White Cloud Community Library

Kids & Teens

For Kids and Teens
  • Programs

    Check out all of our fun and exciting programs held at the library!

    Programs - Read More…

  • ABC Mouse for Libraries

    Children can use ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy in the library.

  • High Schoolers

    Content for this section originally developed by the Oregon Department of Education.
  • Parents and Teachers

    Tens of thousands of free lesson plans and classroom activities.
  • Hours and Contact Info

    Hours and Contact Info for the Youth Services Department ONLY.


    Monday - 9:30am - 5:30pm
    Tuesday - 9:30am - 5:30pm
    Wednesday - Not Staffed
    Thursday - 9:30am - 5:30pm
    Friday - 9:30am-5:30pm


    PHONE: 231-689-6631 x 103
    EMAIL: children@whitecloudlibrary.net
    FAX: 231-689-6699 ATTN: Kattie Hanson

    While the Youth Services Department is open whenever the library is open, it is not always staffed. If you have specific research needs or questions for our Youth Services Librarian, please visit or contact us during the above listed hours. Please be aware that there may be gaps in staffing due to various youth program schedules. 

    Please feel free to use the above contact information to ask questions, request program information, and send messages containing compliments or concerns.  

  • Homework and Research Sites


    The Homework Spot
    You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

    Internet Public Library Kids' Space
    Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

    Internet Public Library Teen Space
    Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

    Find a game to play while you wait.

    Recommendations on books to read.


    Federal legislative information on the Internet.

    Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
    Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

    Justice for Kids & Youth
    Federal Justice Department web sites for students of all ages.


    Merriam-Webster Online
    How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

    Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
    Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

    Study guides for English literature.


    United Nations
    Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

    CIA World Factbook
    Facts and maps about countries of the world.

    Flags of the World
    Thousands of flags from around the world.

    Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
    Huge resource for Greek Mythology.


    American Memory
    Historic photograph collections of United State's history.

    Hundreds of resources about American History

    The American Civil War Home Page
    Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

    Civil War
    Columbia encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

    Civil War Maps
    Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

    Gettysburg Address
    See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

    U. S. National Archives and Records
    Get primary source documents for American history.

    Mr. Dowling's History Passport
    Links to information on counties, culture and history.


    Ask Dr. Math
    A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

    Math Reference Tables
    Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.

    The World of Math online.

    Graph Paper!
    Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.


    The Exploratorium Science Museum
    The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

    Science Fair Project Resource Guide
    Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

    Science News for Kids
    Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

    The Why Files
    Find out the science behind the headlines.

    Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

  • Kids and Teens: Books, Websites, and more

    Homework Help

    Start here for your online research and homework help!

    An extensive collection of Web sites that can help you with a wide range of subjects you may be researching for school assignments.

    Books for Fun

    • By way of Book Sense, a list of children's books that are flying off the shelves.

    Tumble Books

    Free e-books for children.

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