Children

Dare to Read This Summer

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Come to the Library to pick up a reading log and get a free book of your choice to get started! Color in a square each day that you read for at least 20 minutes. If you can't make it to the Library, download a pdf of the reading log here 

The Library has free events for kids and teens every Monday through Thursday afternoon this summer. Download a schedule of events here or check out our calendar for dates. All events are at 3:30pm in the Outdoor Amphitheater, located behind the Library. Some events require advance registration. Click here for more information and to sign up. 

This week:

  • Monday 6/27 at 3:30: Dragons Love Books
    Listen to dragon stories, then make a cool dragon mask and a fire-breathing dragon craft from recycled materials. All ages, no registration necessary.   
  • Teen Tuesday 6/28 at 3:30: Minute to Win It!
    Can you beat the clock? Race to see if you and your team can beat a series of 60-second challenges. Can you win it in a minute? Grades 6-12, no registration necessary.
  • Wednesday 6/29 at 3:30: Your Song My Song Musical Adventure 
    Come and rock out on a wild musical adventure, where playtime and puppets combine with funky beats to celebrate the beauty and magic of our planet. All ages, no registration necessary.  
  • Thursday 6/30 at 3:30: Wildcare 
    Meet some of Wildcare’s non-releasable wild animals and learn about their habitats and natural behaviors. Graces 1 and up. Click here to join the wait list

Personalized Reading Lists

For kids in grades 4-8

Every reader is different, and that's great! We want to get you books that you'll love reading. Take our online quiz about books you like and those you don't, then Librarians will email you a list of five titles we think you'll enjoy. 

For fourth through eighth graders only. Younger kids can get a children's book pack. Teens - stay tuned for a great new resource that's coming soon.  

Get Great Kids' Books

Order a Children's Book Pack to get ten (or more!) books hand-selected by Librarians, just for you. You don't even have to come inside the Library. Just click your favorite themes and we'll put together a pack of books you can pick up curbside or at the checkout desk. 

You can get picture books, early readers or chapter books, and choose from topics like Emotions, Natural World, Songs & Rhymes, Trucks & Trains, and Librarian Favorites. What a great way to discover new books for children!