Welcome to the Brownsburg Public Library page for kids, families, and educators.

 

This is your one-stop shop for resources geared toward kids.

 

If you'd like to contact a staff member, feel free to email us at: askus@brownsburg.lib.in.us

 

 

...Kid's Programs

Click here to check out a time that works for you!

 

We have a variety of kid's programs, from preschool story times, to fun for the whole family.

 

 

...Recommended Reading

 

Are you looking for a great book? Check out some of these sources!

 

BPL Picks -- Books selected by our fantastic staff.

 

Lexile-Palooza -- If your child has a Lexile score of 1,000 or higher this is the site for you. A list of books in our Children's & YA/Adult sections that meet that criteria.

 

Novelist K-8 -- Another wonderful resource to help you find the find the perfect book. This site is directly connected to our catalog and includes Lexiles too!

 

We're all so connected these days! How can the library help? We're glad you asked!

 

Tumblebooks: A fun, interactive site designed to capture our kids' attention with books they can read or read-along with. Login: brownsburg; password: libra

 

OverDrive: eBooks and downloadable audio for grown-ups and kids too!

 

Zinio: Over 50 magazines that you can read on the go or on your computer.

 

Freegal: Free and legal music for you to keep. You'll find everything from Elvis to children's music, to today's best artists. 3 songs/per library card/week.

..::More Great Resources::..

 

BCSC Library Catalogs

 

Great Sites for Kids

 

St. Malachy AR List

 

School Websites

 

Tumblebooks

 

United Way Early Readers Club

 

Wonderopolis

 

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Resources for Parents & Educators

 

Tours -- We offer staff-led tours. For more details, ask a staff member.

 

Local History
All Grades: See our amazing collection of historical documents and photographs online at the “Brownsburg Then and Now” collection.  Use the collection to assist in meeting research, history, government, society, and social study skills.    For Upper Grades: Use the “A Look at Library History” Field Trip, for additional information addressing History, Government, and Community standards.   For Lower Grades:  Use the “Virtual Field Trip” for a trip back in time to address History, Community, and Social Studies standards. 

 

Author Studies & School Visits --
Would you like to take an in-depth look at an author or illustrator? Or have something else explained? We'll come to you! Email us at askus@brownsburg.lib.in.us to schedule a visit today.

 

Assignment Alert Form -- Do you have a big assignment coming up for your students. Simply fill out our Assignment Alert form and we'll help pull resources together for your students to use.

 

Ellison Die Cut Machine -- Save yourself time and money by using our Ellison Die Cut machine. This is a great tool for VBS, 4-H projects, scrapbooking, and more. It's just $3 for the day (unlimited usage).

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Hold Service -- If you're a busy mom or need items pulled together to use in your classroom, then be sure to take advantage of our free Hold Service. Simply login to your library account and start searching. Find an item or items you need and then just hit the "place request" button. If the item(s) are in we'll pull them for you and put them up on our Holds Shelf. Items are pulled daily at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

 

For more information about all the ways we can lend a helping hand, click here for our printable brochure of Services to Teachers.