Russell County Public Library

Kids & Teens

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. It’s twice weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays,  Lebanon at 10:30 am and Honaker at 2 pm. A Mini-Music program is offered on Mondays, also Lebanon at 10:30 am and Honaker at 2 pm.

We also offer several after-school programs like Lego Club, Pokemon, Backyard Explorers, as well as seasonal programs like Summer Reading program, pumpkin carving, and stargazing events.

Can’t find what you need? Contact us or ask us a question.


Adventure Begins at your Library

Join us this summer for our summer reading program!


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.


Brainfuse HelpNow: Live homework help and so much more.

Brainfuse HelpNow

HelpNow offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building, and test preparation where after taking a quiz, the user can connect directly to a live tutor from the test center without having to return to the main page.



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


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.



KidSpeak from Transparent Language Online

KidSpeak™ is a fun, age-appropriate online language course designed for children ages 6 and up! Accessible through Transparent Language Online, KidSpeak introduces your children to English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese. The program teaches words and phrases suitable for learners’ age, needs, and interests. More than 40 activities, puzzles, and songs guide young learners through the basics, along with a cartoon “friend” who speaks the language. KidSpeak™ works on computers, tablets, and phones – so your little ones can learn on the go, at home, or in the library.


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.


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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