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Youth Services at our libraries: Youth Service Helpful Guides

youth at our libraries can find helpful services here!





 Kids Search the Catalog with Scout

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The National Institute for Literacy

National Center for Family Literacy

Grow Up Reading Grow Up Reading

Public Television/parenting information

Family Support Network of North Carolina1-800-852-0042

North Carolina Smart Start; Smart Start of Pender County 600 N. Timberly Lane Burgaw NC 28425 910-259-9978

Family and Consumer Sciences, NC Cooperative Extension Service Pender Co. CES, 910-259-1235 910-259-1235

High quality research-based information, learning and collaboration opportunities, connected to landgrant colleges and universities

Colorín Colorado is a free web-based, bilingual service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs, also known as students of English as a second language).
Colorín Colorado is produced by Reading Rockets — an educational service of WETA, the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation's capital. Original artwork by Caldecott Award-winning illustrator David Diaz is used with permission.
Visit WETA's educational websites© Copyright 2007. All rights reserved.

Signing Savvy is the most complete online sign language video dictionary


Free Childrens Digital Books

We are also announcing today our partnership with Unite for Literacy.  Unite for Literacy is a for-profit social enterprise partnering with businesses to change the literacy landscape of their communities by introducing families to their free digital library.  Their vision is of a world where all children have access to an abundance of books that celebrate their languages and cultures and cultivate a lifelong love of reading. 

From May through to August, Read Aloud is sponsoring free online picture books in multiple languages

Battle of the Books

NCSLMA Young Adult Book Award

North Carolina Children's Book Award List of Books

Pender County Schools AR List