Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government. 

Big Books

A list of all the juvenile oversized big books in our collection!

Using block coding, or JavaScript, gives children the opportunity to try different coding tasks and adventures for free.

Common Sense Media

A website for parents, with book and other media reviews that rate the content of the material.

Chess Kid

Teaches kids the basics to playing chess and gives them the opportunity to play "bots" in actual games of chess.

Dorling Kindersley Find-Out

Dorling Kindersley provides short, encyclopedic-like entries on a large variety of subjects in this searchable, user-friendly, online database.

Engineer Girl

The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. 


Games, books, and videos for kids from preschool-8th grade.

Highlights Kids

An online version of the popular children's magazines, including games, activities, and stories.

Metro Parent

A magazine for Metro Detroit parents with articles, calendars, and all kinds of information pertinent to parents in Southeast Michigan. 


Mocomi aims at learning through storytelling. At Mocomi you get to read content from all subjects - Science, Math, History, English, G.K. Moral Science, and Geography. Our interactive and easily understood content with visually stimulated animation makes it attractive, fun, and an enjoyable experience for all.



A place to access copyright-free photos, for use in reports or school activities. 

San Diego Zoo for Kids

A collection of short articles, pictures, games, stories, and live-cam videos of the animals in the San Diego Zoo.

Scholastic Global Trek

Type in a destination and travel there with this website to learn all about new cultures, history, and more.

Games, art, and videos with your familiar and favorite characters.  


TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books.


Games, videos, activities, animations, science experiments and more can be found in the online database that makes science fun!

CIDL Board Meeting

The Library Board will be holding its regular meeting on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:30PM.

In accordance with Executive Order 2020-154 (COVID-19), this meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.  The public is invited to attend this meeting through this link:

or by calling in: 1-929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 826 8616 2970
Password: 378427
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