The Children's Library
With the concern of the coronavirus (covid-19) the Hemet Public Library is Closed, all public events, classes, and programs. It is our dedication to the health and welfare of our patrons that this becomes necessary.
Storytime @ Home
**Check out the Library’s Facebook page for new storytime videos!**
Storytime activity sheets:
Free e-books are available with your Hemet Public Library card!
Also, find free stories online:
*read-aloud stories courtesy of S.A.G. Book Pals: www.storylineonline.com
*Brightly storytimes: https://www.readbrightly.com/topics/brightly-storytime/
*LA Public Library’s online storytime YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLG8x2nCveCYiXwtwSBeuMDg6ls6sc-bNJ
*Goodnight with Dolly -- Dolly Parton reads bedtime stories: https://imaginationlibrary.com/goodnight-with-dolly/
*StoryPlace offers online stories and activities for preschoolers: www.storyplace.org
*Starfall Folktales: https://www.starfall.com/h/ir-folk/?sn=im-reading
*Lincoln Library in Springfield, IL, offers a free dial-a-storytime: 1-217-525-5000
Imagine YOur Story -- Summer Fun 2020
Imagine Your Story -- Summer 2020
The world is full of stories – what’s yours?
Add some fun to your story this summer with activities from the Hemet Public Library’s grab-and-go Summer Fun Bags for ages 2-18. It’s free for all Hemet Public Library card holders, regardless of any fines or fees on your account.
To participate, register here or download the free Readsquared App and register with your mobile device. Grab-and-Go Summer Fun bags availability to be announced. While it is not required to log your reading, we encourage you to keep track of your reading progress through the Readsquared program.
Summer Fun Bags contain books, crafts, STEM activities, and fun! Bags will be available for pick up in the Children’s Outdoor Patio (located next to the library’s parking lot). Face masks and social distancing is required. Date and times to be announced.
Thank you to our sponsors: Friends of the Hemet Public Library, Hemet Library Foundation, Pizza Hut, and Sonic Drive-In.
in-n-out reading club:
Children ages 4-12 can earn up to 3 certificates for a free hamburger or cheeseburger from IN-N-OUT by reading!
DUE TO LIBRARY CLOSURE, IN-N-OUT WILL BE EXTENDING ITS COVER TO COVER READING PROGRAM. A NEW FINISH DATE WILL BE SPECIFIED AT A LATER TIME, SO KEEP READING AND FILLING OUT YOUR READING LOGS!
U.S. States and California Mission E-books available online
U.S. States and California Mission E-books available FREE through the library’s catalog. Look up your state or mission and then click on the URL link. These e-books can be accessed from any computer at any time by going through the library’s catalog.
ABC Mouse is available free through library computers
The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse. com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library, either on library computers or your own device as long as you are connected to the library’s WiFi! Click HERE
Hoopla Digital for kids... borrow digital movies, music, ebooks and more!
Children’s E-books and Downloadable Audio Books!
Free children’s E-BOOKS and downloadable AUDIO BOOKS available through the library’s website from One Click Digital Audio. Click Here to go to the page and check out the selection, or access the e-books available on One Click Digital Audio through the Hemet Public Library’s website main page under the "Online Services" tab.
Over 6,000 children’s and adult downloadable books are at your fingertips with more being added!
Free Homework Help Online
Free homework help available from your computer... 7 days a week 1 PM until 10 PM. All you need is your library card and PIN.
Click on Online services and Live online tutoring!