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Upcoming Events for Kids

Recycled Stories and Crafts

Saturday, April 25, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Recycled Stories and Crafts

Join us for a fun afternoon of recycled classic stories and makerspace crafting!


PoetryAlive! - The Workshop!

Tuesday, April 28, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

PoetryAlive! - The Workshop!

Ages 8 and up are invited to come learn memorizing and acting tips for presenting their favorite poems.


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


Brr...It's Cold Out There! (Playlist) by Various Authors

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site

Pop's Bridge

When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat

Families (Playlist)

Pippo the Fool

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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:

Morris's Desappearing Bag  by Rosemary Wells

(Non-Fiction) Three Little Pigs

The Man Who Walked Between Towers

Roberto the Insect Architect

Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story 

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International Children'sDigital Library

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