Kids Corner

Join us for great events just for kids! Visit the LIBRARY CALENDAR for details.

Audiobooks at the Library

Fondulac District Library offers audiobooks on CD, Playaway portable devices, and in digital formats for streaming or download.

  • Search the library’s collection of audiobooks on CD and Playaways here.
  • Explore the library’s collection of streaming audiobooks. (You will need to enter your FDL card number.)
  • Browse audiobooks (and eBooks!) from the Overdrive and Axis360 apps. (Be sure to sign in with your library card number.)
  • If you need assistance with installing and utilizing library apps, please visit or call the library at (309) 699-3917. Instructions for Overdrive also available here, and instructions for Axis360 can be viewed here.
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FDL Matinee Marathon

Fondulac District Library is excited to announce its first “Matinee Marathon!” This program celebrates the excitement of cinema and gives patrons of all ages a chance to win a prize drawing for watching movies they check out from the library. Pick up a Matinee Marathon participation log at any service desk and return the completed log to the Second Floor Information Desk by November 30 for a chance to win! Participants may complete and submit more than one log during the program for multiple chances to win, so grab your library card, pop some popcorn, and press play! Please visit or call the library at (309) 699-3917 with questions.

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Online Learning at the Library (For Kids!)

electronic-education-resourceswebFondulac District Library offers a variety of online learning resources for children.

Tumblebooks are collections of eBooks, audiobooks, and read-along picture books that can be accessed in the library or remotely with your Fondulac District Library card. Educational games, puzzles, and comprehension quizzes are also included. The library offers Tumblebooks for all ages and reading levels!

ABCmouse.com is an early learning curriculum website available on the computers in the Youth Services Department at Fondulac District Library. ABC Mouse is tailored to children in preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school. The site contains more than 5,000 learning activities and 650 lessons. Library staff members are happy to show you and your child how to get started.

Please visit or call the library at (309) 699-3917 with questions.

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1KB4K: 1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN
1KB4K is a library initiative that promotes reading 1,000 books to preschoolers before they begin Kindergarten. It’s easy to do, and the child gets a free book every time they read and report 100 books. For additional information or to register, visit the Youth Services Department.

Anytime Activities
Even when there’s not a program scheduled, there’s always something fun to do at the library! Stop by the desk in the Youth Services Department to learn more about the library’s current Anytime Activity, a craft, game, or project kids can do whenever they visit the library.

Toys & Games
Numerous toys and games are available for your child to play with in the library’s Youth Services Department. The library offers a wide selection of board and card games, as well as a train table, Lego table, puzzles, and a puppet theater. Stop by and enjoy a delightful and entertaining morning or afternoon at the library!

Help Your Preschooler Succeed In School
According to United Way’s Success By Six Program, parents are a child’s first and most important teachers, and future academic success begins at home.  Click here for monthly activities from United Way.

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Susan Elder, Youth Services Manager

 

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