Saraland Public Library Closing

Saraland Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 thru Saturday, June 15, 2024, due to roof repair work.  Alternate locations are Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch at 601 Stanton Rd., or Moorer/Spring Hill Branch at 4 S. McGregor Ave., or Ben May Main Library at 701 Government St.

Saraland Public Library will reopen on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Kids

Homework Help & Resources

Britannica Library

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Britannica Library provides access to three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and Reference Center. Users can choose the age-appropriate level that best suits their needs.
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Drama for Students Gale eBooks

Drama for Students Gale eBooks

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

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Explora Elementary Schools

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An interface for schools and public libraries that supports both student research and classroom instruction with reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
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Explora High Schools

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An interface for schools and public libraries that supports both student research and classroom instruction with reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
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Gale eBooks

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Collection of e-books that covers a multitude of subjects including early learning, history, education, business, science, arts, and more.
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New Kids Books

Digital Library for Kids

hoopla

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Read eBooks and comics, watch movies and TV shows, and listen to music and audiobooks.
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Kanopy

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Stream critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more on all your favorite devices, any time, anywhere.
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MPL To Go

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Search the Mobile Public Library catalog, manage your account, renew and reserve books and materials, and learn what services are available at the Mobile Public Libraries.
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National Library Service BARD

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Must be enrolled in the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) at the Library of Congress to access. Provides access to tens of thousands of books—from current best sellers to much-loved classics, popular magazines, and music instruction and scores—in audio and electronic braille, with new selections added daily.
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Library of Kid Things

CLAP toys

CLAP stands for Connecting Libraries and Play. This collection is full of toys that focus on critical learning skills and creative learning experiences.

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  • 10 Renewals Possible
  • 21 Day Loan
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Launchpads are preloaded tablets with content for kids, designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface, and 100% secure with no need for Wi-Fi. Access to powerful content is as simple as turning on each device — anytime, anywhere.

Availability
  • 1 Renewal Possible
  • 21 Day Loan
  • No Holds
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Children’s Services

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These printers can be used to make three-dimensional objects using plastic filament. The 3D printing service is available to all ages.

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A few locations have button makers available for public use. The finished buttons are 2.25" in diameter and cost 25¢ per button.

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Kids have their own space! These areas have all the Children's fiction books, non-fiction books, and board books. Some locations even have computers just for the kids.

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If you have questions about programs and services for children at the library, please contact the Library Location you visit.