Children's Services
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Carl & Mary Welhausen Library
810 Front Street
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-5001
Meet for a Play Date or Simply Come by and
Enjoy What is Offered at Your Library!
The children's area includes fun kid-size furniture for your children to
relax on and enjoy a good book; a pretend kitchen & grocery store;
building blocks; a train/lego table
(switches every few months); jumbo magna
tiles and building logs; puzzles; learning walls; and a craft table.
An easy-to-use search interface for K-5 students looking for
magazine and newspaper articles, books and encyclopedias on a
variety of topics, such as animals, art, music, geography, language
arts, math, science and social studies.
Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those
seeking contextual information on hundreds of todays most
significant science topics.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other
reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from
over one thousand full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks, and
current events resources, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files
and over 1,000 videos. -- Bring to life childrens and YA books with
video trailers, author interviews, discussion questions, and much
more. Great for book clubs, choosing books, and homework help!
Resources about children's and young adult books from
TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and
recordings, book trailers, and Reader’s Advisory to help you choose
the right book.
A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection,
including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and
gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction. Accessible
anywhere in Texas.
If you are an active patron of the Carl and Mary Welhausen Library, you have FREE access to the resources below through
TexShare. This is a database service that is paid for 100% by the Library and made possible by the Texas State Library and
Archives Commission funding resources.
Your account information will be verified prior to releasing the password.
1) Please click on "Choose Your Library" in the upper right hand corner of the TexShare screen, 2) Select the Carl and Mary
Welhausen Library, 3) Enter in the password you have been given by library staff, 4) Click on "Access", 5) Locate the service
listed below that you wish to access.
FREE ABC Mouse @ the Library
9,000+ interactive books, educational games,
puzzles and other learning activities. For ages
2-8+. Made possible through Age of Learning,
Inc. This is NOT accessible for free outside of the
library as it tracks the IP address of the library.
The Library does not endorse any of the sites, companies, and/or information contained within this list. Parent/Guardian of child assumes complete responsibility for their child visiting the websites and
the information viewed on the websites. Some of these websites may require fees to access more features. Information contained was retrieved online through the websites listed. Any of the logos used are
that of the website/company listed.
Websites for
Kids Pamphlet
Sites that offer free story time resources
Some features may require a paid subscription to the service, although many are free. Click on the image
below to be re-directed to the other sites. See also disclaimer at the bottom of this webpage
Storyline Online
Kit Lit TV
Kid Time Story
Kidtopia is a safe alternative search engine for children to use as opposed to other search engines on the
web. It is a site created by elementary school teachers for student and their teachers. Information accessed is
recommended by teachers, librarians, and library and educational constoriums.
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