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How do I use ABCmouse for home checkout? 


What's ABCmouse?

Prepare your child for academic success with the click of a mouse!

Children can learn and explore with their parents, or on their own (depending on age and ability), in a safe, secure, comprehensive, and engaging online educational environment with ABCmouse. It's called because children can learn important educational basics (often referred to as "the ABC’s") through the use of a computer mouse.

Contra Costa County Library has been offering access to ABC Mouse at its library locations, but now you and your child or children can access ABCmouse from home!

ABCmouse home checkout is now available! 

Steps for Getting Started: 
Quick Guide for Parents

Quick Guide for Parents - Spanish

Use this link to sign up for a four week checkout:

After Your 4-Week Checkout

When your four weeks are up, you will have an opportunity to sign up for another four week check out if there are seats available. If not, you can get on the waiting list! Your child's profile and progress will be saved. You can also go into any of the Contra Costa County Library locations and use ABCmouse from the public internet computers or from your own computer or device when it is connected to library WiFi. All of your progress will be saved.

NOTE: Please note that there are a limited number of checkouts available at one time. 

Customer Support - 866-779-1872 (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. PST) or


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