Youth Services

Youth Services 2017-11-24T14:21:44+00:00

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. Read 1,000 books with the children in your life before they begin kindergarten and instill key language and vocabulary skills.


Storytimes to Go

Storytime kits have everything you need to do a circle time or storytime. Books, activities, rhymes, and songs are included in each themed kit created specifically for preschools and primary grades. Check them out today for group or one on one reading.


Burke Museum Backyard Scientist Kit

Through the end of 2017, you can check out a backpack geared towards preschoolers to encourage exploration of the natural world. Designed by the Burke Museum, each Backyard Scientist kit contains a magnifying lens, specimen viewer, collection boxes, big net, binoculars, ideas for nature walk activities, and more.


Storytime Activity Sheets

Storytime to go! Preview a list of activity sheets that can be printed and taken home for learning. They include information on art, cats, construction, dinosaurs, families, friends, and much more.


Love. Talk. Play

Information throughout this site comes from many experts and organizations that work closely with children from birth to 3 years old. We are all working together to support you and your family.


Teacher Kits

Teacher Kits are intended for use in classrooms. Each kit includes an assortment of books on a topic as well as a list of resources and ideas to use in curriculum planning.


Educator Cards

The Educator Card provides support for educators so that they may borrow library materials for use in classrooms and educational settings. They allow for an extended check out period of 42 days for materials (except DVDs and Interlibrary Loans), and do not incur overdue fines.