About the Main Library's Children's Department

Growing readers logo

Early literacy and learning are the focus of the Children's Department. To find more information about our Growing Readers initiatives select one of the following links. 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten 

Read, Play, Grow! 

The Children's Department serves children from birth through age 12, their families, and teachers. We offer programs for children and their families, including story times, family events, after-school activities, and the Summer Reading Program as well as resources including books, literacy bags, digital media, games, and toys. 

The Children's Department also provides services specifically for educators, including teacher loans, and assignment alerts. 

entrance to the children's department and the service deskTrain table and play area with seating