Tools for Caregivers and Kids

Washington County Library is ready to support the needs of students, families, and educators as you navigate the upcoming school year. If you are a student, parent/caregiver or an educator, click the button to request books or other materials, ask for support on projects, or notify us of upcoming assignments.

ECFE Winter/Spring 2021 Classes

Register now to reserve your space in South Washington County Schools Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Winter/Spring semester classes. Classes will begin the week of January 25. 

ECFE is a popular family education program for families with children birth to Kindergarten. The program provides support, information and connection for parents as well as early childhood interactive learning fun for children. You can find ECFE class and tuition information by clicking here

Tuition for ECFE is based on a sliding fee scale. No family is ever turned away for the inability to pay for an ECFE class. If you have questions or need help with registration, contact Brenda Griffin at or 651-425-2701. 

  1. Online Storytimes
  2. Digital Books and Magazines
  3. Authors and Illustrators
  4. Virtual Field Trips
  5. Library Tools
  6. Tools for Home Learning
  7. Talking About COVID-19
  8. Getting Exercise

Storytime On the Go! with WashCoLib – Join your favorite WashCoLib librarians for online storytimes! New storytimes launch on Facebook every weekday at 10:30 a.m. and are archived on our website. 

Brightly Storytime – A video collection of full-length picture books read aloud.

Storyline Online – Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creative illustrations. 

Story Time From Space – Videos of astronauts read children’s books from the International Space Station! 

KidLit TV Read Out Loud – KitLitTV features a range of shows including storytimes, drawing lessons, interviews and more. 

Circle Round – "A podcast that adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10."

For more, see our full list of research databases for online learning resources for all ages.