You may register for children’s programs by contacting us in the Children’s Room in-person, by telephone: 516-746-8488 ext. 1, or by sending us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: A valid library card number is required for in-person, telephone, and e-mail registration. Please have your library card available. Preference is given to Mineola Library cardholders. All other library cardholders will be placed on a waiting list.
TumbleBook Library – animated, talking picture books online! Read or listen to them in English, Chinese, French, or Spanish!
Sesame Street.org – access Sesame Street eBooks, audio eBooks, interactive and animated eBooks! The Sesame Street eBook Reader displays eBook content in your Internet browser just like it appears in a printed book.
Mineola Union Free School District – Mineola public schools.
Chaminade High School – a Catholic school for young men in grades 9-12.
New York Times Children’s Bestseller List – list of bestselling children’s and young adult books.
Best Online Homeschools – A list of recommended homeschool websites and companies, reviewed by consumers who utilize them from Consumer Affairs.
Kindergarten Readiness Handout
This was compiled by the Long Island Pre-K Initiative. It is available in multiple languages.
Spanish: KindergartnersNeedtoKnow_Spanish (1)
Turkish: KindergartnersNeedtoKnow_Turkish (1)
Good Reads – get book recommendations and see everyone’s bookshelves, their reviews, and their ratings, including the Mineola Library’s book reviews and ratings. You can also post your own reviews and catalog what you have read, are currently reading, and plan to read in the future.
Graded booklists recommended by the Nassau Library System:
Early Literacy Books – for 2-3 year olds.
Perfect Pairs Booklists (Pairing Fiction and Nonfiction Books Together)
Live Homework Help – Connect to a tutor for one-to-one FREE homework help.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia – For students and adults alike, this database indexes over 25,000 records. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display.
Infotrac Junior Edition – K12 – Designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids InfoBits – Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids Search – Designed for students in grades K through 8.
Novelist K-8 – A database of young adult, children’s, and easy titles designed for children in pre-K, elementary or middle schools or your library’s children’s room.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center – A complete one-stop source for information on social issues and current events. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Pop Culture Universe – American and world popular culture, past and present. Research a specific decade or the everyday events surrounding historical events.
Searchasaurus – Seachasaurus makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.
World Book Online – Features are: Search, Advanced Search, Research Libraries, Spanish-Language Encyclopedia, Today in History, Feature of the Month, Behind the Headlines, What’s New, Media Showcase, Subscriber News, Surf the Ages, Atlas, and Dictionary.