Jefferson Davis Parish Public Library

Kids Corner

Jefferson Davis Parish Library Kids Corner

If you have a specific skill or interest that you wish to share with others, please contact your local library. We are always looking for people to teach classes on many different topics and to help develop/mentor our after-school children.

K-12 Learning

Be Internet Awesome

As our kids enter a new school year that’s full of digital learning, it’s important to teach them how to be safe & wise on the internet. This site will help.

Chromebook Help

First time using a chromebook?  This site will help you get started in using & setting parental controls on these devices.

Homework Louisiana

One of the BEST RESOURCES in Louisiana, offering free online tutoring, test prep, and job search assistance. Live tutoring is available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

IXL Math

Recommended by Jeff Davis Schools for students to practice math; a free account lets students work 20 problems free per day.

Jeff Davis Parish Schools

Access your school calendars, World Book Encyclopedia online, lunch menus & more!

Jeff Davis Parish Schools Facebook

Things change fast, follow the Jeff Davis Parish School Facebook page for news & resources relevant to your K-12 child.

Khan Academy

We LOVE Khan Academy because it’s always free, easy to use, and offers high quality lessens on pretty much every topic for PreK-12, including Common Core math! It also includes lessons on personal finance (loans, taxes, debt, car expenses, saving, budgeting, etc.).

Learning Express Library

Create a free account using your JDP Library card and gain access to a wealth of resources for the entire family. This site includes: skill building for math, English, social studies, science, technology, research and study, as well as standardized test prep and practice exams, adult literacy, US Citizenship, career help, and more!

Louisiana Believes

Includes resources for LEAP exams, Eureka Math, ELPT (English Language Proficiency Tests), report cards, back to school guides, legislation affecting education, and info for students with disabilities. Provides links to Louisiana Academic Standards, LEAP exam practice tests (paper & online), and Homework Louisiana (online tutoring).

TumbleBooks

Use your library card to access this HUGE collection of animated, talking children’s books, including a lot of your favorites from childhood. There is an app available as well.

World Book Online

World Book Encyclopedia is available free to all Jeff Davis Parish School students.  Access it through the school’s homepage (scroll down until you see left Main menu).  You will need a student ID & password (which you get from your school).

Need Books?

Checkout these digital library collections!

Family Learning

Code

Free site dedicated to teaching kids computer coding. This is the agency that administers Hour of Code programs all over the world.

Crash Course

These fast-paced videos pack a lot of information into a short, fun package. Content is for high school and college level, covering topics in the humanities and sciences.

Creativebug

Creativebug gives you access to thousands of classes and downloadable patterns, templates and recipes. The tutorials are easy to understand and are broken down into small video segments that guide you through the process step-by-step. Each class includes a detailed list of needed materials and a place to take notes as you go.  Chat with instructors and other Creativebug users.

Dave Conservatoire

Fabulous website that teaches all ages the fundamentals of music, including theory, ear training, improv, and music history.

Fun Brain

Offers free online games and activities for grades 1-8, searchable by grade level.

Hour of Code

This site is dedicated to developing the next generation coders and provides top sites and advice for learning and teaching it.

National Geographic Kids

Check out this magazine at the library, then let your kids explore online for more learning and fun!

Sign Language 101

This free video collection makes it easy to begin learning American Sign Language.

Storyline Online

An award-winning children’s literacy site that streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Story Pirates

Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater.

Story Time from Space

Watch astronauts read children’s books while in Space.  How cool is that!

Tinkercad

This is THE PLACE to begin learning 3D design and is appropriate for all ages.

Whyville

A unique learning site for ages 8-15 covering many subjects, from art to marine biology, from civics to programming. Through this online community, kids learn about internet safety AND the real world.

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