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Brand New hoopla BingePasses from GoKidGo
hoopla's first podcast content represents another way that BingePasses open the door to endless content possibilities. The GoKidGo Spine Chillers BingePass features age-appropriate mystery/scary series, including R.L. Stine’s Story Club, Ivy’s Chilling Tales, and Juniper’s Grave Tales, which is exclusive to hoopla. The GoKidGo Universe BingePass is a collection of 11 series that all feature interconnected characters voiced by beloved talent like Ariel Winter, Danny Pudi, and Richard Kind.
Introducing Five New BingePasses for Kids
We’re excited to launch five additions to our BingePass collection, each featuring educational content for children. These new BingePasses focus on reading, STEAM, language learning, and more! For just one borrow, patrons will have access to an entire library of videos for seven days. hoopla is committed to continually adding new BingePass partners. Look for more BingePasses in the comings months, including a partnership with GoKidsGo!
The Reading CornerBring story time to your home or take it on the go. Kids 10 months to 10 years old will love hearing stories read out loud and brought to life with illustrations and music. The Reading Corner's collection includes over 500 videos in English and Dutch with more coming in Arabic, Moroccan, Spanish, and Turkish.
Learn About the World: People, Places, and Holidays
These carefully selected, kid-friendly titles are a great entry to understanding others through stories that bring us all together. Make a big world a little smaller with books about family, holidays, famous athletes, and other countries.
STEAM Powered Kids
Do you have a budding Jane Goodall, Alan Turing, or Michelangelo in the house? Fuel the passion for all things STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with engaging books for kindergartners to preteens.
Cuentos para ninos en espanol
Written primarily for kindergarteners to third graders, these books are a good entry point for young readers and those new to Spanish. Subjects like animals, holidays, energy, and more are familiar enough to aid understanding but challenging enough to keep readers engaged.
Growing Up: Social Emotional Learning for Kids
There’s more to growing up than reading, writing, and arithmetic. Give your kids an advantage with these stories about handling emotions, responsibility, and more.
Need some kid-friendly reading recommendations? Click here or on the images below to go to our new service, NoveList K-8 Plus, which can help provide new book ideas for your child.
Visit Arthur, D.W., their friends, and their tree house at the PBSKids web site. From the books by Marc Brown
Book Flix - Watch videos and read books about animals, celebrations, nature, music, earth, family, community, and more. Some films and books are available in Spanish too! If this link doesn't work, go to PowerKids and then access BookFlix from their main screen.
Funbrain - For kids age K-grade 8, games, arcades, webbooks and comics, funblogs for boys and girls.
Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events - Bothersome books, vile videos, and dire diversions, all for kids.
National Geographic Kids - People and places, animals, games, stories, videos, photos, for school and for fun.
PBS Kids - Songs, stories, games and videos for 4-7 year olds.
Seussville - Find activities, games, storymakers, and all of your favorite characters from the Dr. Seuss books.