Kids

MPL is committed to serving kids in Markham by helping you to stay active, healthy and engaged in the community.

Back to School

Back to School

Heading back to school in September? Check out the books below to calm your first day jitters!

School Help Links

Virtual Events for Kids

Not sure what to read next? We are happy to select items for you based on what you like.

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Fall Library Programs

Markham Public Library's virtual programs are a great way to learn from home this fall. Explore coding at Code Adventure, develop public speaking skills at Get Ready Public Speaking, or learn French at French Skills. It's easy for you to find something you or your child will like.

Staff Picks

Need help to find some good books to read or eAudiobooks to listen to? Check out our staff picks here.

Staff Picks

Books, Playaways & Movies & TV

Can't get enough of good books? We've got more recommendations for you here. Not just that, we've also got movies and TV shows just for kids. Check out OverDrive Kids, Hoopla Kids and Kanopy Kids.

Books

Staff Picks

Family reading

OverDrive Kids

OverDrive Kids eReading room is a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience just for kids.
Family at home using the library

Hoopla - Kids

hoopla is a digital media service offering movies, music, comics, eBooks, eAudiobooks and TV shows to stream...
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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to 30,000+ critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kids favorites.

Online Resources for Kids

Looking for free online learning resources for kids? From language learning to craft projects, world book to research help, we have a variety of great resources just for kids.

Online Resources

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks

Animated, talking versions of your favourite picture books. In addition to books, this interactive site includes games, puzzles and more.
BrainFuse Free Online Tutoring

Brainfuse

Brainfuse is MPL’s new online tutoring + learning suite that offers support to students from K-12, College/University, and Adult Learners.

Little Pim (Grades Pre-K-1)

An online resource to teach your child a foreign language(Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, etc)

Curated Learning Websites for Kids

Looking for additional help? Check out these curated resources that our staff have put together for you.

Online Resources

Blogs

Check out our blog posts written for parents and kids only.

Videos

Need to entertain the kids at home but don't have time? We have a collection of archived Circle Time videos for you. Check them out.

Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Markham Public Library - Virtual Storytime

Markham Public Library - Virtual Storytime

Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Markham Public Library - Virtual Storytime

Markham Public Library - Virtual Storytime

Storytime

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