Batavia Public Library

Tumble Math is currently available without a Library card.


Registration may be required for some programs.

For a complete listing of Youth Services programs please check out the “Event & Storytime Calendar“. Registration may be required for some programs.


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Do-It-Yourself Storytime

Online storytimes from your favorite Youth Services librarians!

Picture Please!

Send us a picture of yourself enjoying one of these storytimes via email to with the staff member’s name in the Subject Line.
If you include the child’s name in the email, the staff member will respond back.


Stop by or call the Youth Services Desk at (630) 879-1393 x500, for more information and to register. Priority is given to Batavia Public Library cardholders for all programs requiring registration. 
Patrons of all abilities are welcome at our programs. Please contact the Library regarding accommodations.



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Museum Adventure Pass!

At Home Learning

Breakout EDU Fun at Home digital games  STEAM/STEM websites
Librarian recommended apps and games by age group
National Geographic Kids
National Zoo animal cams and activities
Play “Where’s Waldo?”

Books and Authors

Ease Children’s Fears – Books to Help Children Cope with Emotions 
Dav Pilkey Get creative and have fun with Dog Man and Captain Underpants
Mo Willems Draw, dance and get busy with Pigeon and his pals
Storyline Online Celebrated actors read children’s books

Sing, Dance, Play, and Move

Energizing Brain Breaks Vids for Kids burn off some extra energy
Jim Gill – sing and dance to his songs
Yoga for Kids with Sophia Khan kids can do on their own or with the whole family.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

NASA Climage Kids learning activities, videos, hands-on projects, and more learn to code. Weekly challenges to engage students of all abilities
PBS’ Zoom fun activities for students and the whole family
Science, Naturally! Scroll down to “Hands-On Activities” for games, mysteries, brain-teasers and apps
Scratch Code learn beginning computer programming with stories and games.

Note About Privacy & External Websites

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eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, movies, television, music,
Kanopy kids – movies and TV shows plus history, science, and new languages
animated, talking picture books
eBooks, read-alongs, audiobooks, graphic novels, videos
On-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and writing assistance
Tumblemath - a highly accessible database, featuring a variety of books at different reading levels, and math skill levels!
language learning
video storybooks + nonfiction e-books
social studies and science
intermediate-level students
for young students
Overdrive Kids
eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics
eBooks, eAudiobook