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Children (Ages 5-12)

Children (Ages 5-12)

Make learning fun! Explore read-alike book picks, join in scavenger hunts and library programs, or tap into homework and project help.

 

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Children's Programs

Join us for art classes, STEM activities, storytimes, and more. Check out our upcoming library programs.

Homework Help

Get help with a tough assignment or dive deeper into a topic with our homework resources.

Book Picks and Reading Lists

Try our kid-centered book lists and picks. From read-alikes to award winners, discover a new favorite.

eLibrary for Kids

Browse kid’s eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks available for free through Overdrive or Libby app.

BookFlix

BookFlix pairs video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks to create a fun link between fact and fiction. Scroll down to B in the A-Z list of Research Databases.

Book Bundles

Need help finding books? Request a Book Bundle! Tell us your child’s age and interests, and we’ll gather materials for you.

Children’s News

Explore nature this summer!

Explore nature this summer!

Early childhood educators, researchers, youth librarians, parents, and caregivers can all attest to the benefits of being immersed in nature. Young children's brains develop rapidly and the more experiences they have that involve all their senses, the better. Time...

Summer Explorers

Summer Explorers

  June 1 - August 6, 2022: Join us for a summer of exploration . . . and a little bit of detective work!  Read, write, create, and investigate during our summer reading program for kids.Upcoming Events[diec_event_carousel show_venue="off" show_name="off"...

Teen Poetry Contest Winners

Teen Poetry Contest Winners

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, the library held a poetry contest for youth ages 10 - 18. We so enjoyed reading the creative works of our budding local poets.Opening Doors Owen M., age 11 A world without doors would be pretty niceIt would let in the...

Check Out Nature Backpacks

Check Out Nature Backpacks

Explore. Discover. Investigate. The library is here to help families 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 kids...

Five-Finger Rule

Five-Finger Rule

Help your child find books that are just right with the Five-Finger Rule. Have your child read one page of a book. Ask your child to raise a finger for every word that's too hard for them to read. If your child raises more than five fingers, the book may be too...