Keep Kids Learning: Free Online Resources

Looking to keep your kids engaged and learning? Take advantage of the wealth of free, online, educational resources available to you for free – from home! Explore this list we’ve compiled of our favorite lessons, games, science experiments, storytimes, live demonstrations, virtual tours, and more!

NewsBank: Digital Newspaper Archive

NewsBank provides digital access to the archives (and current issues) of hundreds of Chicagoland newspapers, all free with your BCPL library card. Includes full-page digital editions of the Chicago Sun Times and other local papers. Search using names, events, topics, or dive right into a specific newspaper.

Download eBooks, Audiobooks, and Music

Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, and music? Your Bensenville Community Public Library card has you covered. (It’s free!)