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Learning Resources

Our kits cover topics to aid children in school or to help with life changes. We also have puzzles and flashcards available.

Link to list of kits and packs in our library catalog.

Hands on Learning Collection

We have practical learning aids for you to use in-house, including a globe (with constellations), microscope, frog model, Newton's Cradle, Simple Machines-Gears, Molecular Kit and Plasma Ball.

Link to list of Realia in our library catalog.

Tumblebook Library

Hosts animated, talking picture books that teach children to love reading in a different format. Only BPLD patrons remotely; anyone in-house.

Link to Digital Content Page

Scholastic Teachables

Get worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more for many subjects in any grade! Only BPLD patrons remotely; anyone in-house.

Link to Digital Content Page

World Book Online

This is perfect for learning about various topics, and it includes the print version articles plus more. Only BPLD patrons remotely; anyone in-house.

Link to Digital Content Page

Resources for Teachers (1 pp, 15 KB)

Safety Guidelines for Caregivers and Children (1 pp, 21 KB)

Youth Events

Join us for storytimes, STEM events, crafting, family events, gaming, and more!

Link to Youth events on the calendar page.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Prizes given for every 100 books, with a grand prize being a book and their picture on our "Wall of Fame." Get a reading packet in person or track your progress here.

Book Button Club

Are you looking for a fun way to motivate your children to read different types of books? Sign up for our Book Button Club, open to students in grades K-8. Students can choose from 20 different categories of books. Collect one or all twenty custom-designed buttons! Stop by the Youth Services desk to register and pick up your reading log

Art Room

Open for children to come in and use art supplies they may not have at home.

Play & Learn Area

In this area, you can find a variety of fun and educational toys. There’s plenty here to enjoy!

Digital Content

Use your BPLD card to read books, watch movies, listen to music, and more right from home.

Link to Digital Content Page

Library-Wide Collections

Aside from books, we carry DVDs, CDs, video games, audiobooks, magazines, youth puzzles, youth flashcards, ACT/SAT Prep Launchpads, Playaways, VUDU Sparks, and family resource kits.


Computers & Laptops

Use our computers with a registered library card, or we have 15-minute computers for quick tasks and laptops for in-Library use! Youth computers are on the second floor. Policies Apply

Youth iPads

These have fun and educational apps for children. In-Library use only. Policy Applies

Youth Playaways

Plug headphones into these devices to listen to your favorite audiobooks on the go.

Link to list of Youth Playaways in our library catalog.

VOX Books

These books have complete narrations of stories. Shown to help emerging readers.

Link to list of VOX Books in our library catalog.

VUDU Sparks

Get one of these devices for over 150 movie and TV show titles at your fingertips. WiFi, HDMI, and USB port on TV required.

Link to list of VUDU Sparks in our library catalog.


Upcoming Youth Programs
Links to information about getting free tickets to Museums, Zoos & More.
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