NCFL exists to create a culture of family engagement across the educational spectrum

  • Early Literacy
  • Parents

Give your infant, toddler, or preschooler a jump start on reading by participating in our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

  • Early Literacy
  • Parents

Gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos children want to watch—Sesame StreetThe Electric CompanyThe Wubbulous World of Dr. SeussThe Berenstain BearsFranklin, and thousands more—plus songs, games, and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire. Available until July 1, 2020. Library card sign-in required.

  • Early Literacy
  • Virtual Storytime
  • Temporary
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Teachers

Free, at-home access to Age of Learning online programs ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and ReadingIQ while your child’s school is closed. These research-based educational programs include thousands of digital learning activities. Click to read the Parent Letter, get the access code and get started.

  • Early Literacy
  • Temporary
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Kids

Right now, and for as long as schools are closed, Audible is offering instant streaming of a collection of stories to kids everywhere. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.

  • Early Literacy
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Teachers

Day by day craft ideas, math and science activities, book suggestions, and more, that help promote early literacy.

  • Early Literacy
  • Parents
  • Teachers

Digital reading resources to keep students engaged during this new-normal of school closures and social distancing. Separate collections for Elementary, Middle School and High school students, from any device. 

  • e-Books
  • Early Literacy
  • Temporary
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Teens

Ranger Rick wants to help your family stay entertained and engaged in the natural world while schools & daycare centers are closed. All digital editions of Ranger Rick magazines are free to the public through the end of June.

  • Early Literacy
  • Temporary
  • Parents
  • Kids
  • Teachers

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
  • Early Literacy
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Readers