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The Youth Services Department

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June in the Children’s Department
Families are encouraged to spend time together in the Library. Read, have conversations, and play board games. The Library has comfortable space that is cool and is free of
distractions.

Wellness Wizards
The Wellness Wizards will meet at the Maywood Public Library District from June 2nd through July 21st on Thursdays from 2:00-5:00 pm. This is a program for kids from 3rd through 5th grade which will involve outdoor games, educational activities, and healthy snacks. People who are interested in this event must complete a registration form available in the Youth Services Department of the Library. Parental consent is required. This program is free.

Summer Program for Kids
Get in the Game and READ! The Maywood Public Library District’s Summer Program will take place from June 6th through July 13th. Kids will be able to develop their skills, drop in for shared reading, treasure hunts, board games, raffles and prizes. For more information, please visit the Youth Services Department on the second floor of the Library.

Summer reading program

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Websites for kids:

IPL Kidspace

Fact Monster

Homework Helpers

ABC YA: Practice math and reading skills while playing fun games.

All Kids: An Illinois healthcare program for supplying health insurance for Illinois' children. For more
answers to questions regarding this program, please click here for the All Kids booklet.
Para leer acera All Kids en Español, oprima aqui.

Ben’s Guide to the United States Government
An educational government website that offers a mobile-friendly infrastructure for young people between the ages of 4 and 14.  Learn about the American government!

Dr. Seuss’s Seussville: Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss and his friends.

Find a Book: An online tool that allows children and parents to search for books that are at the child’s reading level.  Searches can be performed in English or Spanish.Pictures on a board

Fun Brain: Play games while practicing math and reading skills.

Highlights Kids: Read, play games, and conduct cool science experiments.  

Into the Book: Go into the book to play games that practice reading strategies.

Kids.gov: A beneficial website for students and teachers.  Children from kindergarten through 8th grade can use Kids.gov to find help with their homework, view educational videos, learn about the government, and play games.  Teachers can find lesson plans for their daily activities. 

Kid's Health: A website by the Nemours Foundation.

National Geographic for Kids: Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.

PBS Kids: Hang out with you favorite characters all while learning.

Star Fall: Practice your phonics skills with these read-along stories.

Storyline Online: Have some of your favorite stories read to you by movie stars.

Switcheroo Zoo: Watch, listen, and play games to learn about amazing animals.

     
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