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11am-9pm Wed

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9am-5pm Sat
1pm-5pm Sun
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Children’s Library

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Upcoming Events

Story Time

Join your favorite librarians for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration required. 

9:30am - 10:00am View Details

Fourth to Sixth Grade Book Discussion

Monthly book discussion for children in fourth to sixth grade. Registration required. 

7:15pm - 8:00pm View Details

Art Smart

Enjoy a story followed by an art activity. Bring your creativity and imagination. For children ages 4 to 6 years old without an adult. Registration required.

4:00pm - 4:30pm View Details

Virtual Chess for Kids

Learn the rules and strategies of chess via Zoom and then practice what you have learned by playing against your peers on an online platform. For children in 3rd to 6th grade. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library in memory of Lawrence Kamisher. Registration required. 

4:00pm - 5:00pm View Details

Baby Rhyme Time

A story time with songs, music and bouncing rhymes that emphasizes early literacy skills.  For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration required.  

9:30am - 10:00am View Details

Park Story Time

Join your favorite librarians at Blumenfeld Park (across the street from the library) for Park Story Time! No registration required.

*In case of inclement weather, story time will be held at the library.

9:30am - 10:00am View Details

Story Time

Join your favorite librarians for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration required.

9:30am - 10:00am View Details


Children’s Resources

Ebooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, Comics, Graphics Novels, and Videos

Libby by OverDrive – Tens of thousands of e-books, audiobooks, magazines, comics, graphic novels, and videos.

Book Recommendations

NoveList K-8 Plus – Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Online Tutoring – Get a tutor 24/7 in 40+ subjects including Math, Science and English.

Ebooks for Kids

Tumble Book Library – Fun and interactive library of animated, talking story books for kids.


Download Music, Movies & More

Hoopla – Music, movies, TV, e-books, audiobooks and comics.


Picture Books for Kids

LOTE – World language story books for kids.

Staff Picks