Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Explore, read, sing, and play with your little ones - at the library and beyond.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Unlock your child's potential with this reading challenge. For ages 0-5.

Imagination Station

From a post office to a pizza shop, pretend play with this ever-changing interactive display that helps build important life skills.

Story Trail

Enjoy the fresh air, a stroll...and a story! This literacy adventure builds reading skills and creates memories. For all ages.

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Board Games for Families (In-Library Use Only)

Play a game while you're at the library! A rotating collection of board games is available in the children's area.

Read & Recharge

Challenge yourself to a winter of reading and earn prizes along the way. For all ages.


Various dates & times
Inside or Hanby Park
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs - fun for the whole family!

Puzzle & Game Swap (Take Home)

Take a puzzle or a board game. Leave one. No need to return what you borrow. (Located on the 2nd floor. No missing pieces, please.)

Light Table

Experience a calming glow and stretch your attention span during play time.

Treehouse in the Children's Area

Make a new friend or enjoy a cozy reading nook in this interactive treehouse.

Peg Bright Wall

Explore limitless possibilities and encourage imagination with this giant light wall.

Baby Storytime

Wednesdays at 9:30am
Hanby Park
Enjoy stories, music, and social time with fellow participants in this interactive storytime. For babies ages 0-24 months.

Book Talks

Librarians give you a glimpse inside their favorite books in the hopes of convincing you to read them, too!

Storytime at Home

Bring storytime to your family room with these songs, activities, and more from your favorite librarians!


Enjoy rhymes, songs, and stories with your favorite librarians.

Little Free Library

No library card required. No fines. No need to return. Take a book, leave a book. These tiny libraries offer a free reading experience.

Fairy Tales, Folklore & More

From Mother Goose to the Brothers Grimm, find your favorite stories and characters from classic fairy tales, fables, myths, and legends.

Subscription Bundle for Kids

Find your next great read with the help of our experts.

Movies for the Whole Family

Grab some popcorn, and snuggle up on the couch to watch these movies with the whole family.

Story Trail at Johnston-McVay Park 2023

Check out what titles are coming to the Johnston-McVay Park story trail, or reread a past favorite.

Holiday Music for Kids (Download or Stream)

Sing along together with new and popular holiday music for kids.

Books That Sleigh (Read & Recharge)

These winter picture books will knock you right out of your cozy socks.

Celebrating Hanukkah

Hanukkah is December 18th-26th this year.

TV Shows for Kids Who Like Superheroes and Action!

A list of TV shows for kids who like Superheroes, Action, and Adventure!

Holiday Songs (Download or Stream)

Stream the sounds of the season with Freegal Music.

If you liked...An Elephant & Piggie Biggie!

these stories celebrate friends and laughter.

If you liked...Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

they transport you to a fantasy world with wizards and witches, spells, magic, and more!

If you liked...Big Nate

they have mischief makers who will make you laugh.

Diverse Kids' Books

Explore these e-books for kids of all ages that celebrate our diverse and multicultural communities.

Hellosaurus (BingePass)

Incredibly engaging and educational, Hellosaurus puts kids ages 2 to 8 in their favorite shows like The Wiggles and Love, Diana.

Featuring 13 Native American or First Nations Languages

These books for kids feature words and phrases in 13 different Native American or First Nations languages, including Inuktitut and Ojibwa.

Books by Indigenous Authors (or Illustrators) for Kids

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with these books written or illustrated by indigenous people.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15) with these engaging reads for kids. For ages 2-14.
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