Welcome to the Children’s Department, a place for stories, imagination, play, and learning. In a fun and open environment, we offer a large selection of books, audiobooks, music, and movies for children from birth through sixth grade. It is our goal to provide resources which we hope will develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Come and explore!
- Tween Trivia Contest: Halloween
Wednesday, October 28, 3:45 p.m.
Join us via Zoom for a Halloween-themed trivia contest! We'll be making a themed snack halfway through, with ingredients provided via contactless pickup.
- Tween Take and Make: Origami
Thursday, November 5
For tweens in grades 4-6. Learn the basics of origami with our take and make kit! We provide paper and a link to a curated list of video tutorials that will teach you how to make classic creations like lucky stars and cranes.
- Gratitude Trees
Thursday, November 12
For children in grades 1-3 and their families. Display the things you're grateful for with this Thanksgiving activity for the whole family! You assemble the branches and we'll provide the rest. Registration is required.
- Tween Take and Make: Mini Catapults
Thursday, November 19
For tweens in grades 4-6. Using popsicle sticks, rubber bands, and a plastic spoon, we'll create mini catapults! (Please use the provided pom pom ball ammunition only.) Register to reserve your kit.
- We Now Offer Zoom Storytimes!
Lapsit storytimes: Tuesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
2-year-old storytimes: Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
3-to-5-year-old storytimes: Mondays, 10:30-11 a.m.
Click here to register.
- Literary Resources for PreK-Grade 12
Click here to view a list of vendors who are offering free access to books during the pandemic, compiled by Librarian Michelle Centore.