Upcoming Events for Kids

Crafty Kids

December 1st - January 5th

Crafty Kids

During your library visits in December be sure to visit our Kids' Craft Station for fun weekly winter crafts.


Olaf's Party Prep

January 8th at 3:00pm

Olaf's Party Prep

Help make decorations, prepare crafts, and get organized for our upcoming sing-along event!


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Read a Good Book Online
Animated fiction and non-fiction picture books online


Brr...It's Cold Out There! (Playlist) by Various Authors

Holidays (Playlist) by Various Authors

Olive the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh

Twas the Night Before Christmast by Clement Clark Moore

A Chanukah Noel by Sharon Jennings

Eight Winter Nightst by Laura Krauss Melmed

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BookFLIX (use this link when at the Library)BookFLIX (use this link when not at the Library)

Watch the story then read the non-fiction book:

Morris's Desappearing Bag  by Rosemary Wells

(Non-Fiction) Rabbits by Hollie Endres

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney

(Non-Fiction) Kwanzaa by Trudy Strain Trueit

Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto

(Non-Fiction) Mis Comidas by George Ancona

The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats

(Non-Fiction) Snowy Weather Days by Trudi Strain Trueit



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Read children's books in many languages from around the world.