Children’s Corner

The Marple Library offers many programs and resources just for kids. Come join us!

Children’s Programs

We are proud to offer an array of programs for children. Most are first come, first serve in the Meeting Room with a 100 total occupancy limit. Scroll below for programs that require registration.

Homework Help

Helpful online learning resources for kids.

Audubon for Kids

Learn more about birds and plants. Also includes DIY crafts and activities.

Bedtime Math

Make math a fun part of kids’ everyday lives, as part of a bedtime story. New math problems are featured daily. For kids ages 3-9.

Bens' Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids

Includes information about national and state governments, including each branch of government. For kids in grades pre-K to 12.


Fiction and non-fiction pairings of books. Games and quizzes.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Live tutors, personalized eLearning tools, and writing lab. Library barcode necessary for access.

Capstone eBooks for Kids

Fiction titles for kids in grades K-5. Non-fiction titles for grades K-6+. Available in English and Spanish.

Delco Libraries eResources for Kids

Links to homework help, mythology resources, Novelist, and Power Library.

Learning Express Library

College admission prep, lessons and practice for young learners. Registration required to gain access. For grades 4-12.


Merriam-Websters dictionary and thesaurus online.


Image galleries, slideshows, and games and activities to inspire the next generation of astronauts. For kids in pre-K to grade 4.

National Geographic Animals

Get to know some of the most interesting and unusual members of the wild world.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

A resource for kids and their grown-ups to find fun and educational materials related to health, science, and the environment.

Power Kids (Power Library)

e-Resources include BookFLIX; TrueFLIX; Gale database resources (on topics such as animals, art, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, and technology); and CyberSmarts (resources about how to stay safe online). For elementary school-aged children.

Presidents of the United States

Learn more about each of the presidents, from first to current, at this White House site. Also included is a link to biographies of all the first ladies.

Time Magazine for Kids

News, information, and fun for kids from the creators of TIME Magazine. Most appropriate for youth in grades 4-6.


Videos and books about science, nature, people, and places.

Weather Wiz Kids

A weather site created just for kids! Learn about hurricanes, tornadoes, cloud formations, and more! Conduct some weather experiments and read about weather safety.


“News and more for the young,” this site offers both written articles and video highlights of relevant events around the globe.

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