For Children

Children's Collections

The Children's Department has a wide selection for every reading level. Learn more about the collection!

To explore the Children's catalog from home, please click here: Children's Catalog

Collections in the Children's department include fiction and non-fiction books, graphic novels, fiction and non-fiction DVDs, audio cds, audiobooks, holiday books, toys, puppets, read-alongs, and more!

The Juvenile fiction books are divided into categories by reading level. Learn more about each category.

     

Children's Programs

Ongoing programs include:

Storytime
Wednesday and Thursday at 10am for children who want to hear stories, songs and do a craft! Try it out on the second Saturday each month!

Infant Storytime
Storytime exclusively for infant to age 2. 1st and 3rd Friday at 10am. Includes reading, songs and movement to encourage a love of reading!

Story Jamming
1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6:30, includes storytime, music, movement, craft and sensory exploration.

Family Fun 
2nd and 4th Tuesday at 6:30, for the whole family! Variety of themes, fun activities and experiences, includes storytime, no craft.

Little Makers 
Informal, drop-in for K-2nd graders that focus on popular topics, stories, activity stations and fun experiments.

Code Club 
Through code club kiddos and teens will have the opportunity to learn how to make websites, video games, apps, and animations! It's fun, informal, and interactive!

Reading Programs

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Simple concept, priceless rewards. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your precious one starts kindergarten.

Summer & Winter Reading Program
We find ways to encourage a love of reading, incentives are usually included!

Little Engines
Little  Engines is our new early childhood incentive for parents and educators. Each month, we will have an early childhood professional provide a storytime  program with activities. Themes include literacy,  nutrition, child care, school   readiness,  music/recreation, creativity/arts, car seat safety, infant development, and STEAM. Giveaways are included!

Special Programs

Throughout the year we provide many exciting, engaging and educational opportunities. Check our calendar and don't miss out on these wonderful once- in-a-lifetime opportunities!

Check out our events page for a current listing of all programming

Children's Resources

For online learning, or playing educational games in the library we offer many resources for children from birth to tweens.  We also have STEM kits, LEGO® sets, puppets to check out or to put on a show at our puppet theater, puzzles, train tables and other play to learn activities for little ones.  

Brainfuse HelpNow- An all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs whether it’s a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper.

Brainfuse JobNow- Focus on college skills- SkillSurfer: Live skills tutoring and an extensive library of lessons, videos tutorials, and practice tests including SAT, ACT, GED, GRE, and more Flashbulb: Versatile study tool where you can create flashcards, browse the extensive flashcard library, and play study games.

We also have 2 Early Literacy Station™ computers for kids to learn on that have 4,000 localized learning activities