The Library offers opportunities for your family to create, connect, explore and learn! Prepare young learners for school at story times, get free homework help, stream age-appropriate movies and music, attend family-friendly events, explore our Library of Things, and so much more.
1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN
The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a fun way to develop early literacy skills nd help your kids develop a love for reading.
DIAL A STORY
Dial-A-Story offers free pre-recorded stories, poems, riddles, and jokes read by your favorite ASCPL Staff.
JOIN US FOR A STORY TIME
Build early literacy and social skills through songs, stories, puppets, music, and playtime. Virtual and in-person options are available.
Check back often to see what new titles have been added to our shelves including books, movies, and music for preschool through adult.
Find read-alikes for those favorite books, and lists by genre and topic organized by age. You can also find Lexile and Accelerated Reader information for many titles. You will need a Library card to access this database.
Don’t see a list of books or a single title that fits what you are looking for? Our Ask a Librarian service lets you email a request to the Library for a librarian to gather just what you seek.
Book A Librarian
Is your search a little more in-depth or do you just need to speak with a librarian to figure out what resources will best meet your need? Our new Book A Librarian service will allow you to schedule a time to talk with a librarian and get that one-on-one help.
Your Next 5 Reads
Looking for that next great book? Try out our new service, Your Next 5 Reads. Fill out and submit the form online or download the PDF of the form , fill it out, and return it to your local Library branch location.
Dial-A-Story offers free pre-recorded stories, poems, riddles, and jokes read by your favorite ASCPL Staff. Call 234.274.4400 and choose the recording you would like to hear from the menu.
Databases are digital collections of newspaper and magazine articles, books, and journals that offer reputable information on a variety of topics. These resources can be used for homework assignments, writing papers, and exploring interests.
Free online tutoring is available for students of all ages. Connect virtually with a real person to get homework help, submit a paper for review and editing help, or access ACT and SAT study guides and practice tests. Available 12 pm-12 am daily.
Science Project Index
Visit this online index, created by the Library’s Business, Government & Science Division, of science projects, experiments, and demonstrations.
Homework Help Topics
Your librarians have assembled lists of the best websites covering a variety of topics—explore your interests or find help with homework.