Storytimes are currently held at varying times, outdoors and virtually. Outdoor programs may be canceled in case of inclement weather.
All storytimes are currently open to both residents and non-residents. In-person storytimes require registration.
Designed for meaningful one-on-one interaction between baby and caregiver.
Want to start your own book club? Kids can borrow one of our curated book club kits that gives them the power to organize and run a book club for their peers. Each kit includes five books and a laminated set of discussion questions. Select a book from our list of book club choices for children in Kindergarten to Sixth Grade!
Interested in checking out one of our book club kits? Drop into the Children’s Library to find out which kits are available or send an email.
Kindergarten to 1st Grade
|After the Fall||Dan Santat||Questions (PDF)|
|Fauja Singh Keeps Going||Simran Jeet Singh||Questions (PDF)|
|Magic Ramen||Andrea Wang||Questions (PDF)|
|Those Shoes||Maribeth Boelts||Questions (PDF)|
2nd Grade to 3rd Grade
|Book Uncle and Me||Uma Krishnaswani||Questions (PDF)|
|A Boy Called Bat||Elana K. Arnold||Questions (PDF)|
|Craftily Ever After: The Un-Friendship Bracelet||Martha Maker||Questions (PDF)|
|Giants Beware!||Jorge Aguirre||Questions (PDF)|
|Juana and Lucas||Juana Medina||Questions (PDF)|
|Lola Levine is Not Mean!||Monica Brown||Questions (PDF)|
|New Shoes||Sara Varon||Questions (PDF)|
|Secrets of the Manor: Beth’s Story, 1914||Adele Whitby||Questions (PDF)|
|The Vanishing Coin||Kate Egan||Questions (PDF)|
|The Wild Robot||Peter Brown||Questions (PDF)|
4th to 6th Grade
|The Big Dark||Rodman Philbrick||Questions (PDF)|
|Because of Mr. Terupt||Rob Buyea||Questions (PDF)|
|The Bridge Home||Padma Venkatraman||Questions (PDF)|
|Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race||Jen Breach||Questions (PDF)|
|Fuzzy||Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger||Questions (PDF)|
|Hope in the Holler||Lisa Lewis Tyre||Questions (PDF)|
|The Jumbies||Tracey Baptiste||Questions (PDF)|
|Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends||David Stabler||Questions (PDF)|
|The Nest||Kenneth Oppel||Questions (PDF)|
|The Parker Inheritance||Varian Johnsond||Questions (PDF)|
|Raymie Nightingale||Kate DiCamillo||Questions (PDF)|
|White Fur Flying||Patricia MacLachlan||Questions (PDF)|
Play, learn, and discover at home with one of our kid-centric Exploration Backpacks or Launchpads!
All circulating Exploration Backpacks and Launchpads can be borrowed for one week and renewed if there are no patrons on the reserve list. Place a hold today and pick-up your item at the Children's Reference Desk!
Preloaded tablets with fun, educational content for kids of all ages. No need for Wi-Fi! Just turn on the device and enjoy!
These themed backpacks provide hands-on tools that encourage young learners to explore the world around them.