Accelerated Reader Links by School

District 7 Reading

Level Database


Lexile Reading Level

Lexile “Find a Book”



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Friends of the Glen Carbon Library
are sponsoring KidSpeak

Use the link on the left to go to the 
RBDigital website.

1. Create an account/receive an activation code.

2. Download a language to your computer.

3. Keep the activation code to use
every time you download a new language.

Read Graphic Novels Online


Follow the link at the right.



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  • Upcoming Youth Programs and Events – 2014

    Nia Dance for Everyone  

    Sat. 9/20, 10/18,11/15  at 10:00 a.m.

    Join certified Nia instructor for a lively session of stretching, martial arts, yoga, and dance.

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    American Girl Club  –   Sat. 10/25, 11/22, 12/20 @ 1:00 p.m.

    We’re celebrating all American Girls with book talks and activities that

    highlight our nation’s history through the eyes of American Girls.  

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    LEGO CLUB  –  Sat. 9/13,10/11, 11,8/ 12/13

    Calling all LEGOliers.  It’s challenging, it’s fun, it”s LEGO Club.

     Lego Challenges, online Lego design, LEGO X-Box Games.  

    It’s all here at LEGO CLUB.

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    Animal Tales – Creepy Critters  –  Sat. Oct. 18 at 1:00 p.m.

    Want to learn about some scary creatures before Halloween?

     Learn about snakes, insects, and other real live creepy creatures.

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    After Hours Family Haunted Library 

     Sat. Oct. 25    5:00-7:00 p.m.

    Bring your own blankets to build a spooky reading fort.

     Listen to spooky stories,  share a craft,

    and snack on walking s’mores.

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    International Gaming Day  

    Sat. Nov. 15  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Get your game on at our International Gaming Day

    event and join people around the  world by playing video

    games on an 8 foot screen, board games, and

    other childhood favorites.  

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    Holiday Open House – Sat. Dec. 6

     1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    It’s never too early to think about our Holiday Open House.

     Make plans to bring your family to the Holiday Open House

    .  There’s plenty to do:  talk to Mrs. Claus and Santa, bid on a

    Friends of the Library Holiday Tree during their

    silent auction, and decorate sugar cookies baked

    by Santa’s elves and delivered from the North Pole.  Enjoy

    Annie’s Frozen Custard with holiday sprinkles..

    At 3:00 p.m. we have a special surprise performance

    of the “Christmas Carol” courtesy of Swords & Roses.

    You’ll want to see what happens when Lady Pirates

    get into the Holiday Spirit.

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     STARS with Dogs

    (Sit Together and Read Stories)

    Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec, 8 at 6 pm

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    STARS meet the second Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the

    Youth Programming Room. Read your favorite stories to

    CHAMP Therapy Dog, Chouteau, and Socrates

    the second Monday of every month.

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