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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 Books

Board Books

Beginning Reader Books





Comic Style Novels

 Music CDs

Preschool DVDs

Books on CD/MP3

Board Games,
Puzzles, and Toys


Programs and Services

Story Time

  • Baby Story Time (for babies 6-24 months)

  • Toddler Story Time (2-3 year olds)

  • Family Story Time (all ages)

  • Alphabuddies (2-5 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

  • Mad Science

  • Art and Craft Activities

  • Passive Programs

  • Scavenger Hunts

Special Services

  • Tours for groups of children

  • Internet and game access computers for children, students and caregivers

  • Teacher Classroom Packs

  • 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




Main Library

43 West Third Street
Mansfield, OH 44902
(419) 521-3100

Open Hours

Mon-Thu: 9 AM-8 PM
Fri-Sat: 9 AM-5 PM
Sun: 1 PM-5 PM

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