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

  • Toddler Time: First Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Designed for babies and toddlers (0 - 2 years). We sing songs, play, and read.
  • 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)

  • Fall Crafts: Sign-up for our Fall Crafts will begin September 2. The crafts are on September 18, October 2, and 16, November 6, and 20, and December 4, and 18.  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. (Dec. 4th: Snowman and Dec. 19: Christmas Tree)

Programs for Tweens (ages 10 - 13 )

  • Tween Book and Movie Club:

    There will not be a club meeting in December.
     Tuesday, January 4 (last Tuesday of the month) from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tweens & Teens for the month of November (ages 10 - 13) enjoy reading a pre-selected book and then watch the film.  Books are available at the Library. Snacks served! The book and movie for November will be How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell.


  



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

21st Annual Family Gingerbread House Contest

The Library encourages families to spend time together during the busy holiday season by creating a family gingerbread house. Families will choose one of three categories to enter: Large, Small, and Storybook Theme. Houses must be dropped off at the Library between 9 a.m., Monday, December 2 and 5 p.m., Friday, December 13. Voting lasts for one week, and winners will be announced on Friday, December 20, during our "Visit with Santa" program, which begins at 2 p.m.

Submit Entries: December 2 - December 13
Voting: December 16-19
Winners Announced: December 20

Pick up a contest packet at the Library or print off the packet by "clicking" on the gingerbread house below.

There are some changes to the rules, so please read carefully.




A Visit with Santa

Santa is coming to the Library Friday, December 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Children will get to visit with Santa, tell him their Christmas wishes, and receive a gift from him. Parents will be able to photograph their children with Santa, just in time for the holiday.