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ART AND MUSIC
Joseph Wu Origami: Clear instructions and elegant models in the traditional Japanese art of paperfolding
Paper Airplanes: Ken Blackburn presents his paper airplane designs
San Francisco Symphony Kid's Site: A music learning website for children and families
James Patterson’s Read Kiddo Read: Dedicated to making kids readers for life with lists of “can’t miss” books
KidsReads.com: Find information about your favorite books, series and authors
Read the Books: Citrus County Elementary and Middle School Accelerated Reader and Reading Counts Book Lists
RIF Reading Planet: Book reviews, games, and activities for ages 6-15.
Starfall.com: Where children have fun learning to read through interactive books and phonics games.
Fun Facts: Social studies for kids
Fun Trivia.com: World's largest trivia site
Guinness World Records: Global authority on record breaking achievement
Kidzone: Fun facts for kids
U.S. Census Bureau: Fun state facts
Florida Kids Page: Information for Florida projects and essays
Florida Panther: Florida panther information
Florida Photographic Collection: Search over 91,000 Florida photographs
Online Sunshine for Kids: Florida fun and Information
Save the Manatee Club: Manatee information
AHA Jokes - Kids Jokes: Knock knocks and other silly jokes
Cheat Wizard: Cheats, hints and tricks for all your favorite game
FunBrain: Educational & arcade games
JigZone: Jigsaw puzzles of all shapes and sizes. Time yourself
Nickelodeon: Polls, news, games, etc.
Pauly’s play house: Lots of zany fun activities
PBS Kids.org: All your favorite PBS KIDS characters
Scholastic Kids Fun Online: Favorite book characters come alive
Up to Ten: 837 fun online games and activities
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids: Teaches kids from kindergarten through 12th grade about the Federal Government
National Geographic Kids: Kid's version including stories about animals, geography, and more
Presidents of the United States by Internet Public Library: Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events and other points of interest.
The World Factbook by the CIA: Extensive data, maps, and flags of all the countries in the world.
Infection Detection Protection: American Museum of Natural History's fun site of infectious disease
KidsHealth: Find out how to be a healthy kid
Mind Over Matter: Learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain (grades 5-9)
Nutrition Explorations: Explore the world of nutrition
Ask a Librarian: Do you have a question? A Florida librarian can help you find the answer.
Fact Monster: Online almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, and homework help.
FCAT Explorer: Practice the skills tested on the FCAT.
Infotrac Junior Edition: Gr. 5-8: Magazines, newspapers and reference books.
Kids InfoBits: Gr. K-5: Subject-based topic tree search, magazine, newspaper and reference content.
Junior Reference Collection: Quick access to accurate information on the most-studied subjects: science, literature, arts, biographies and general reference for middle grade students.
American Museum of Natural History presents Ology: The Museum’s website for curious kids of all ages
Ask Dr. Math: A question & answer service for math students and their teachers
girlsgotech: A fun site for math, science, and technology
Math Baseball: Have fun while you improve your math skills
NASA KIDS: For kids interested in space, science, rockets, astronauts and the solar system
Nine Planets: A multimedia tour of the solar system
Science Fair Project Resource Guide: The Internet Public Library's guide to science fair projects
Webmath.com: Practice math problems online or "ask an expert"
Between the Lions: Over 200 interactive games, stories, and printable activities
Making Friends.com: Economical, age-appropriate paper craft projects for 2-5 year olds
PBS Kids: Home of your favorite PBS Kids characters with thousands of pages of learning and fun to explore
Sesame Street: Join Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie for games, stories and educational activities
Thomas and Friends: Fun and games with Thomas the tank engine
How to Play Chess: How to play chess for beginners and parents
MLB: Major League Baseball’s Kids Club with instructional videos, tips from the pros, baseball basics and fun games
MLSsoccer.com: Major league soccer's official site
Play Football: The official NFL site for kids
Sports Illustrated For Kids: Online magazine for kids who love sports
Sport Science: Learn how different sports really work from the scientific point of view
Young Rider: How to look after horses properly and improve riding skills
Coloring can be beneficial to adults in many ways; it generates wellness, motor skills, the senses and creativity. There are multiple coloring pages to choose from as well as a nice selection of shared colored pencils, markers, and crayons. You are welcome to bring your own markers, colored pencils, or wax crayons. (Schedules)
Ask a Master Gardener
Discuss gardening questions and concerns with a Master Gardener. These classes are free and offer timely gardening and landscaping information. Bring your questions, samples, or specimens as you learn about Florida gardening and environment. (Schedules)
Join fellow beading artist and enthusiast, beginner to advanced. (Schedules)
Knit / Crochet
Join in for a happy, relaxed time of knitting,crocheting, and just visiting. Newcomers welcomed to join whether you are a novice or a master. (Schedules)
Quilting and Needle Crafts
Join one of the groups who meet to talk about quilting, show and tell about their latest creations, and share ideas. (Schedules)
The low impact Tai Chi classes encourage, share, and enhance the knowledge about health benefits that the ancient art of Tai Chi offers. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese discipline that involves a continuous series of generally controlled slow movements to improve one’s balance and overall health. (Schedules)
How to Place an InterLibrary Loan Request with Florida Library Navigator
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