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Preschool Fair

Not sure about what the best option is for your little one? Learn more about Lemont-area preschools through our digital slideshow, then visit the Children’s desk to pick up your swag bag of goodies and information! Swag bags available while supplies last

Follow the link below:


Reading Resources

  • Enjoy read aloud picture books, beginning readers and graphic novels with Tumblebooks
  • Streaming books, movies, music and more with Hoopla (Coming soon
  • Download ebooks and eaudiobooks with Overdrive
  • Find your next great read with NovelList
  • Participate in one of our Reading Programs that happen in Summer or Winter online through Beanstack

Early Literacy Resources

  • Sign up for our Little Literacy Tips! Text @lemontlib to 81010 with your name to get started. New tips are sent out every Monday.
  • 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is open to all kids who haven’t started kindergarten yet. Earn rewards at registration and with every 100 books read. The program is a great way to build a culture of reading at home with your family. Sign up and log in the library, through our Beanstack site (link to https://lemontlibrary.beanstack.org/reader365), or with the Beanstack app. 
  • Baby Bundles are now available for checkout on a variety of themes and concepts. Each bag checks out with four board books and an educational toy or puzzle. See the list of available bags here

School Aged Resources

  • Check out a W.O.W. kit to explore STEM Concepts like Lego building, Human Anatomy, Math and even a telescope. See what kits are available here.
  • Stop by the Children’s Desk to see what puzzles we have available for checkout
  • Tutoring Guidelines
  • A to Z Maps – World’s largest database for royalty-free, downloadable maps for educational purposes

Visiting the Library

  • Bring your group to the library or have a librarian come to you! Contact us with your request click here or email rsnyder@lemontlibrary.org
  • First-time visit? This simple social story (pdf), a tool designed to provide guidance on what to expect and clarify social expectations for kids who need extra support during new or possibly challenging situations, uses basic words and pictures to help kids learn more about what to expect while visiting the library.