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Chapel Hill Public Library

A department of the Town of Chapel Hill

Web Links for Kids

Learning for Kids

(for CHPL Cardholders)

BookFlix Scholastic BookFlix
Use your library barcode number (no spaces) to log onto this online literacy resource that pairs streaming videos with related nonfiction eBooks. Designed to help children in grades PreK-3 develop and practice essential reading skills and to build a love of reading and learning. A great new resource purchased by the Chapel Hill Public Library Foundation Ensuring Excellence Campaign! Chapel Hill Library card required for access.
Use your library login to access this great service that offers live, one-to-one help from certified tutors online.


Other recommended websites for
fun, games and homework help

Websites for Kids

PBS Kids and PBS Kids Go! 
Games and stories from PBS shows.

Scholastic Preschool Playground and Scholastic Kids
Stories, music, coloring, and more! Plus information about your favorite books (like Harry Potter, Captain Underpants, Magic School Bus, and more), games and homework help.

Sesame Street Workshop
Games, stories, art, music, and more from the favorite television program.

Websites for Tweens

Fun Brain
Try playing “Math Baseball”, “Change Maker” and “Spell Check” games.

National Geographic Magazine for Kids
Fascinating articles, information, and games.

Sports Illustrated for Kids Online
Features news, a behind-the-scenes look at top stories, a trivia challenge, a calendar of sports stars’ birthdays, and more.


Grimm’s Fairy Tales
From National Geographic, enjoy 12 “unvarnished” stories based on a 1914 translation. These are the original versions, not Disney-fied!

International Children’s Digital Library
This site provides access to hundreds of digitized children’s books from around the world. A project of the University of Maryland and the Internet Archive.

A free source for storytelling featuring audio downloads of popular classics like “Sleeping Beauty” and “The Three Little Pigs.” You can listen to the stories on your computer, download them to a portable player, or burn them to CD.

A digital library for kids, from Smart-Start North Carolina and the Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC).

Search Engines/Homework

Internet Public Library Kid’s Space
Links for kids from the first public library of and for the Internet community.

Quiz Hub 
Quiz Hub is a fun online interactive learning center for K-12 students. It features fun educational games, puzzles, and quizzes.


America’s Story
Discover American history with the help of the Library of Congress.

CIA World Fact Book
A site with information and current statistics for the world’s countries, prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency.

This Day in History
Famous birthdays and events for each day of the year, from the History Channel.

Nature & Science

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Brainpop & Brainpop Jr.

Discovery Kids

National Geographic for Kids

Nine Planets

Science for Kids

Volcano World

Resources for Parents

Kids’ Safety at

Help Your Child Become a Reader

North Carolina Homeschooling Resources

Last updated: 5 May 2014