Information for children in English and Spanish and available in audio. Other sections of their website have information for parent(s). 

  • COVID-19 Resources
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A surprisingly entertaining, at times humorous, basic explanation of COVID-19 and needed precautions for elementary age children and young teens.

  • COVID-19 Resources
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Each summer, Delaware County Libraries host Journey Across Delco-a challenge to children and their families to travel around the county and check out the activities that each library has to offer! For those who make it to at least five libraries, they are invited to an end of summer party in Rose Tree Park, and for those who make it to all 28 of our libraries, there is a special prize waiting for you! 

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Little Puddins Blog has a nice "Coronavirus Social Story."

  • COVID-19 Resources
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Each spring, Longwood Gardens hosts their Community Read program in libraries across Southeastern Pennsylvania. Community Read is a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. Read with us and engage in an event to learn more! Those who attend events at libraries in Delaware County get free tickets to Longwood Gardens!

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Basic information for youth in a graphic format that can be read in the Blog or downloaded and folded into a zine.

  • COVID-19 Resources
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Download free eBooks from Open Library, an initiative of the Internet Archive. Parents, teachers and students, see the K-12 collection.

  • e-Books
  • Literature & Criticism
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PathWaysPA is a non-profit social service agency whose mission is to help women, teens, children, and families achieve economic independence and family well-being. One of PathWays PA’s core services is their Adult Education Program which offers Adult Basic Education, GED® classes, and tutoring. Classes are located in Folsom, Chester CareerLink® and in Darby and evenings in Lansdowne.

  • Careers
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Can't browse for books and need a few recommendations? Fill out this brief survey and a team of real Delco librarians will compile reading suggestions just for you! Look over our recommendations and then call your local library to place holds for curbside pickup. 

  • Literature & Criticism
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Here you will find poetry resources for home and classroom, including information about the Young Poets Competition that runs February through May.

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Ready for a new challenge? We have a reading challenge for you, no matter your age or the time of year! Track your progress on Beanstack and complete fun activities. Register for our current challenge today!

  • Literature & Criticism
  • Early Literacy
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SummerQuest is a summer learning program that encourages children, teens, and adults to learn, grow, and have fun over the summer by completing a variety of different activities.

  • Literature & Criticism
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The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!

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