Kids & Teens: Resources
Middletown residents can apply online for a Russell Library card. We will mail the card to you and also email you the card number so you can begin using it right away! Cards can be used to access all of our online services. New applications only!
Free homeschool worksheets for grades K-12 plus articles on how to teach your children at home. (No library card required.)
Over 120 animated stories designed to strengthen early literacy skills. (Russell Library card required.) Click here to access from home.
An education website offering free access during the COVID-19 crisis. (No library card required.)
From RB Digital. No limit and permanent checkout! (Russell Library card required.)
An elementary art teacher blog with art projects and lessons. (No library card required.)
In order to provide more content to during this difficult time of sheltering at home, hoopla announces the hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection with more than 1,100 top titles and hoopla favorites. (Russell Library card required.) Borrowing titles from this collection will not count against your regular monthly borrows!
Children’s literature in multiple languages from the world community. (No library card required.)
A free resource that provides articles, stories, videos, virtual field trips & fun learning challenges. (No library card required.)
These virtual reality voyages use 360-degree images to highlight the amazing habitats, animals, and cultural resources you can find in each national marine sanctuary. (No library card required.)
Articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other resources. (Russell Library card required.)
From calculus to guitar for beginners, Coursera helps high school students everywhere keep learning. (No library card required.)
Need help with a class? Over 70 languages available. (Russell Library card required.)
Book reviews, sample chapters, suggestions & read-alike lists. (Russell Library card required.)
Outreach and Group Visit Request Form
NOTE: Outreach is temporarily suspended.
Out of an abundance of caution, the Russell Library is proactively addressing concerns surrounding Coronavirus (Covid-19). The health and safety of our community is our top priority. While pandemics of this nature are unpredictable, we are taking precautionary steps to reduce the spread of illness.
If your group wishes to visit the children’s library or have a children’s librarian visit your organization, please fill out our request form. Visits MUST be requested a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.
Library staff will respond to requests within 5 business days to confirm your visit or to work with you to find another date.
Email the Children's Department
If you wish to contact any of the children’s or teen librarians, simply send us an email! We will respond as quickly as we can.