We provide many resources specifically for children in elementary school.
Books and More
There is so much to check out with your library card!
Every year we choose Hot, Cool, and Breezy books for kids in kindergarten through 8th grade.
You know your kids and we know books! Get personalized recommendations emailed right to you.
Take home portable learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts & design, and math. Each kit is curated by staff to provide a unique STEAM resource.
Discover great books for children from kindergarten through grade 8. Browse lists of award-winning titles or search for books by grade level or Lexile score.
Events and Programs
We have a packed calendar of upcoming programs and events!
Our annual season of reading, learning, sharing, doing, and having fun typically kicks off June 1! Complete activities and earn prizes.
Booking with a Buddy
Kids entering grades 1-3 in the fall can take part in Booking with a Buddy, a literacy program that promotes reading during the summer.
There are five private study rooms available in the Kids Room for when children need to focus or work with a tutor.
Skokie has many public and private schools. The Village of Skokie's directory of K-12 Schools features a complete list of districts, a boundary map, school websites, and contact information.
Do you need some help with your homework? Your Skokie Public Library card is all you need to get started! We have numerous online resources, including encyclopedias.
Connect with tutors to work on math, science, social studies, and English problems from noon to midnight daily. Sessions are available in English and Spanish, last about 20 minutes, and are tailored for students from kindergarten to junior college. Library card required. Limit of five sessions per week.