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Youth Services: Infant - Grade 8

Mission Statement

Your Library plays a very important and active role in encouraging and developing an interest in lifelong literacy and learning. The goal of Youth Services is to serve the child, infant-age 5; student, grades K-8; and adult by providing and maintaining a collection of materials, offering assistance in readers services, retrieving information, and presenting programs to stimulate reading.

Youth Events 


Upcoming Events for Kids

December 15, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm

An evening of bedtime stories under the stars in the Helen Gale Story Room. Come dressed in your favorite pajamas and bring along your blanket or a stuffed toy.

December 16, 2016 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm

Watch a recent release on the big screen. Movie title choices to be posted at the ASK ME Desk. Pizza provided by Gino's East, lemonade & popcorn will be served. PLEASE INDICATE PIZZA CHOICE IN NOTES BOX: Cheese, Sausage or Pepperoni.Registration closes on Thursday at noon the day before the movie.

December 17, 2016 - 12:00am

Somewhere on the shelves in Youth Services, a special book will be hidden three times a day-morning, afternoon and evening. You had so much fun this summer hunting for the hidden book we will bring it out again during winter break. A sample book will be on display at the ASK ME Desk. Find the book and select your reward from the prize basket at the ASK ME Desk.

December 20, 2016 - 12:00am

The Family Read-Aloud Book Club encourages lifelong literacy and motivates families to share reading aloud as a daily tradition. Book Club will run for 10 weeks beginning Tuesday, December 20 ending Tuesday, February 28. Record time spent as a family reading aloud and receive rewards! Rewards include books dedicated to the family, autographed children’s books, certificates to local businesses and canvas book bags. Receive your family book log and details when you enroll.

December 21, 2016 -
10:30am to 10:50am

Drop in for a puppet show presented by our Junior Friends student storytellers in the Helen Gale Story Room. Children and adults attend together.