Children & Teens


World Ocean Day + Summer Reading Program

World Ocean Day has teamed up with the Collaborative Summer Library Program for the Oceans of Possibilities theme! WOD is offering a ton of great resources for children to learn more about the oceans and our planet.
Click here for eBooks and eAudio!
Free Coloring Pages!: Octonauts and World Ocean Day
Get collectable Octonaut Creature Cards, lesson plans, and more by clicking here!


For more databases and research assistance, please visit the Dutchess Libraries Homework Help page. You can find encyclopedias, research collections, and more.


For families with young children, a virtual calendar with content that changes every day – fun daily activities and a story to read together.
Sora, the Student Reading App, is the app ACSD is using this summer. Please contact your child’s school for more information.
For all of the educators, caregivers, and students looking for engaging and educational activities to do right from home, look no further! This portal brings together many of the museum’s resources, including links to our virtual “Fieldtrips,” digital collections, online resources, and fun activities for kids based on the museum’s research and collections. Content on this page will be updated often, so be sure to check back for new information and activities!
This great online learning resource was created to help parents and educators alike keep children engaged during this time. It offers a wide variety of videos about books from authors, illustrators, and celebrities for all ages! With a similar layout as Netflix, you and your kids will have no problem finding engaging videos of readalong stories, drawing challenges, musical singalongs, and writing prompts. And the best part? It’s FREE and no registration is required. Click here to get started!