For Kids

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Books for children and young adults

Located on the lower level of Belk Library, the Instructional Materials Center is a model Pre-K – 12 school media center. IMC materials are available for checkout by students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members.

eBooks

MackinVIA illustrated children's ebook with readaloud narration

  • MackinVIA offers a growing collection of eBooks for students from pre-kindergarten through grade 8. Many eBooks are interactive and designed for struggling or reluctant readers. MackinVia Apps are available for most devices.
  • Libby also offers eBooks for children and teens, with an especially large collection of Young Adult fiction. See the eBooks page to learn how to use Libby. 

Streaming

Screenshot of Just4Kids PBS show

  • The Just for Kids Streaming Collection is a kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform with over 9,000 titles and 12,000 segments from producers like PBS and Reading Rainbow. It is available for off-campus use by students, faculty, and staff who log in with their App State credentials.
  • Kanopy, the library's streaming video service, has more than a thousand K-12 lessons ranging from Spanish language learning cartoons for elementary schoolers to calculus tutorials for high school students.

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