Monroeville Public Library
4000 Gateway Campus Blvd.
Monroeville, PA 15146

Beginning September 13, the Library will be open on Sundays from 12-3 p.m.

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED Through Labor Day
Favorite Internet Sites for Children and Parents

General Resources 000s  |  Social Sciences 300s  |  Science and Nature 500s  |  Science and Technology 600s

Gardening for Kids  |  Gardening for Parents and Teachers  |  Sports and Entertainment 700s

Poetry, Plays, and Writing 800s  |  History, Geography, and Biography 900s


General Resources 000s

GetNetWise - Helps parents to educate themselves and their children about how to use the Internet safely. Includes a glossary of terms, a guide to online safety, a link to great sites for kids, and more.

"Do We" Really Know Dewey? - A website about the Dewey Decimal System.

Surfing the Net with Kids - A great guide to some of the best web sites for kids. Definitely worth a look.

Homework Help on the Three Rivers Free-Net - Need help with your homework? The Three Rivers Free-Net can help you find the best Internet sites to help you with that troublesome homework assignment.

YAHOOLIGANS! - A tool to help you search the World Wide Web for sites of special interest to kids -- computers & games, science, homework, sports, music, TV, and much, much more. Enter a specific topic or simply "surf" using YAHOOLIGAN's categories.


Social Sciences 300s

Hooked on Phonics - Hooked on Phonics on the Web.

10 Steps to a Kid-Literate Family - It's never too early ( and seldom too late) to start cultivating a child's love of reading, language and words. Here's how...

Christmas Traditions Around the World - Learn to say "Merry Christmas" in OVER 33 languages!

An Anatomy of a Murder - An introduction to our system of legal justice using a fictitious criminal trial as its framework.

Animals, Myths & Legends - How did the kangaroo get its pouch? How did the bear lose its tail? An animated guide through the legends and myths of the animal kingdom. Designed for ages eight through thirteen.

Gateway School District - Serving students K-12 in Monroeville and Pitcairn PA.

LD OnLine - The interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.

Home Schooling Resources - A collection of links to home schooling resources on the Internet.

Stepfamily Association of America - Provides information and advocacy for stepfamilies.


Science and Nature 500s

Bill Nye, the Science Guy - The popular "science guy" from the PBS television show.

Pittsburgh Zoo Home Page

Kids Science Experiments - Kids Science Experiments and Science Projects are full of fun, easy and exciting hands-on experiments that will help you answer a lot of questions asked by your children.

Kitchen Scientists - A Guide To Home Science Experiments - Home science experiments are a fun way to foster creativity and work with new ideas. For anyone with an interest in science or figuring out how things work, there are many experiments that can be performed at home. Thanks to Bethany for suggesting this Web site.

Views of the Solar System - A tour of the solar system in images and words.

DOL Dinosaur Omnipedia - Learn scientific facts about dinosaurs.


Science and Technology 600s

How Stuff Works - Have you ever wondered how CDs work, or how a thermos keeps hot stuff hot and cold stuff cold? This is a great place to come to find out how things work in the world around you!

Energy Quest - Covers all aspects of energy in an informative and upbeat way. Learn about fossil fuels, alternative fuels, and solar power.

NASA Home Page

NASA for Kids - Explore these JPL and NASA kid sites for out-of-this-world fun and learning.

Family Village - Information, links to resources, and opportunities to communicate with other people about a wide range of disabilities.

Your Gross & Cool Body - Find out where body odor comes from, why vomit is green, and what makes your stomach gurgle!


Gardening for Parents and Teachers

Little Sprouts, Gardening for Kids - Gardening for Kids

Kids and Classrooms - Teacher resources from the National Gardening Association.

The Great Plant Escape: Teacher's Guide - An entertaining series of lessons about plants and how they grow. Designed for use with 4th and 5th graders.


Gardening for Kids

The Great Plant Escape - Help Detective Le Plant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life!

Sports and Entertainment 700s

The Force.Net - Your daily dose of Star Wars.

Star Wars: The Official Site - The official site.

Sports Illustrated for Kids - Sports news, games, cartoons, and fantasy leagues.

Entertainment Software Ratings System - Designed to inform consumers about the content of interactive video and computer entertainment.


Poetry, Plays, and Writing 800s

Bookhive - Find out about good books in categories like adventure, humor, sports, and more!

Between the Lions- Stories and activities from the new PBS children's series about reading and libraries.

Aesop's Fables - Enjoy the timeless wisdom of Aesop in this collection of 600+ fables.

Children's Literature Web Site - The source for Internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

Childrens' Authors and Illustrators on the Web - Find out about your favorite authors.

Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page - Resources for the study of children's literature


History, Geography, and Biography 900s

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present

The White House for Kids - Learn about the White House

Astronaut Biographies- Biographies and statistics of U.S. astronauts.

National Inventors Hall of Fame - Learn about notable American inventors and their inventions.

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