Children's Library

You'll find the Children's Area of the Buena Park Library District a warm and welcoming place, especially for children from toddlers to 6th grade. Need help with a school assignment or finding a good book to read? Ask one of our friendly librarians. We are here to help you.

In the Children's Area, you'll find:

Search the library catalog.

Award-Winning Books for Kids

Interested in reading some of the greatest books for children ever written? Browse our selection of award-winning titles:

Computers for Children

The Children's Area has special educational computers reserved for just for kids. There are 5 AWE Early Literacy Stations® which have proved to be very popular!


School and Homework Resources

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HelpNow! provides live online homework help from an expert tutor; gives help in understanding a concept from class; foreign language homework help; allows you to take practice tests; lets you submit your writing to a writing lab and receive expert assistance;

Live tutors are available Mon - Sun 1:00PM — 10:00PM PST
Social Studies Fact Cards Online -- California Edition

Social Studies Fact Cards Online. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California topics included in the social studies curriculum in California. While Fact Cards are designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 - 8, older students and adults will also appreciate the quick access to basic facts and figures on these topics.

Explora for Elementary School Explora for Elementary Schools. A version of the Explora database with resources for elementary school children. Designed for elementary school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Replaces Searchasaurus.
Explora for Middle Schools Explora for Middle Schools. A version of the Explora database with resources for grades 6-8. Explora for Middle School gives students their first real experience with the power of an online research database. In addition to magazine and journal articles, newspaper articles, and reference book articles, Explora includes primary source documents and media broadcast transcripts. Replaces Kids Search.
Explora for High Schools Explora for High Schools. A version of the Explora database with resources for grades 9-12. Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Replaces Student Research Center High School.
ALA Great Websites For Kids

American Library Association's Great Websites for Kids Librarians from the American Library Association share some of the best websites and online resources for children, parents, and caregivers.