Kids' & Family Services


Chinese American Books for Young ReadersOBER2021 panda

Our One Book, Everyone Reads 2021 selection is Interior Chinatown, by Charles Yu. To encourage younger readers to participate in our discussions of Chinese American literature, culture, and experiences, we have created a list of recent critically acclaimed children’s books featuring Chinese American characters and historical figures. Learn more »

Spotlight on Graphic Novels

Graphic novels and comic books aren't just "dessert." They build valuable literacy skills. We'd like to share with you how graphic novels can make kids better readers, as well as some of our favorite graphic novels for kids! Learn more »

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 readingStorytimes »

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.

Flowers growing from a bookSheri's Storytelling »

Librarian and storyteller Sheri tells traditional tales from around the world, geared toward children in grades 2 and up.


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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