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Tri-County Library Mabank, Texas

Kids and Teens: Books, Websites, and more

Tri County Library - The Place to Be... for Kids and Teens!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

In January we launched a new program for children ages birth up to starting kindergarten, and it encourage early literacy by reading to your child.  It is a fun, exciting, and free way to start your child on the path to success.  Reading to your child is a proven way to boost your child's brain power and it creates a special bond with your child.  The simple act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills such as understanding the sounds letter make, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background knowledge - all important skills that help prepare your child for learning to read and entering kindergarten. 

Do you or your child struggle with dyslexia

In the process of searching for updated Dyslexia resources for our parents, our Children's Librarian came across a great resource.  This is not a completely free resource, but it has many great samples and ideas to try when working with your child.  The website is dyslexiamaterials.com

Homework Help

Start here for your online research and homework help!

  • STAAR Test study and practice test. 

Books for Fun

  • By way of Book Sense, a list of children's books that are flying off the shelves.
  • Goodreads is a great site for searching for books, finding the order of your favorite series, or simply finding the next book you want to read. 
  • Kid Reads is another fantastic site for finding information on children's book series
  • Battle of the Books official site - Making reading fun and exciting! 
  • Read Kiddo Read is a website created by James Patterson to get our kiddos reading! 
  • http://www.wegivebooks.org/ We Give Books is a FREE site that has many online titles you can read on your computer. The slogan on the site is "Combining the joy of reading with the power of helping others"

Fun Sites for Kids and Teens

  • Starfall is a fun website for kids created to teach your child to read with phonics.  It is so fun, your children will not even realize they are learning.  
  • PBS Kids Educational games for kids
  • RAZ Kids The award-winning website where K-5th graders can go to read anytime, anywhere. 
  • Game Aquarium The site that swims with learning fun. 
  • Math Playground Play with math and give your brain a workout.  
  • Fun Brain Math, reading, fun and games to get your kids learning. 

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LOCATION
132 E Market St
Mabank, TX 75147
Ph: (903) 887-9622
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HOURS
Saturday, Sunday & Monday - Closed
Tuesday 9 to 7
Wednesday & Thursday - 9 to 5
Friday 9 to 3