Children

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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

Nonfiction for Young Readers

By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

When you think about your reading life as a child, do you remember going t…

Zoofari Tails: A Quacky Storytime!

Get ready, because Zoofari is tomorrow! Join us this month as we present a duck-themed Zoofari Tails Storytime! Sto…

It’s a winter wonderland out there! Or is it?

by Amber Keck, Children’s Library Assistant

Winter is definitely still upon us, and parents and caregivers m…

Read a Tale, Tell a Tale

By Jennifer Bergen, Children’s Services Manager

February 26 is National Tell a Fairy-Tale Day.  I know you al…

Spring Book Sale at the Library

The Manhattan Library Association’s annual book sale will be held Friday, February 27 through Sunday, March 1…

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