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Parents & Homeschoolers

Summer Lunch/Kids Café at the Library
Free brown bag lunches for kids 18 or younger are offered at select library branches during the summer. Where and when.

Preschool Ages

See the programs offered at your branch by checking on the webpage of your local branchscroll down to Branch Events, click on the Calendar. Storytimes for kids of all ages run all year long, and include regular Saturday Storytimes (check with your branch for availability). No registration needed: just drop in!

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Adapted Storytimes
Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged.

Online Stories
Listen to a story with your child or read along to some of your favorite books on BookFlix, ABC Mouse, and Tumblebooks.

Baby Club
Join us for a five-week club for caregivers and children ages birth to 2. Connect with your kids and other families, and get answers about your growing child. Siblings welcome!

Kindergarten Club
Preparing a child to enter kindergarten involves much more than just learning their ABCs, shapes, colors and numbers. The fact is, it's easy to underestimate the amount of learning students are expected to possess before entering kindergarten – social, language, reading, math, writing and reasoning.

School Ages

Downloadable Books for Kids and Teens
Our downloadable collection is the perfect source of eBook, digital magazine and downloadable content that will keep your kids happy and entertained (no small feat!).


Library Resources

Project READ
Order multiple copies of high quality children’s books and explore support materials - ideal for lesson plans!

   ► Project Read Titles in our catalog         ► Booking Guidelines      

Order multiple copies of high quality teen books for groups to read and discuss. Teen READ titles include classics, a variety of genres and nonfiction.  

    ► Teen Read in our catalog         ► Booking Guidelines    

Educator Cards 
Educators may apply for a special Cuyahoga County Public Library Educator Card at any one of our branches; these carry special benefits.       ► Read more 

Homework Resources

Parents and teachers! The Library offers many resources for your students.

Homework Centers & Homework Mentors

The Library isn’t just a place where students can DO their homework; our branches actually offer free homework HELP.
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Research Databases

Help your child dig into schoolwork with our online databases of journal, magazine, encyclopedia, and newspaper articles.
      Kids+Teen Homework Help

Free Websites

We've selected these reliable learning websites for kids:

INFOhio Early Learning Portal
Offers quality digital resources to parents and educators of early learners ages 3-5 for Brain Building; Dance, Play, Move; Feelings and Friends; Read, Write, Talk, Sing; and Steps to School; Includes resources for parents and educators.
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Learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature, science, history, math, language arts, computer coding & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos and quizzes. Includes parent and teacher resources. Supports learning for kids ages 7-11.
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