Kids

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Read Aloud From Birth

March is National Read Aloud month and to spread the word, we are sharing a new early learning tip every day.

"You are your child's first and most important teacher. Embrace this opportunity to make your child the best and brightest he or she can be."

Reading with your child is the easiest and best way you can help them become readers themselves. Ask a librarian about books to share at every age. 

Learn more about the Read Aloud 15 Minutes campaign

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Read Across America

We're celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday all week long with storytimes and special activities!

Join the fun February 27 - March 5!

Seusstacular Events
Visit a storytime
Take the Reader's Oath

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Three Billy Goats Gruff Puppet Show

A unique retelling of the traditional folktale in which the three must cross a bridge to get to a hayfield. This show is recommended for children ages three and up. Admission is first-come, first-served for individuals and families. Groups of 10 or more please register in advance by calling 367-8710. 

See the show March 13 through 17.

Find locations, dates and times

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After-School Programs

Inspire your school-ager's imagination with books, art, movies, gaming, and science.

Follow the links below to see what's happening at your branch.

After-School Activities
Full Calendar for Kids (Grades K-5)

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2017 Newbery Medal

The 2017 Newbery Medal winner for excellence in children's literature is The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill.

Find the 2017 winner and honor titles in the library
Learn more about the Newbery Medal

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2017 Caldecott Medal

The 2017 Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book has been awarded to Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated and written by Javaka Steptoe.

Find the 2017 winner and honor books in the library
Learn more about the Caldecott Medal