Children's Services

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The Children’s Department provides materials for our smallest customers, from birth to age 12. Our collection includes:

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Recorded books (CDs and audiocassette)
  • Educational & entertaining CD-ROMs
  • Music (CDs and audiocassette)
  • DVDs and Non-Fiction VHS
  • Video Games (XBox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii)

Special collections include our Parent-Teacher collection of professional materials, the LAB Kit collection of hands-on, thematic activities, Big Books, Board Books.


Children’s Department Services include:

  • Drop-in Storytime (all ages)
  • Mother Goose Storytime (6-24 months)
  • 2-year-old Storytime
  • Summer Reading Programs
  • After-School Activities
  • Teacher Loans
  • Reference & Readers’ Advisory


Storytimes are available for children of different ages and are available Monday - Thursday. The Summer Reading Program encourages students to continue reading during the summer by providing incentives and special programming organized around a specific theme.