ABC Mouse – FREE at this library!

ABCmouse is available for FREE inside the Stevens County Library! The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2–7+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with 5,000+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it!

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Auto Repair Reference Center

THE STEVENS COUNTY LIBRARY PRESENTS THE ARRC The Stevens County Library and the State Library of Kansas provides the ARRC (Auto Repair Reference Center) to all Kansas residents.  The ARRC, a comprehensive online guide to vehicle ownership and maintenance, includes repair information on more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to the present.  It has nearly 800,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs and over 99,800 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing.  Specifications and maintenance schedules, technical service bulletins and recalls are also a part of this database.  Library patrons can access this database from home using a

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Bookflix

Bookflix Parents, help to prevent “Summer Slide.”   “Summer slide” is the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year.  The SCL has a way to help! The State Library of Kansas subscribes to a fun reading program that you and your child can access from home!  BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.  This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to

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eLending

Tired of spending cash for digital materials?  Want to use your tablet for something other than Candy Crush?  Try Digital Book eLending.  This service, available through our library website and sponsored by the State Library of Kansas offers audiobooks and e-books ranging from classics through best sellers and popular authors.  Check our website for details or ask one of our library staff.

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SCL Digital Archives

The Stevens County Library has microfilm from every newspaper printed in Stevens County.  Included in the holdings are fifteen separate newspapers spanning almost 130 years.  Although we have provided a database with many of the obituary records culled from these newspaper archives, looking through microfilm or hard copy newspaper files for particular information about any person mentioned in the newspapers is a laborious and time-consuming endeavor The Stevens County Library is pleased to announce that digitization of the microfilm of the newspapers of Stevens County is now complete. Through a generous grant from the Board of the Parsons Trust, the

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