Education & Literacy Resources

These events and materials are available through Chino Valley Public Library. Call 928-636-9115 or email RLaurence@chinoaz.net for more information. Please explore our "Free online classes" and "Learn a Language (Mango)" tabs in menu column as well. 
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To join ReadSquared app for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Million Page Challenge, Read to Me, or seasonal programs, follow this link or go to play store to create account and get started with logging reading, mini games/story videos, fun challenges, book reviews, and more!

Nearby Community Events: Click: Science Near Me or Connected Girls and type in your zip code to search local STEAM/Science events near you including those at Chino Valley Public Library!

These are a selection of websites offering a variety of topics & ways to keep you engaged & entertained from the comfort of your home or the library. There are endless great sites/resources available online -these are just a few that we know and love.

Kids – ask permission from a grown-up in your family before getting online. Remember to be careful on the internet. Don’t click suspicious-looking links, and don’t reveal sensitive personal information such as your address, phone number, or location.

 Languages & Literacy:

Fun & Free Site to Learn a New Language (Bilingual)

English/Spanish Themed Learning Activities (Bilingual)

Find Neighborhood Library Cupboards to Swap Books

Hear Celebrities Read

Help Struggling Readers & More

Free books mailed to you!

Classics & Biographies

Animated Books

Books for Teens

Customize Your Own READ Poster

Fun Author/Illustrator Activities:

Find Favorite Series, Coloring Pages, & More!

Dav Pilkey Activity Sheets

Mo Willems Doodle Lessons

Pete the Cat Activities

Ask an Author

Hear Authors Read Books

Science, Health, & Nature:

Hear Astronauts Read from Space

Watch Aquarium Web Cams

Fun Exercise-Take a Break From Screentime

National Park Virtual Tours

MORE National Park Virtual Tours

Discovery Channel

Explore the USA with Aerial America

Explore Space with NASA

40 Great Science Sites

30 Virtual Field Trips

Sports You Can Play at Home

Math & More:

Learn Math Through Books ($)

25 Best Math Sites

Fun Daily Math

Engineering Activities

Jr. Handyman projects/STEM

Financial Literacy Tips & Games

and more at this link too!

Arts & Humanities:

Blank Comics, How To Draw, Writing Prompts etc.

Over 6,000 Free Culture References Items

12 Virtual Field Trips

Museums and Artists

Dance at Home!

Explore Creativity

Learn to Paint (and Boost Your Mood!) with Bob Ross

Sing and Learn with the Laurie Berkner Band

12 Virtual Museum Tours

More Virtual Tours

Architecture Tours

History Tours

Teaching Resources, Help, & Curriculum:

Online K-12 Education Courses

Special Needs Resources

Search Printable Picture Schedules for Inspiration

Purchase Teaching Items Created by Teachers ($)

Activities/Printables for Preschoolers

Nature/Sensory Based

Activities for Kids

Fun Inexpensive STEM Activities

Teacher Insight & Inspiration

Distance Learning Help

Tools for Teaching

K-12 Reading Help

100 Activities to Try at Home

Notable Children's Digital Media

Tips/Resources for Working at Home with Kids

Chart of Family Activities to Try

K-12 Literacy Help

Fun Learning Games & Shows:

PreK-Jr. High, Coloring Pages, too!

Funny Educational Song Parodies & More!

For 2-8yrs or 8-13yrs

(free-30 days)

Learn with PBS Kids

Jigsaw Puzzles - Customize Image & Difficulty Level

Learn with Disney Jr.

Learn with Nick Jr.

Helpful Hacks & Sites:

Chrome Enhancements to Help with Learning

Help with Homework/Facts

Museum/National Park/Zoo virtual tours and info on current travel restrictions

Discover Topical Books and Websites

Preview Media before Your Kids Watch

Coloring for Charity Group

Everything from SAT practice, to Origami, to Fun Facts Here

Learn Typing Here or Here

Explore any Location on Earth!

Translate a Language

Enjoy!