Kids Corner


1000 Books Before Kindergarten


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1000 Books Before Kindergarten.  Register your child in person and earn small prizes at predetermined milestones.

  1. All Ages
  2. Preschool
  3. School Age
  4. Storytimes
  5. reading lists
  1. Baby and Me Storytime (Every Monday and Tuesday at 10 and 11AM beginning January 3 through May 16.

    Story time featuring board books, simple songs, movement activities, finger plays, simple songs, and nursery rhymes. For parents/caregivers and children 0-23 months. The program will take place down stairs in the youth services community room.
  2. Cards for a Cause (Begins January 17 and Ends February 10).

    Starting Jan 17 through Feb. 10, come to the Reference or Youth Services Departments to show our senior citizens at Carillon Assisted Living some love from our community by helping the Mooresville Public Library create a card for each resident.
  3. Learn and Play Sensory Story Time (Saturday January 21 at 11:00AM).

    A 30 minute interactive program for children ages 2-10 with developmental disabilities and challenges (all inclusive). A parent/guardian or caretaker must be present during the program. Registration required. Registration begins January 7 at 9:00AM. Register Here.
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  1. Easy Picture Book
  2. Easy nonfiction
What to do with a box What to do with a box
by Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen poetically reminds young readers that a simple box can be a child's most imaginative plaything as artist Chris Sheban illustrates its myriad and magical uses. 
Monster need s costume Monster needs a costume
by Paul Czajak

As Halloween nears, Monster tries out a variety of costumes, including a cowboy, a ballerina, and a ninja, but finally comes up with the perfect idea. 
gingerbread man loose at the zoo The gingerbread man loose at the zoo
by Laura Murray

When the gingerbread man gets separated from his class during a field trip to the zoo, he uses his teacher's animal scavenger hunt clues to find his way back to them. 
 little lola saves the show Little Lola saves the show
by Julie Saab

Wanting to be part of what she knows will be an exciting ballet performance, an adventurous kitten tries on costumes and stages a beautiful dance before stumbling into another ballerina and triggering chaos in ways that require considerable effort to save the show. 
I love you more and more I love you more and more
by Nicky Benson

A loving Bear explores the world with Cub while imparting messages about how the love they share is greater than the trees, mountains and stars, and how it will continue to grow and grow. 
    Homework Help
  • - Useful facts and fun trivia about all 50 states
  • AAA Math - Interactive math lessons that teach a wide range of arithmetic concepts
  • Book Adventure A free, online reading program for children in K-8th grade that uses interactive tools, games, and motivational rewards
  • National Geographic for KidsPlay games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts
  • Time for Kids - News magazine geared toward students in grades K-6.
  • Weekly Reader - Supplemental resources for teachers and parents
  • World Book Kids - Easy-to-read articles and videos, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.


  • Crayola - Home to over 1,000 coloring pages, crafts, and lesson plans.
  • Free Coloring Pages - Choose from 100's of printable coloring pages, connect the dots, mazes, games and more.
  • FunBrain - Free educational games, books, and comics for preschool - 8th grade.
  • PBS Kids - Play educational games and watch PBS Kids shows.
  • Scholastic - Kids and parents can explore, play learning games, and read stories for Clifford, I SPY, Magic School Bus, and more.
  • Stacks - Books, reading, authors, and games for kids 8-12.
  • Seussville - Official site of Dr. Seuss featuring games, printable activities, character guide, and more! 
  • Star Wars - Movie information, games, and behind the scenes features for kids.