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Families! Please sign-up for the Youth Services Newsletter to stay informed about programs, resources, and library information for Children & Teens. Click here to fill out the form or call or email the Children’s Department for more information.


NOTICE: All Library Programs, including all Children's programs, have been canceled during the library closure due to the COVID-19 virus. Watch virtual Storytimes and Children's Crafts videos on the Library's Facebook page.

  1. Library Lab
  2. Mother Goose
  3. Read To Me
  4. Rhythm RoundUp
  5. Toddler Time
  • Who: Children ages 6 to 10 - Caregivers are welcome to join
  • What: We will explore Art, Science, Engineering, or Games through stories and activities
  • When: Fridays, January through November, at 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Craft Room in the Children’s Department


Computers for children are located in the children's area of the library. These computers contain educational games for children under the age of 11 years old. These computers do not have internet access.


To schedule a tour, special story-time or other program, please call the Children’s Department at (575) 528-4225.