Services for Children


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We have so many things for children and families to see and do! Check out the links below for more information.

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

Picture BooksBoard BooksBeginning Reader Books
MagazinesComic Style Novels Music CDs
Preschool DVDsBooks on CD/MP3Board Games,
Puzzles, and Toys


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

  • Afternoon and Evening Specials:  Tinker Tuesdays, Minecraft, LEGO® club

  • Art and Craft Activities:  Seasonal and Holiday Make-It/Take-Its

  • Passive Programs: Scavenger Hunts, I Spy, Tests of Knowledge

  • Special Interest Programs:  Homeschoolers at the Library, Little STEMs, Autism Family Night

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

  • 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.

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

Call us!
Main Library's Children's Department - 419.521.3130
Branch contact information




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