Discover & Go provides discount family passes to a wide variety of Bay Area cultural destinations.

Family Film Festival Family Film Festival

Join us for a family movie afternoon the last Saturday of each month. Registration is required.
Join us for a family movie afternoon the last Saturday of each month. Registration is required.

Picture Book Biographies Picture Book Biographies

recommended by pacl_kids
These are staff picks by PACL for picture book biographies- perfect for kids, or adults too!
These are staff picks by PACL for picture book biographies- perfect for kids, or adults too!

Great Books for 4th Graders Great Books for 4th Graders

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PACL librarians chose our best books for 4th graders.
PACL librarians chose our best books for 4th graders.

Great Books for 5th Graders Great Books for 5th Graders

recommended by pacl_kids
Here are some top picks brought to you by PACL librarians!
Here are some top picks brought to you by PACL librarians!

Read and Listen Read and Listen

StoryPlay*r allows you to record personal readings of books for playback. Discover hundreds of picture books in French and English here.
StoryPlay*r allows you to record personal readings of books for playback. Discover hundreds of picture books in French and English here.
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