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Social Emotional Learning Resources for Grades 1-5

Social emotional learning (SEL) encourages the development of self control, self awareness and the interpersonal skills needed to succeed in school and life. We hope this collection of library materials will inspire you to think of many ways you can promote social emotional learning among the children in your life.

Best Books for Preschool and Kindergarten

Is your preschool or kindergarten-aged child looking for something new to read? Check out this curated list of best books for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners for your little one to enjoy!

Best Series Books for Grades 4-5

A book series motivates children to continue reading to see what happens next. This selection highlights the first book in these popular children’s series.

Graphics and Comics for Grades 6-8

Adventure, magic, and good friends can be found in these books of amazing artwork. Try one of our recommendations for middle schoolers!   A Library card and PIN will be required to access many

Best Books for Grades 7-8

Finding just the right book for a seventh or eighth grader can be a challenge. Let your librarians help you with a few of our favorite fiction titles.

Best Books for Second Grade Readers

Looking for books for a second grader? Here are wonderful picture books and easy readers specifically chosen for this age group. Books in series are noted. A Library card and PIN will be required to access many of the resources listed. Need help with your card or PIN? Contact your nearest location or call 419-259-5200. Need a new card?

April Fool’s Day for Grades PreK-3

April Fool’s Day is celebrated this year on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Whatever your prank, joke or pun, make it a great time to celebrate with a smile.

Poetry for Middle School Readers

Middle school comes with a lot of feelings. Poetry is a beautiful outlet of those feelings. Share these great books with your middle schooler.

Homeschooling Resources for Grades PreK-12

Below are just some of the materials that may be helpful to teaching children at home. Whether you’re new or experienced, there are resources available to help you.   Homeschooling for Absolute Beginners