TPL offers a variety of programs for children and families. For our families with children 0-6, we offer weekly story times for Babies, Toddlers, and the whole family. For elementary aged children, we offer weekly programs focused on Lego building, creative writing, making and creating, and much more. Please check out our list of individual programs with their respective age focus. Also, take a look at the calendar for upcoming special events on evenings and weekends!
Our regular, yearly programs for children run seasonally from September to early December, and mid-January to April. Our summer programs run throughout June and July. In order to prepare awesome programs for children and families, we do not offer regular programs in the months of May, August, and mid-December to mid-January. The department is still open during these times, so please to come to see us!
We have some awesome apps and online resources for kids and families as well. Be sure to check out Tumblebooks (online picture and chapterbooks as well as cool videos), Overdrive and Libby (books, audiobooks, and movies that you can check out on your own personal device), as well as Live Homework Help (a free tutoring website available each day from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.), and much more!
Have an assignment coming up? Let us know by clicking the Homework Alert button below, and we’ll be glad to pull books and assemble other resources to hold at the library for your class!
Have Questions? Want to set up a tour or school visit? Please feel free to contact us by the phone number or email address listed below:
By phone: 345-5820 ext. 1134
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Review – Children’s
- The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from afender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one theHeffleys will not soon forget.
A story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds
- Funniest Kid Comic finals near, Jamie faces a whirlwind of attention at school and in the media and the fame starts to go to his head, but in Hollywood with Uncle Frankie, some of his fellow comedians quickly show him what competition and pressure are all about.
- Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
- A bump on the head suffered during gym class causes middle school drama queen Nikki Maxwell to have a crazy dream where all of her acquaintances assume the roles of familiar fairy tale characters.
- Dr. Seuss's celebration of the alphabet presented in this colorful book, published in a format especially suited for babies and toddlers.
- The Greek and Roman demigods must simultaneously prevent the earth mother, Gaea, from waking and stop war from breaking out at Camp Half-Blood"-- Provided by publisher.
Recommended Reading (alphabetical list )
Award Winners for Children
Bilingual Easy Books: Spanish & English
Choose Your Own Adventure
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Fairy Tales and Folklore Countries
Fantasy J-F (3rd-8th Grade)
Female Leads- About a Girl
Harry Potter Read-Alikes
Magic School Bus
Magic Tree House
Mystery (3rd- 7th Grade)
Pete the Cat Read-Alikes
Picture Books – Read Aloud
Seriously Good Series
Shapes, Colors. ABC, & 123
Sports and Exercise