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.


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


Family Playlistt by Various Authors

Eat Your Veggies Playlist by Various Authors

Science Playlist by Various Authors

Weather Playlist by Various Authors

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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:

Food, Family, Thankfulness, Kindness:

Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message  by Chief Jake Swap

(Non-Fiction) Thanksgiving by Trudi Strain Trueit

How Do Dinosaurs Eat their Food? by Jane Yolen

(Non-Fiction) This is the Way We Eat Our Food by Laine Falk

Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller

(Non-Fiction) We Are Citizens by Laine Falk


Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

(Non-Fiction) From Seed to Dandelion by Ellen Weiss

Chicken Little retold by Steven Kellogg

(Non-Fiction) What is Gravity by Lisa Trumbauer

Come On, Rain! by Karen Hesse

(Non-Fiction) Rainy Weather Days by Pam Rosenberg

Stars! Stars! Stars!

by Bob Barner

(Non-Fiction) Looking Through a Telescope by Linda Bullock

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International Children'sDigital Library

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