Children/Teen Services

Children’s Services

Children of all ages are invited to use the library!

In the Children’s Department you will find:

  • Board books for babies and toddlers
  • Beginning readers
  • Picture books
  • Chapter books
  • Nonfiction
  • Reference materials
  • Book and cassette read-alongs
  • Audio books
  • Puzzles & toys
  • Computers which include word processing, internet (with parent permission) and educational games.

Children of kindergarten age and older may own their own library card.  A parent must register the child and present identification of address.

Children under 6 must have a parent or adult caregiver stay with them in the library. Children 6 and older who cannot work independently should not be left unattended.

 

Storytimes

Library Club

Library Club is an after-school story time for elementary age children, Kindergarten – 5th grade. It is held throughout the school year on Thursdays 3:15 – 4:00 p.m. It includes stories and a craft.

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime for 3 to 6 year olds is held on Thursdays 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Stories, fingerplays, songs, action poems and crafts are included. A parent or caregiver is asked to stay in the program room with the child.

Summer Programs

Summer Reading Club is a six week summer program for elementary age children, which encourages recreational reading throughout the summer. Summer programs are also held for preschool, middle and high school ages.