For Kids

Check out everything the library has to offer for kids including Books & More, Activities & Events, and resources for Learning & Research. 

Get a Library Card

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It's free to get a library card. You can even apply online.

Learn more information about obtaining a library card on the Library Card page.

Books & More

Search the Library Catalog for Books, Audiobooks, DVDs, Music, and more.

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Digital Content for Kids

Activities & Events


Learn more about the storytimes happening at our libraries and watch Storytime videos online. 

Grab & Go Craft Kits

Contact your local branch to ask about picking up a take-home craft kit to do a fun storytime craft at home!

Reading Challenges

Challenge yourself to read more. Twice a year the library conducts reading challenges. Learn more about the Winter Reading Challenge and about Summer Reading Program

Library Clubs

Join a Library Club. The library has lots of fun clubs for kids and adults that meet monthly or more often. Sign up at our Clubs and Meetings page.

Families for Literacy Newsletter

Find fun songs, crafts, and games in the Families for Literacy Newsletter.

For Educators

Class Visits by the Library

Submit a request for library staff to visit your class or school to do a presentation on Library Resources or read a story.

Fields Trips to the Library

Submit a request to visit the library with your class!

Learning & Research


ABCmouse is the leading and most comprehensive fun digital learning resource for children ages 2 to 8.

Learn more about ABCmouse


Where Stories and Non-fiction Connect. Stories, puzzles, and activities aimed at preschool to 3rd grade, it's perfect for early or reluctant readers and English language learners. 

Learn More about BookFlix

HelpNow from Brainfuse

HelpNow from Brainfuse offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building, and test preparation.

Learn more about HelpNow

Britannica School & Escolar

Britannica School and Britannica Escolar are both educational sites for students to use for homework help, projects, or learning at home or at the library.

Learn more about Britannica School and Escolar


TeachingBooks is a multimedia website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading with engaging author programs and K-12 book resources for children and teens.

Learn more about TeachingBooks

ProQuest Research

Use your library card to access authoritative research databases for school assignments or personal enrichment.

Learn more about ProQuest Research

Novelist Plus

Novelist has reading lists, read-alike recommendations, and grade-level reading guides to help you find your next great read.

Learn more about Novelist Plus