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The Peotone Public Library has many resources to help you and your child with reading, school work, book selection, and much more.

Please be sure to check out the RESOURCES tab on the top of this page for all of our online databases.


AutismComes toSesameStreet

Check out this amazing Autism awareness resource from Sesame Street

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

In the U.S., 1 in 68 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In fact, almost every school and university in the country has students with autism. While the diagnosis is common, public understanding of autism is not. The lack of understanding around the condition contributes to discrimination, verbal abuse, even physical violence. A recent study reveals that children with autism are five times more likely to be bullied than their peers—treatment no child should endure. While the differences between people with autism and their peers may seem significant, children share something far more important: unique qualities and talents that make the world an interesting place.

That’s why Sesame Workshop created Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, a nationwide initiative aimed at communities with children ages 2 to 5. Developed with input from parents, people who serve the autism community, and people with autism, See Amazing in All Children offers families ways to overcome common challenges and simplify everyday activities. At the same time, the project fosters an affirming narrative around autism for all families and kids.


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Check out this new parent resource, BRIGHTLY, run by Penguin Random House.  This website is a new resource to help parents grow lifelong readers. Check out the site and some of their top content, including 5 Legitimately Funny Bedtime Stories, The Importance of Reading Aloud to Big Kids, and Books Tweens Can't Stop Talking About.


 Get Net Wise

Learn about the risks kids face online, based on age levels or types of activities. Concerns about privacy are addressed as well. Quick tips for kids, teens, and families.

http://www.getnetwise.org/

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Friday
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Saturday
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Closed on Sunday

New Arrivals

  • thefixbook
    Book 1
  • frozenhoursshara
    Book 2
  • remembertheladies
    Book 3
  • goldenpreysandford
    Book 4
  • testimonyturow
    Book 5
  • anneboleynweir
    Book 6
  • secretsinsummerthayer
    Book 7
  • samebeachfrank
    Book 8
  • chasingspacemelvin
    Book 9
  • brokenroadevans
    Book 10
  • janeaustenbook
    Book 11
  • waitwhatryan
    Book 12
  • rockdogdvd
    DVD 1
  • patersondvd
    DVD 2
  • moonlightdvd
    DVD 3
  • golddvdcover
    DVD 4
  • lalalanddvd
    DVD 5
  • logandvd
    DVD 6
  • twentiethcenturywomendvd
    DVD 7
  • my lifeasazucchinidvd
    DVD 8
  • hiddenfigures2
    DVD 9
  • moanadvd
    DVD 10
  • fiftyshadesdvd
    DVD 11
  • rogueonedvd
    DVD 12