Help kids grow with fun activities, educational programs and community resources.


Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together. Please register all children and caregivers for this event.


Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math to discover the different skills and engage their creativity. This program is best for grades 3rd-5th. Registration is required.

Letters to Santa

Write Santa a Letter and mail it in Chesapeake Public Library's magic mailbox. Make sure to write your address on the envelope so that Santa can write you back.

Homework HelpNow

Learn online with experts who love to teach. Live online tutors are available for all learners. Get real-time assistance in an online classroom.

Create an account by using your CPL card number and PIN.

A valid email address is required.

Gale in Context (Elementary)

Explore the online encyclopedia with topics and interests geared toward kids.

Log in from home using your CPL card number and PIN.

No log in needed in the library.

Just for Kids

Enjoy TV shows and read-along storybooks from popular creators such as Sesame Street, PBS, and Reading Rainbow.

No log in necessary.