For more information about Skokie Public Library's Youth Services resources for parents and caregivers, contact Linda Zeilstra-Sawyer at 847.324.3195 or by .
Please note: We make every effort to select websites that are suitable for family viewing; however, the Library has no control over individual website content, sponsors, or advertisements. We encourage parents to explore and enjoy the Web with their children.
Web resource Available with Skokie Public Library card Available in Library only
Education, advice, and reviews of movies, games, apps, websites, TV shows, books, and music
Film ratings and information about the content of films
Book reviews written by Youth Services staff
A guide to fiction and series books for kids
Special Formats & World Languages for Kids at Skokie Public Library
Youth materials in unique formats such as puppet/book sets, adapted books, video games, early literacy materials; and items available in other languages
Online picture books, chapter books, puzzles, and quizzes in English, Spanish, Chinese, and French
Full-length audiobook classics, fiction, nonfiction, new books, plays and dramas, poetry, and Spanish language content.
Information about consumer products recalled due to unreasonable risks of injury or death
Quality and price evaluations of local auto repair shops, plumbers, dentists, banks, and insurance companies
Ratings, reviews, recommendations, buying advice, and information about cars, food, health, home and garden, electronics, and children's products
Reviews on hundreds of consumer products, including summaries of articles from Consumer Reports
Child & Family WebGuide from Tufts University
Links to hundreds of websites recommended by parents, rated by experts, and covering early child development through adolescence
Quality medical information for consumers in 40 languages from Amharic to Vietnamese
Information about general health, growth and development, positive parenting, nutrition and fitness, first aid, and safety for children from before birth through adolescence
Information and resources about child behavior and development, care and education, maltreatment, and public policy
Short video lessons for learning how to use different software programs
Informational guides for parents to help their children develop new academic skills and knowledge
Homeschool Resources at Skokie Public Library
Information about Skokie Public Library homeschool resources and support
Online practice tests for the SAT, ACT, ASVAB, GED, Civil Service careers, and Adult Basic Skills quizzes covering reading, grammar, and math.