Curbside Pickup Appointments can be scheduled by calling the Library:
Monday - Thursday (9:30 - 12:30 and 3:30 - 6:30pm)
Friday and Saturday (9:30 - 1:30pm)

Kids Corner

Little Learners 5/13

May 13, 2020

Hello, Friends! Welcome to Little Learners, our storytime for ages 0-3. All of our songs and stories are in one short video this morning.

Bookworm Buddies 5/12

May 12, 2020

Good morning, everyone! Welcome to storytime for ages 3-5! All of our songs and stories are in one short video today.

Free Printable Weather Wheel

May 9, 2020

As the weather gets nicer, and we’re spending more time outside, it’s the perfect time to print this free weather wheel from Adventure in a Box! This is a great STEAM activity for preschool and kindergarten age children.

Little Learners 5/6

May 6, 2020

Hello, Friends! Welcome to Little Learners, our storytime for ages 0-3. All of our songs and stories are together in one short video this morning. 🙂

If you want to do more dancing and playing, clap your hands along with Jim Gill!
If you’re looking for a fun project, try these coffee filter butterflies. There are instructions for making them with toddlers at the bottom of the page.

Bookworm Buddies 5/5

May 5, 2020

Good morning, everyone! Thank you for joining us for storytime!

Sing along with Old Town School of Folk Music! If You’re Happy and You Know It!
Listen to Tea with Oliver read by the author, Mika Song
Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library

Online library of children's books. No app needed, just a computer or tablet.

You will need a Peotone Library Card to access!

Homework Help

We have so many amazing resources for kids, parents, and teens. Do you have research for a project you need to do? Need help citing something? Want to find a book on a specific topic? We are here to help!

Come into the library or email Miss Ranea!

We have most textbooks from the Peotone Schools. Textbooks can only be used in the library and are not for check out.

6 Ingenious Homework Help Sites

Math Help

For Parents

Helping your Child with Homework

Illinois Book Awards

The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award

The Monarch Award is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children's books, authors and illustrators. The these books intended for Kindergardners through 3rd graders.

MONARCH 2017 MASTER LIST

The Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award

The award is designed for students in grades 3-5 who are ready for longer titles than found on the Monarch list, but not quite ready for the sophistication of some of the Rebecca Caudill titles. The award may include both timeless classics and current titles, as well as books that have appeared on Monarch and Rebecca Caudill lists.

BLUESTEM 2017 MASTER LIST

The Rebecca Caudill Award: Illinois' Grades 5-8 Readers' Choice Award

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.  A list of 20 books are published in the Spring and the final award winner is chosen from this list.

REBECCA CAUDILL 2018 MASTER LIST