Upcoming Events for Kids

Pajama Storytime with Author/Artist Marcia Perry

Wednesday, June 3, 7pm

Pajama Storytime with Author/Artist Marcia Perry

Join us for a fun evening storytime with author and artist, Marcia Perry (ages 3 and up)


Summer Reading Kickoff Party- Read to the Rhythm

Saturday, June 6, 1-5pm

Summer Reading Kickoff Party- Read to the Rhythm

Sign up starts for Summer Reading!


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Read a Good Book Online
Animated fiction and non-fiction picture books online


The Man with the Violin by Kathy Stinson

The Best Mariachi in the World by J.D. Smith

The First Music by Dylan Pritchett

Frank was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance by Keith Graves


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BookFLIX (use this link when at the Library)BookFLIX (use this link when not at the Library)

Watch the story then read the non-fiction book:

Dem Bones  by Bob Barner

Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

Chicka Chica Boom Boom by Bill Martin

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Tabback

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International Children'sDigital Library

Read children's books in many languages from around the world.