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 Take and Make: Macrame Keychains
Monday, September 27
For tweens in grades 4-6. Make your own keychain using the ancient art of macrame! We'll provide rope, beads, and keychains; all you need are your fingers.
- Tween Take and Make: Pumpkin Patch Snack
Tuesday, October 12
For tweens in grades 4-6. Make an autumn-themed snack to enjoy! Participants will be using mellowcreme pumpkins, green licorice, chocolate pudding, and oreos. Registration is required, and opens September 21.
- Take and Make: Process Art
Monday, October 18
For children of all ages. Can songs have moods, shapes and colors? Is it possible to doodle music? Find out with process-oriented art! Participants must supply their own crayons, markers, or colored pencils.
- Take & Make: Peacocks
Monday, October 25
For children ages 3-5. Learn about these dazzling birds and make one of your own! Participants must supply their own glue sticks. Kits may be picked up in the Children's Room.
- Tween Reads: Halloween
Monday, October 25
For tweens in grades 4-6. Looking for some thrills, scares, or even just some magic-themed fun? Try our Halloween book pick! We'll check out a Halloween book to you, based on your interests, and you'll get some Halloween goodies to keep.
- We Now Offer Zoom Storytimes!
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.