Kids Programs

Check out all the events just for kids going on at all our library locations!

    Evening Explorers

    Come build things and explore how they work! Kids in second through fifth grade can come to the Main Library for hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) experiences each month. Take part in science experiments and activities to find out how things work and explore the world.

    [Tech]Knowledgey Thursdays

    Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can stop by the Main Library on the third Thursday of each month to create awesome robots and try out tech trends! [Tech]Knowledgey Thursdays explore the world of robotics using Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 base set and software. Bring a friend, grab a kit, and build an army of robots. Want to get even more creative? Explore STEAM with different experiments and activities each month! Ride to Read passes are available to participants.

Read on Your Screen!

Read animated, talking picture books from Tumblebooks. You can even play games, watch videos and read books in multiple languages! Or download and enjoy thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and magazines from OverDrive, Hoopla, OneClickdigital, and Zinio. You can also stream movies and music from Hoopla and Kanopy!

Kids Books by the Stack

Build your own book club kit with Kids Books by the Stack. You can check out as many books as you need and download discussion questions. Copies can be checked out for 6 weeks (plus one 3-week renewal).

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book. The program encourages a lifelong love of reading among students, inspires readers to bring story ideas and themes to life through discussion, and builds collaborative ties between public libraries, school libraries, and area schools. This year the entire city will be reading Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper. We’ll announce next year’s pick in the Fall, so stay tuned!

Looking for something new to read?

Check out these reads! Our librarians keep you up-to-date on the newest books. Plus we’ve put together lists of books on popular topics like circuses, pirates, and princesses.

Ride to Read

Find out how to get bus passes to and from the library. Read about how the program works so you can get your free ride to the library today.

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