Programs for Kids

Our programs for children in grades K-5 range from homework help to arts and crafts, hands-on S.T.E.M. experiments, and much more.


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Tumble Book Library

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.


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launchpad

Launchpads are learning tablets that provide children ages three to ten with hours of educational and fun interactive learning.


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Booklists

Check out our booklists created by expert librarians and covering a wide variety of genres. You’re sure to find your next read here.


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eBooks & Downloads

View a special section of eBooks and eAudiobooks just for young readers.


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Articles & Research

Search our databases and electronic resources for help with research papers, practice for the PARCC, and much more.


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Brainfuse HelpNow (Online Tutoring and Learning Platform)

HelpNow provides free one-on-one online tutoring for K-12 students and beyond. Live tutoring is available in English and Spanish from 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. to provide homework help for core subjects, including mathematics, science, and English language arts. All Brainfuse tutors have at least a four year degree and are background checked.

Also available:

  • Writing Lab provides feedback on written assignments within 24 hours.
  • SkillSurfer provides live skill building and library of lessons, videos, test and more.
  • Language Lab provides live help for language learners.
  • FAFSA Live Help provides assistance filling out your application.
  • LEAP Learning Platform is a diagnostic test center with customized study plans, and lessons.
  • FlashBulb TM allows you to create and share study flashcards, practice tests, and games.
  • MEET TM allows you to schedule sessions with your friends in their private virtual study rooms.

Sign up for your own learning account to review past sessions, receive expert feedback, save practice tests and more. Click here(This link opens in a new tab) for tutorial on how to use the different features.

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Garden State Book Awards

Garden State Children’s Book Awards

Voting for the Annual Garden State Children’s Book Awards is now open. Children all across NJ are invited to vote for their favorite book titles in any one or all four voting categories. Online voting ends on Friday, January 7, 2022.

click to vote for early readers
click to vote for fiction
click to vote for graphic novel
click to vote for nonfiction