Children

Welcome to the Library. What may we help you imagine?

Join us for virtual story times on The Friends of the Highland Park Library’s Facebook Page

  • Baby Bounce each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. - This story time is designed for babies and to help parents incorporate early childhood literacy practices at home.  
  • Pawsome Tales each Friday at 10:00 a.m. - This story time is designed for all ages. Read stories, sing, and follow along with Miss Laura.


More Craft Time Videos

Power imagination with these helpful digital resources. 

Explore and create with online educational activities available through the following links:

  • Arts and Activities
    • Dallas Children’s Theater - Provides links to plays and shows.
    • Google Arts and Culture  - Take a virtual tour and explore famous sites, landmarks, and museums around the world.
    • DSO Kids - Join the Dallas Symphony Orchestra to learn about composers and instruments. Plus, enjoy mini concert videos.
    • PBS Kids - Games, videos, contests and more - all based on your favorite PBS Kids shows.
    • Crayola Crafts at Home  - DIY crafts for kids and adults, along with educational resources.
    • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center - Login with your library card number and PIN to find "how-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast.
  • Children’s Literature
    • Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White, and dozens more.
    • Story Time from Space - Read along with astronauts.
    • KidLit TV - Enjoy children’s literature with the award-winning website.
    • Mo Willems  - Draw, doodle, and create with Mo Willems in his art studio.
    • Eric Carle  - Learn more about Eric Carle’s creative illustrations.
    • Kevin Henkes - Explore videos, teaching resources, games, and more.
    • Jan Brett  - Discover coloring pages, games, and videos.  
    • Suessville - Explore the world of Dr. Suess.
  • Science
  • Learn at Home
    • Scholastic Learn at Home - Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.
    • GoNoodle – Kids Videos  - Short videos that provide music, movement, dance, stretching, yoga and mindfulness.
    • Exploratorium - This museum website offers hundreds of educational videos and activities on all kinds of topics.
    • Peep and the Big Wide World  - Users explore colors, sounds, and more through hands-on activities that use the scientific method in a fun, challenging way.
    • Highlights Kids  - Features educational videos and resources, plus crafts and activities to do at home.
    • Sesame Street Muppets - Enjoy songs, games, videos, and more.

The Highland Park Library faithfully serves as the community’s Connection to Lifelong Learning.