Russell County Public Library

Kids & Teens

NEW Teen Resources Page

For Kids & Caregivers

The library offers story time during the regular school year, for pre-school children, involving stories, crafts, games, and music. At Lebanon, it’s weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30 am; at Honaker, it’s weekly on Wednesdays at 2 pm.

We also offer several after-school programs like Lego Club, After School Club, as well as seasonal programs like Kids! Garden Club, Summer Reading program, pumpkin carving, and stargazing events.

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Kids Catalog

Kids’ Catalog

Simple, intuitive, and engaging, this catalog is designed and developed for younger readers. Its app-like interface appeals to curious and playful children as well as tech-savvy kids.



Lessons and educational games and activities for kids ages 2-8. Only available in the library.



CK-12 Foundation

Designed as online textbooks, this site will be useful to homeschoolers, or anyone wanting to review basics, like math, history, and science.




A family literacy calendar with daily activities, book recommendations, videos, and more


Early Learning by World Book

Early Learning by World Book

Early Learning by World Book is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades.




Primary School

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework. A far better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Library card required.


Gale in Context: Elementary

Gale in Context: Elementary Formerly Kids InfoBits

Gale In Context: Elementary delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning.


AVOD Just For Kids

Just For Kids

Just for Kids offers a kidsafe, advertisementfree, media platform where children can learn, explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos that children want to watchfrom Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Franklin, Arthur, to The Berenstain Bears, and more! Games, songs, and interactives will keep these early learners interested and engaged as they discover a learning environment that is fun, safe, and entertaining.


NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers. Library card required.


Read It!

Read It!

Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™ Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

  • Lebanon Library
    248 W. Main Street
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    Fax: 276-889-8045

    Mon: 10am-5:30pm
    Tues: 10am-8pm
    Wed: 10am-5:30pm
    Thurs: 10am-8pm
    Fri: 10am-5:30pm
    Sat: 10am-3pm
    Sun: CLOSED

  • Honaker Community Library
    10 Library Drive
    Honaker, VA 24260
    Phone: 276-873-6600
    Fax: 276-873-5800

    Mon: 12pm-7pm
    Tues: CLOSED
    Wed: 2pm-5:30pm
    Thur: CLOSED
    Fri: 12:00pm-5:30pm
    Sat: CLOSED
    Sun: 2pm-5pm

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