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Kids Catalog & Resources

Does your child need a tutor?

Is your child in need of a tutor? Rochester Peer Tutoring (RPT) is made up of students offering free one-on-one virtual tutoring. Fill out this form so RPT can have a better understanding of your student's learning needs and can be paired with a suitable student tutor. 

Databases for Kids

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Kids Infobits Database Button
World Book for Kids Database Button
Novelist Book Database Button featuring child reading

If you are wondering what to read next or wanting to find a read by title or author, try Novelist.

Websites of Interest 

Brighton Community

Brighton Central School District   
Town of Brighton
Brighton Recreation, Parks, and Community Service


Science Project Resources and Science Fair Suggestions

All Science Fair Projects
Internet Public Library Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Science Buddies


Endangered Species
Monach Butterfly Watch
Kidzone Animal Facts


Civil War

Eyewitness to History


States and Capitals
World Atlas & Map


Math & Science

Bedtime Math
Coolmath Games
Kidsites Math
Vicki Blackwell's Internet Guide for Educators
Kids Astronomy
NASA Kids' Club
Kidsites Space

Children's Literature

ALSC Notable Books
Caldecott Medal Books
Newbery Medal Books

Fun for Kids

PBS Kids

Podcasts for Kids

Podcasts are a great (and mostly free!) screen-free resource of both fun and learning for parents and kids. Topics can cover nearly anything from original stories to world events to science discoveries. Here are links to podcasts recommended by a variety of resources and brought together by BML Children’s Librarians. Age recommendations are general guides for you and your child. Every child is different, so explore what works best ahead of time.

New to podcasts? Check out Common Sense Media’s Parents’ Guide to Podcasts for some information and how to start listening.

Helpful Links for Parents and Caregivers

Common Sense Media
PBS Parents
Education @
Rochester Kids Out and About
U.S. Department of Education
292 Baby

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