Children’s Services

Our Youth Services department has a passion for encouraging a lifelong love of reading and joy in learning! Learn more about the tools and services that the library provides for youth of all ages.

Early Literacy

Every time you sing, read, write, talk and play with your child, you are building vital connections in their growing brain. Learn about six basic skills help prepare your child for kindergarten by building a strong foundation for learning.

Learning from Home

We’re here to help with all of your learning from home needs. From online tutoring services and flashcard sets to practice tests and research tools, the library is a go-to resource for school-age learners and caregivers.

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Library Programs

Go virtual with our online programming for kids! We offer both regularly scheduled storytimes and special online classes and activities. View our full calendar of upcoming events for kids, teens and adults.

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Digital Library

Explore eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines for kids and teens with these fun and free resources! Need a quick how-to on using the apps? Visit our eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines tutorial page.

Book Bundles

Let library staff select a bundle of children’s books for you! Instead of placing holds on specific titles, tell us what types of materials you would like. Staff will gather items and check them out to you for pick-up.

 

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Staff Picks

Interested in staff reading recommendations for kids? Try one of our lists or call or visit our librarians for help finding your next read.

 

Featured Services

STEAM Explorer Kits at the Library!

STEAM Explorer Kits at the Library!

Stop in during Express Hours to pick up a take-home activity designed to promote science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Each kit includes instructions, supplies, info bits, and recommended reading suggestions. Kits are typically available beginning the...

Baby Bear’s Story Shorts: Bite-sized Storytime

Baby Bear’s Story Shorts: Bite-sized Storytime

Wednesdays | 10:15 AM: Check-in on Baby Bear this fall to see his "Story Short" for the week. Each 20-minute program will include an appearance by Baby Bear with one additional Storytime element. Tune in at Stillwater Public Library's Facebook page. We will post our...

BookFlix

BookFlix

BookFlix is an online literacy tool that pairs video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to reinforce reading skills and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration. Learning to Read, then Reading to Learn: Thematically paired fiction and...

Nature Backpacks at the Library!

Nature Backpacks at the Library!

Explore. Discover. Investigate. The library is ready to help families to discover and learn about nature, whether it be exploring the backyard or hiking a local park. Check out the library’s Nature Backpacks and embark on an adventure with real hands-on tools that...