Kids Digital

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Digital learning tools our librarians love

Our librarians are always learning, and on the lookout for educational, easy-to-use third-party websites, apps, and gadgets. In addition to books available in the catalog, this page lists recently recommended resources. Have questions? Contact us »

Books   |   Gadgets   |   Websites   |   Apps

Books

How-to books


Early reader books


Middle grade books


Gadgets

Bee-Bot

Bee-Bot

Beginner Level
*Included in a Discovery Kit

Code & Go Robot Mouse

Code & Go Robot Mouse                    

Beginner Level
*Included in a Discovery Kit

Code-a-Pillar

Code-a-Pillar

Beginner Level
*Included in a Discovery Kit

Dash and Dot

Dash and Dot

Intermediate Level
*Requires a tablet to play

Ozobot

Ozobot

Intermediate Level
*Requires a tablet to play

Makey Makey

Makey Makey

Advanced Level
*Requires a laptop/desktop computer to play

Websites

Code.org

Code.org

Beginner Level
*Account not required

KHAN Academy

Khan Academy

Beginner-Advanced Levels
*Requires free account with an email address  

Made With Code

Made w/ Code

Intermediate Level
*Account not required

Scratch

Scratch

Intermediate Level
*Requires free account with an email address

Codecademy

Codecademy

Advanced Level
*Requires free account with an email address

CodeHS

CodeHS

Advanced Level
*Requires free account with an email address

W3 Schools

W3Schools

Advanced Level
*Account not required

Apps

Code Karts

Code Karts

Beginner Level | Free iOS and Android

Scratch Jr

ScratchJr

Beginner Level | Free iOS and Android

Cargo Bot

Cargo-Bot

Beginner Level | Free iOS; not available on Android

Hopscotch

Hopscotch

Intermediate Level | Free iOS; not available on Android
*Requires free account; email address optional

Lightbot

LightBot

Intermediate Level | Free iOS and Android

Swift Playgrounds

Swift Playgrounds

Advanced Level| Free iOS; not available on Android

Discovery Kits dedicated to building digital skills

Discovery Kits offer hands-on activities to enrich learning. An Oak Park Public Library card is required for checkout.

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