Digital Resources for Children and Families

Brownell offers a variety of digital resources for children which you can enjoy from anywhere: 

  • eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines through Libby
  • Streaming media through Biblio+
  • Graphic novels, manga, and comics through Comics+
  • Creative tutorials through Craftsy
  • Databases with reputable resources for online research projects

Looking for a game to play? Check out these recommendations from Common Sense Media's Free Online Game Recommendations:

For more recommendations on media, local events, and information check at the following trusted sources:

  • Book Riot's Reading Recommendations: Whether you’re looking for kid’s books online to read to your small humans or because you’re young at heart, Book Riot has the best kid lit recommendations! Their kid’s books post cover everything from children’s picture books to chapter books for kids to middle grade fiction recommendations.
  • Common Sense Media's Best Media for Kids: Hand-picked lists of Common Sense Media's favorite titles in every category of media they cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings). All of their picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your kids.
  • Digital Wellness Guide - Get recommendatitions on screen time and developing children and teen's healthy media use from Boston Children's DIgital Wellness Lab.  Recommendations made by age.
  • Find & Go Seek's Events: Vermont's Insider Guide to Kid Friendly Fun. With fresh ideas everyday, they keep you in the know with weekend events, after-school activities, camps, festivals, story times and so much more.
  • Home Study Resources from the Vermont Agency of Education: Forms and guidelines for enrolling in home study, resources, end of year assessments, special education guidelines
  • Hour of Code: Anyone can learn to code; try out different coding languages and techniques
  • HSLDA: Homeschooling law, rights, cases, and resources for Vermont residents.
  • Kiddle: Safe, visual search engine for kids
  • KidLit TV: Interviews with authors and illustrators, book trailers, how-to-draw videos, and other book related activities for Pre-K through 3rd graders
  • Kids VT News: Resource for family friendly events and activities brought to you by Seven Days.
  • Parent Guides from the Digital Wellness Lab: Boston Children's Parent Guides cover a variety of digital topics and offer detailed advice based on the latest peer-reviewed scientific research. Find practical, real-world steps you can take to help you raise healthy, smart, and kind children in our increasingly digital age. 
  • Storyline: Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

Learn more about our other Children's Services.

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