Kids' & Family Services


Polar Bear with PresentKids' Gift Book Suggestions

Great books make great gifts! Your Youth Services librarians have selected some of our favorite recent reads that we think you'll want to share with the children in your life. View our choices here. »

New StoryWalk in Vattmann Park

Take a walk through Vattmann Park and walk through an award-winning story! Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora celebrates generosity, gratitude, and community. This vibrant, heartwarming story will be posted throughout the park in November.

Program Archive

To learn about and register for live virtual programs, view Upcoming Kids Events in the sidebar or visit our online calendar.

Teddy bear readingEarly Childhood Programs »

Our librarians present a variety of live storytimes via Zoom, geared toward children ages 0–7. Programs are also recorded to be viewed at your family's convenience.

Book SandwichLunch Bunch »

Relax during lunchtime (or anytime!) as Librarian Sheri reads aloud from Sideways Stories from Wayside School, written by Louis Sachar.

Nature PlayNature Play »

Enjoy fun activities to help your little ones explore the great outdoors. These short videos will guide you.


Love science, math, technology, and art? These fun, easy projects can be accomplished with supplies and equipment you likely have around the house. You will also find tutorials that accompany our take-home STEAM Kits.

Paper HeartsWe're Gonna Make It »

Simple crafts for complicated times. Together we'll do projects made from common household items, in the hopes of making pandemic life just a little more bearable.

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