Because of the rising covid rates, Russell Library is cancelling or postponing all in person events for children under 12 years old for the time being. We do not have any toys available at this time.
Please note: The companies that provide our databases often set residency restrictions. Russell Library cannot do anything to provide access to non-residents. If you are not a resident of Middletown, please see the resources that say No Library Card Required.
Downloads are available 24/7. (Russell Library card required.)
Work with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. (Russell Library card required.)
Online reference databases: history, science, biography & more. Also, newspapers, magazines, genealogy, ebooks, audiobooks. (No library card required.)
Our children’s department’s list for kids grade 3-5 that are vailable online from hoopla. (Russell Library card required)
Join Julie Andrews for a new storytime podcast! Julie and her daughter, children’s author Emma Walton Hamilton, read their favorite children’s books. Every story comes to life with sound, music and activities. (No library card required.)
Our children’s department’s list of books for kids, Grades K-5 that are available online from hoopla. (Russell Library card required)
There’s plenty to do online at the CT Science Center! (No library card required.)
Fun science activities, which parents and their kids ages 6-12 can do together. (No library card required.)
An elementary art teacher blog with art projects and lessons. (No library card required.)
Visit our YouTube channel for arts & crafts, science and more! (No library card required.)
Live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators. (No library card required.)