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Welcome to the Children’s Department

The library offers fantastic resources for children, parents, and caregivers. You will find picture books, board books, chapter books, DVDs, CDs, computers, magazines, and more for children at the library. Weekly storytimes and special events offer children the opportunity to have fun at the library and explore activities to spark their imagination. On the website you will find blog posts, book recommendations, event information, and access to the library’s digital and physical collection.

Children’s Blog

Stimulate Your Brain with S.T.E.M.

By Jennifer Bergen, Youth Services Manager

S.T.E.M. education is opening doors for young people by offering them…

Babies Need Board Books

By Amber Johnson, Youth Services Library Assistant

As babies grow into toddlers and begin exploring the world ar…

And It’s Back to School Again

By Jennifer Bergen, Youth Services Manager

For families with school age kids, this is the weekend when everythin…

Why Adults Should Read Children’s Literature

By Gigi Holman, Adult Services Librarian

I have recently come across a few opinion pieces about how adults shoul…

Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt

Manhattan’s parks are an excellent place to read! Grab a spot under a tree and relax the afternoon away. While…

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