Youth Services

Welcome to our Youth Services information page.

We have many resources available for children and youth of all ages.

Youth Programs (All Programs are FREE)

Programs for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

  • Canceled until further notice! Toddler Time: First Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Designed for babies and toddlers (0 - 3 years). We sing songs, play, and read.

  • Canceled until further notice! Story Times: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Designed for preschoolers (ages 3 – 5). We read books, sing and dance, and follow up with an art activity.

Programs for Children (Ages 5-11)

  • Canceled until further notice! Spring Crafts: Sign-up for our Spring Crafts will begin January 2. The crafts are on January 15, February 5 and 19, March 4 and 18, & April 1 and 15.  These crafts must be pre-registered as there are a limited number of supplies. The crafts start at 3:30 and usually last about a half hour. (March 4: Wind Catcher and March 18: Lizard or superhero mask)

  • Canceled until further notice!  Family Reading Program: The next scheduled reading program in Saturday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m. This program is designed to teach and encourage parents how to build literacy skills with their children. Parents will be given a chance to read aloud with others and receive information on literacy building skills. 


Programs for Tweens (ages 10 - 13 )

  • Canceled until further notice! Tween Book and Movie Club: The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 31 (last Tuesday of the month) from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tweens for the month of March (ages 10 - 13) enjoy reading a pre-selected book and then watch the film.  Books are available at the Library. Snacks served! The book for March will be The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.


  



Youth Databases

Children Databases:

Elementary School Resources

This resource includes sections on:

  • Animals
  • Arts and Music
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science and Health
  • Social Studies


Kids Search

KIDS SEARCH - is designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.


Middle School Resources

This resource includes sections on:

  • Arts and Literature
  • Biography
  • Business and Government
  • Current Issues
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History
  • Science and Math


World Book Web

WORLD BOOK WEB – The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, all complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.


Young Adult Databases:

ABC-CLIO

ABC-CLIO - is a collection of History Databases including: American Government; American History; United States Geography; World at War; World Geography; World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras; World History: The Modern Era.


High School Advanced Resources

This resource includes sections on:

  • Arts and Literature
  • Biography
  • Business and Government
  • Current Issues
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History
  • Science and Math


High School Resources

This resource includes sections on:

  • Arts and Literature
  • Biography
  • Business and Government
  • Current Issues
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History
  • Science and Math


Middle School Resources

This resource includes sections on:

  • Arts and Literature
  • Biography
  • Business and Government
  • Current Issues
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History
  • Science and Math


Youth & Family Events

Available Resources

There are so many resources available, and we wanted to put them at your fingertips.

https://pbskids.org/
The website for children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Child-focused resources about animals, science, history, people and places from around the world from The National Geographic Society.

https://colorations.com/
This is a website with hundreds of educational and grade appropriate craft ideas that you can do at home.

https://storytimefromspace.com/
Videos of astronauts reading STEM themed books from the International Space Station brought to you by the non-profit Storytime From Space.

https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/
This is a site established by science guy Steve Spangler, who’s been on 'The Ellen Show' over 20 times, with close to 400 science experiments you can do at home.

https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.htm

Scholastic is offering free learning experiences online for kids Pre-K all the way through grades 6+. 

http://cincinnatizoo.org/news-releases/cincinnati-zoo-is-bringing-the-zoo-to-you/

Cincinnati Zoo is bringing a home safari every day. Visit the zoo from the comfort of your home.