CHILDREN

WELCOME TO THE CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT

Welcome to the newly-remodeled children’s space in the library. This is a fun space for our littlest readers and learners. In this space, we have computers, play areas, and a vast collection of children’s titles.

Libby

Browse eBooks and eAudiobooks just for kids.

Hoopla

Discover eMaterials including movies and music.

Beanstack

Join and participate in reading challenges.

New Releases

Children’s Programs

Read to your infants and young children.

Kindergarten through 6th grade reading program.

Join us on exciting adventures while meeting your reading goal.

Start your reading challenge today.

Visit our resident friends Tootles and Nibs, the Budgerigar Parakeets, or say hi to our chinchilla, Hugo!

Our library staff is committed to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. We provide a range of interactive programs tailored for children of all ages. Explore our diverse offerings including story times, art classes, music & movement classes, gaming days, and more.

Love to hear stories read out loud? Come in and enjoy one of our Story Time events.

This is the go-to destination for kids who want to explore, learn, and have a good time!

Events

A Corny Day with Farm Bureau

Join Steve Barry from Farm Bureau as he reads their Book of the Year and teaches all about corn. There will be stations of corn activities for kids to explore along with corn inspired food and corn-y games. All ages welcome!

Art & Story Time @ Heartland Art Center

Come join this fun and engaging library story time and art class for toddlers and preschoolers. This month’s theme is Natural Art. Children will create art using what nature supplys.

On The Trail Bingo

Come to the library for a fun Trail Bingo game for all ages.

Tales from the Trail Story Time

Join your Library Trail Guide on a story time adventure. Ms. Michelle will have a delicious snack along with a farm craft for kids to do during this Story Time.

Hook ‘n Needle – Special Class

Join us every Wednesday for stitching fun! We will have periodic “special” projects each month so stay in touch.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

—Dr. Seuss

Resources

Interactive Early Learning Platform

Interactive Early Learning Platform

Gale offers a variety of resources for education, lifelong learning, and academic research. Whether you are looking for peer-reviewed articles; full-text magazines, newspapers, and eBooks; primary source documents; and videos or podcasts, Gale puts the right vetted content and tools at your fingertips!

E-books and Audiobooks App

E-books and Audiobooks App

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide!

Digital Library Entertainment

Digital Library Entertainment

Hoopla offers more content, in more places, than any other digital library platform and it’s all FREE thanks to your public library!