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Early Literacy Computers for Kids

The Early Literacy Station (ELS) is a dynamic all-in-one digital learning solution for children ages 2-8. It requires no Internet connection, so it is safe and secure. The latest version features more than 70 fun-filled, educational software applications spanning seven curricular areas.



Preschool Story time: Mon, Tues, & Friday 10:00 am

Join us for our popular preschool story time hour three days a week. Play time, dancing, and story-telling round out a fun hour for children of all ages. We also offer interactive crafts for preschoolers and parents.


Lap sit story time: Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

Designed for our youngest library patrons (ages 0-2); babies, toddlers and more are welcome to come play and grow together, fostering a love for stories and reading. Click for information about the lapsit story time.

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Books and Programs

We offer a variety of books, ranging from the latest titles, award-winners, and classics. Board books, junior DVDs and an extensive fiction and non-fiction selection offer something for every child. Programs range from simple sticker activities to seasonally-themed crafts. Special events have included our story time partnership with Curious George from WSRE. View pictures on WSRE's Facebook page.


Calendar of Events


We always have something happening in our library. Whether you enjoy the movie theater experience or enjoy seasonally-themed programs, you'll find something in our library. See staff to participate.

Leap Frog Program


The Tag Reader systems are specifically designed for use in the library. Books range from phonics, geography, math and science. Some books include favorites from Disney, Dr. Seuss, Nickelodeon, and more!

Great Websites for Kids

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Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of websites for children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by Association for Library Service to Children Committee, a division of the American Library Association.

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