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Children's Resources

Browse our K-12 Research databases and eBook & eMedia services for more content, including audiobooks from Audible Discover, Kids InfoBits, NoveList Plus K-8, and more! Please contact us via email or our Ask Us service for assistance using any of these resources.

Remote Learning Resources

Merrimack School District Remote Learning Resources

Collection of resources to support remote learning efforts, including digital learning tools, software tutorials, and more! Compiled and maintained by the Merrimack School District.

Wide Open School

A free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media.

School Choice Week

Toolkits, platform recommendations, and other resources design to enhance remote learning. Also includes resources geared toward students with disabilities.

How to Home School During the Coronavirus Crisis

Today magazine's how-to guide on remote learning and using associated resources.

Educational Activities

Jarrett Lerner's Activities Page

Print-outs and activities that encourage creativity and story creation.

Learn in Color

Over 75 educational and entertaining activities to do indoors.

Lunch Doodles With Mo Williams

Daily videos that encourage learners to draw, doodle, and explore new ways of writing.

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and learning during school closures.

Virtual Story Times

Merrimack Public Library Storytime on Facebook Live and Instagram

Catch us live every Monday and Friday at 10:30am on Facebook and every Wednesday at 3pm on Instagram!

Authors Everywhere!

Workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice, and more, made possible by an amazing community of children's book writers and illustrators.

Picture Book Read Alouds

Collection of authors reading their own works on video, including a list from the Indianapolis Public Library with over 100 titles and some titles in non-English languages.

Story Time from Space

Children's books reads by astronauts while in space, provided by the Global Space Education Foundation.

Storyline Online

Streamable videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books alongside creatively producted illustrators.