Children

  • (Paper) Ugly Sweater Decorating
    Thursday, December 8, 3:45 p.m.
    For children ages 3-6 years old. Come join us in the craft room to decorate some festive 'ugly' sweaters! This paper craft makes a great decoration, even if it can't be worn. Click here to register.
  • STEAM Challenge: Sleighs and Slopes
    Thursday, December 15, 3:45 p.m.
    For children ages 7-12 years old. Put your engineering skills to the test! Create a sleigh that will hold mini presents and a ramp that will send it forward as far as possible. Click here to register.
  • Family Program: Fairy Mini Golf
    Tuesday, December 27, 2 p.m.
    For families of children up to age 12. This project can be done as part of our in-person workshop on Tuesday, December 27 or as a take and make kit. Please select a preference when you register.
  • Crazy about Coding
    Wednesday, December 28, 2 p.m.
    For children ages 4-12 years. Drop into the meeting room and check out our coding toys! From a simple caterpillar for the preschoolers up to Ozobots for tweens, we've got something that will inspire the coder in you!
  • Wildlife in Winter: Live Animals at the Library
    Friday, December 30, 10:30 a.m.
    For children and families. Meet live animals in this presentation from the White Memorial Conservation Center! Learn about how animals live in the winter months. Click here to register.
  • Storytime Schedule
    Lapsit storytimes: alternate Tuesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
    2- to 3-year-old storytimes: alternate Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
    3- to 5-year-old storytimes: alternate Thursdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Click here to register.

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!