Raising a Reader
Parents play a primary role in bringing the joy of reading to their children. These sites contain a variety of tips, activities and book lists that will encourage your child to become a lifelong reader. Whether your child is just learning the skills that will prepare him for reading or is already reading independently, your participation is a key factor in your child's success.
In addition to these links, keep in mind that the library staff is available to help you choose books and other materials that will nurture a love of reading and learning in your child.
- Guys Read
- Helping Your Child Become a Reader
- Jim Trelease on Reading
- Literacy Central
- Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
- Storyplace: the Children’s Digital Library
- Vegas PBS Ready to Learn
- Zero to Three
- ¡Colorín, Colorado! Helping Children Read and Succeed
Fun & Games for Preschoolers
Playtime is big fun when it's shared with Clifford.
Follow the antics of the world's most loveable troublesome monkey.
Disney’s Preschool Games
Exciting games for preschoolers featuring their favorite Disney characters.
Fun with Spot
Fans of Eric Hill's Spot books will enjoy playing these games and reading the animated versions of some of these books.
Maisy’s Fun Club
Read, play games, and make things with Maisy and friends.
A site created for younger children with a variety of games, activities and fun-from the people who bring you the Nickelodeon Channel.
Welcome to wonderful wacky world of Dr. Seuss!
Thomas the Tank Engine
All aboard, Thomas the Tank Engine fans!
Fun & Games for School Age Kids
Games and activities made especially for girls.
Between the Lions
Get wild about reading with songs and fun games.
A wide variety of games featuring popular cartoon characters.
A step-by-step guide to kids’ crafts.
Try this site and see just how fun learning can be!
Highlights for Kids
Plenty of activities for kids who love Highlights magazine.
An interactive version of the popular books from Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick.
PBS for Kids
Games and activities related to PBS programs for children.
Come and play with Elmo, Cookie Monster and all of your other friends on Sesame Street.