Welcome to the Children’s Room

You could WIN a Fire Kids Edition Tablet!

Answer a few questions about the Children’s Room, and we’ll enter your name in a drawing for a Kindle Fire Kids’ Edition. Your response will help us plan children’s program and services for the coming year.

Get Ready to Build a Better World!

Join our Build a Better World summer reading program for lots of fun activities this summer. We’ll build a pirate ship, a fairy tale castle, and a rocket ship, create crazy contraptions with Wonder Gears, get creative with LEGOS and read books for beads to build a Brag Tag chain. Special events feature a magician, Mad Science,  and Roli Poli Guacamole. Visit the Summer Program page for more information.

Discover the Children’s Room

Explore, discover and enjoy the newly renovated Children’s Room. You’ll find easy access to materials, comfortable seating and a new look and feel.  You’ll find

  • picture books, concept books, and board books for preschoolers
  • beginning readers
  • chapter books, classic and contemporary fiction for children grades 2 through 6
  • non-fiction collection
  • movies, audiobooks and learning tablets
  • puppets, puzzles and learning kits
  • computers, an early literacy station and an AfterSchool Edge.

 

New in the Children’s Room

 

Discover fiction and non-fiction titles with lists of read-alikes, books in series, and much more!

 

Launchpad3

Launchpad tablets are small child-size tablets preloaded with high quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational. The tablets provide hours of interactive learning and play. They are simple and easy to operate and require no Internet connection. Launchpads are recommended for children K through 2. Launchpads may be borrowed for 2 weeks.