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Join us for Storytime! For children big and small, Storytime is lots of fun. Meet new friends and develop a love of reading in your children as we read, dance, craft, and sing on Mondays starting at 10:30 a.m.

Free books for children to keep: Register your child today to receive a free, new book every month until the age of five!  You child can receive a book every month mailed right to your home.  The program is free for children under the age of 5.  Visit  to sign up!  For more information, please contact the Down East Partnership for Children by email ( or phone (252-985-4300).

Dolly Parton


E-books for Kids

NCKids- free e-books  and e-audiobooks for children. This a great resource for reading on the go!



Fun Stuff

PBS Online Games
Curious George
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Sesame Street
Thomas the Tank Engine
Up to 10
 Clifford the Big Red Dog  Arthur  


Homework Help

Aerial images of the world  

Bill Nye the Science Guy 


City Data 

Country Profiles 

Dictionary and Thesaurus 

Fact Monster- homework help, especially good for reports 

Famous Explorers

Farmer's Almanac

Fifty States- facts about our 50 states

Flags of the World 

Fun educational sites- games to help reinforce math and science skills

Google Maps

Guinness World Records

Holidays by Country 

Infoplease, online encyclopedia

Latitude and Longitude 

Measurement Conversion Calculator 

NC Lighthouses 

NCLive Resources for Homework Help, Educational Videos, E-books and more 

NCPedia- encyclopedia of North Carolina topics

Science Bob- science activities, science fair ideas, etc.

U.S. Presidents info

Weather, NOAA- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

World Factbook


Reader's Advisory

AR Book Finder- search titles and AR levels to find the best book for your child.

2019-2020 Battle of the Books List for elementary 

Caldecott Winner list- most distinguished American picture book for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year.

Coretta Scott King awards- recognizes outstanding African American authors and illustrators, and is awarded for books about the African-American experience that are written for a youth audience (high school or elementary).

Geisel Awards (Dr. Seuss)- recognizes the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.

Newbery Winners List- award to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

NoveList Plus- database with book descriptions, reading levels included, author-read-alike and book-read-alike searching, etc. Will need a library card to sign in through NCLive.

Poetry Zone


Exploring the web safely

Parent's Guide to the Internet - tips for parents to help children navigate  the internet safely.

Search engine for children


Nash-Rocky Mount Schools