Children’s Services

Professional staff provides patrons reference and reader’s advisory assistance in locating books, audiovisual, information and other materials. The Collection includes: over 30,000 items in the Easy, Easy Reader, Juvenile and Young Adult sections of the Children’s Room; a reference collection is provided for in-house use; DVDs and books on CDs; and children’s magazines.

Programs for Children include: Preschool storytimes twice a week; Baby Bookworms, a lapsit program for babies – 3 years along with parents/grand parents; a family storytime once a week; the Summer Reading Program in June and July; and many other fun events. Tours or orientations for groups and classes can be made by appointment. Computers are available for children’s use as well as an online-catalog.