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School Aged

Your Temple Public Library is here for you as you traverse your school aged years, from Story Times and programs to books and resources to help you learn, grow, and have fun.

Youth Chess Club
2nd Saturday | 2PM | 3rd Floor
Volunteers from the Temple Chess Club will teach youth to play chess. Ages 6 and up.

Mystique and Mayhem: Role-Playing for Kids
1st & 3rd Wednesdays | 5PM | 1st Floor

Do you enjoy storytelling and problem-solving? Join us for a new adventure every month with Mystique and Mayhem! Best suited for ages 7 - 12.  

Next Stop: STEAM
2nd Wednesday | 5PM | 1st Floor

Unwind after school with constructive and imaginative play. All supplies provided. Ages 5-11.

Kids Craft Corner
4th Tuesday | 5PM | 1st Floor
Explore your creative abilities here at the Temple Public Library. All supplies are provided. This program is best suited for ages 7 - 12. 

  • ABC Mouse
    Learn how to read with ABCmouse, the award-winning reading app for kids ages 2 - 8. Inspire you child to love learning and build confidence in reading, math, and more! ABC Mouse is free when on the Library's computers or using the Library's Wi-Fi. ABC Mouse is only accessible while in the Library on our computers or your own device connected to our WI-FI. 
  • Storyline Online
    The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Daytime Emmy®-nominated and award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 
  • Storyvoice
    Storyvoice is the world’s first interactive, live read-aloud show where authors and illustrators read, draw, and connect live with a global listening audience.
  • Tumble Books
    TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books with over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite!
  • TexShare
    Visit our TexShare database page to find resource like CREDO Reference, Explora, Middle Search Plus, and Primary Search. This database is accessible while in the Library but requires a username and password if you use it off-site. Stop by the Youth Services Desk to get the login information so you can use these resources at home. 
  • Unite for Literacy
    Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.
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