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Children's Resources

Resources available 24/7

Aurora Public Library offers various online resources that you can access anytime, anywhere.

Please have your Aurora Public Library District card number and PIN available to access the digital library.

Children's Resources
Fact Monster
Fact Monster provides reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for kids.
Free Rice
Quizzes provided in a variety of subjects, including vocabulary, language learning, and geography.
Khan Academy
Free tutorials and videos to help increase understand of math and science.
Read alouds, videos, crafts, activities, and book trailers
Making Science Make Sense
MSMS’s library offers a diverse collection of materials to support and nurture an interest in science.
PBS Learning Media
interactive lesson plans for students from pre-K through high school
Read, Write, Think
Access to language arts materials for educators, parents, and afterschool professionals is provided as well as student interactive materials.
Teach Your Monster To Read
Learn to read computer game funded by Usborne Foundation
The Wonder of the Day asks a question and then explores that question in a variety of ways, leading to exploration and discovery for the user.

Biography In Context

Learn about the challenges, motivations, successes, and failures of historical and contemporary persons.

Brainfuse - HelpNow

Offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options.  Live tutors available after school hours, from 3 -10 p.m.

Creative Bug

Watch a quick video tutorial to get started.


Offers access to 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalogue of legendary artists.  In total, collection of 10,000+ labels with music that originates in over 60 countries.  No software required to download DRM free Music.

Gale eBooks

Watch a quick video tutorial to get started.A database of encyclopedias, digital books, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


Instantly borrow up to ten (10) titles per month of your choice from movies, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks, TV series, or comics.

LearningExpress Library

Provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help customers, teen students, and adult learners alike succeed in required academic or professional exams.


eBooks & eAudiobooks: Checkout of digital ebooks and downloadable audiobooks that are compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, and other popular mobile devices. Formats include EPUB and PDF for eBooks, and MP3 and WMA for eAudiobooks. Download the Libby App to use.

Novelist K-8

Contains information on fiction books for all K - 8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's chapter books, and young adult titles.

Scholastic Teachables

An Online Hub of 30,000 Ready-to-Use Printable Learning Resources for Every Subject | PreK-6.

Tumblebook Library

A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books), TumblePuzzles, TumbleQuizzes, and TumbleResources for Teachers.