Books and Stories to Go Kits

Books and Stories to Go - new logo

Also called Smart Start bags, contain 10 books on a specific topic, but count as one item to checkout. Over 100 bags available for a three week checkout with one renewal allowed. Popular themes include, but are not limited to:

ABCCountingApples & FallBath & Bedtime
ElephantsFallFarm AnimalsFive Sense
FoodFrogs & TurtlesMonkeysMoon & Stars
Owls & BirdsRhymesSnakesTrains
TransportationWeatherWoodland AnimalsZoo Animals

For more information, please stop by any Alamance County Public Library or call check our library catalog by entering the term “Books and Stories to Go.”

Educational Kits

Educational Kit

Educational Resource Kits are theme related boxes that make learning fun! Boxes may contain books, DVDs, activity sheets, lesson plans, toys and other props designed to engage young children and encourage them to explore new things.  Educational Resource Kits are great for parents, teachers, daycare workers, home schools, and  other caregivers.

One Educational Resource Kits may be checked out at a time, on an adult card for 3 weeks and renewed 2 times if not reserved by another patron. Educational kits can be found and requested through Kitkeeper.

All About Bugs (K-5th)Dr. Seuss (Preschool-1st)Music (Preschool-2nd)Thomas & Friends (Preschool-K)
Blast Off to Space (Grades 4-8)Fantastic Flight (Grades 2-5)Picasso’s Art Box (Preschool-2nd)U.S. Constitution & Government (Grades 3-8)
Awesome Architecture (Grades 4-8)Human Body (K-8th)Rocks and Minerals (Preschool-2nd)Winnie the Pooh (Preschool-K)
Clifford (Preschool-1st)Jungle in a Box (K-5th)Sesame Street (Preschool-K)50 States (Preschool-5th)
Counting Money (Grades K-3rd)Mickey & Minnie Mouse (Preschool-K)Telling Time (Grades K-3)Recycling (Grades 1-3)
Dinosaurs (all ages)

Please use the kits as a learning resource and return in the same condition it was received so that others may enjoy these kits for years to come.

This project is funded by the Friends of the Alamance County Public Libraries through book donations and the bi-annual book sale.


Picture of Aggravation the game.

Alamance County Public Libraries now has games you can borrow! The games are housed at Mebane Public Library, but can be delivered to any branch. Visit our KitKeeper page to put a game on hold, and we’ll contact you when it arrives at your branch!