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Kanopy Kids 

What is it? Thousands of streaming videos that are safe, educational, and parent trusted. Focused on children 2-8 years old. No view limits or monthly passes. Free with your library card.

What can you find? Old and new TV shows such as Little Bear, Sesame Street, Max & Ruby, Sarah & Duck, Blippi, T-Rex Ranch, Cocomelon, and Sid the Science Kid. Read along storybooks with new books by Mo Willems and old classics such as Where the Wild Things Are.

How to access it? You will input your library card to gain access.

From the digital library apps page, select Google Play Store or Apple Store.

Or search Kanopy Kids on the Google Play Store or Apple Store 


What is it? NoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for 30 years and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries. It uses story elements such as appeal terms like heartwarming, themes like fish out of water and genres like steampunk fiction to create recommendations. 

What can you find? Recommended reading lists based on the mood you are in, ages, genres, and award winners. A list of books similar to a book you loved. Basic descriptions of books within recommended lists.

How to access it? From the resources for kids page at Handley Library 

Or directly here


What is it? Just for Kids by Infobase is a children's video streaming service that features entertaining and educational videos your kid will love!  Content is appropriate for kids of all ages.  

What can you find? TV shows such as Wild Kratts, Rolie Polie Olie, Sesame Street, and PBS kids favorites like Daniel Tiger and Arthur. Books brought to life TV shows such as Berenstain Bears and Franklin. Loads of documentaries that teach subjects including history, math, peoples and places, reading, writing, art, and music.

How to access it? If prompted to enter a username and password, use the following:

Username: handleyPL

Password: digital

From the resources for kids page at Handley Library

Or directly here


Common Sense Media 

What is it? Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media. This is a free resource available to anyone but it’s recommended by your favorite child librarians.

What can you find? Ratings and reviews from kids and parents about movies, books, TV, games, podcasts, and apps. Find age recommendations and so much more such as iffy content, any educational value, positive role models, language, sex, etc. Find out what “parents need to know” about  specific movies, books, etc. 

How to access it? From the resources for kids page at Handley Library

Or directly here