Services for Children

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Want to know what children's programs are going on and what other special information the Services for Children staff members want to share with you?


Children's Department
at Main Library


Go to a branch page by scrolling down and choosing the branch you wish to visit.
Looking for book reviews, craft ideas, and much more from the Services for Children staff? Check our Family Zone Page!


The Perfect Picks page showcases books suggested by the Services for Children staff.
Former Perfect Picks

 


Our Collection
The following items can be found in the Children's Department at Main and all the branches:

Picture Books Board Books Beginning Reader Books Magazines
Non-Fiction Fiction Paperbacks Series Books
Comic Style Novels Books on CD/MP3 Board Games,
Puzzles, and Toys
 

Main Library also has the following:

  • Toddler Activity Area (ages 4 and under)
  • Puppet Tree

Programs and Services

Story Times

  • Family Story Time (all ages)
  • Baby Story Time (for babies 6-24 months)
  • Toddler Story Time (2-3 year olds)
  • Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time (4-5 year olds)

Summer Library Program
This annual program encourages children to read and visit the library while out of school. Entertainers and incentives make the program fun!

Special Programs

  • After School Specials:  Movies, craft programs, "Series"-ly Super Series
  • Special Saturday Programs:  Wee Read & Play @ Main Library
  • Art and Craft Activities:  Seasonal and Holiday Make-It/Take-Its
  • Special Interest Programs:  Homeschoolers at the Library, Little STEMs

Special Services

  • Tours for groups of children
  • Internet and game access computers for children, students and caregivers
  • Teacher Classroom Packs
  • Access Programs - special library programs for students
  • Teacher In-Service programs
  • Extended teacher loan period

Outreach Programs
The Outreach Librarian is available to come to your group or organization to talk about the library and its services for children.

Storyline
Dial 419.526.BOOK (419.526.2665) to hear a new story each week.

    
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