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CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Click for the complete Children’s program schedule: Current Newsletter

Programs are designed for specific age groups, but we welcome older and younger siblings to attend all of our programs! The more the merrier. Caregivers must attend the programs with their children.

SUMMER READING 2017

July 5 – August 12

Register in the Children’s Room for a chance to receive prizes! All special events and activities are free and no registration is required to participate – all are welcome!

It’s time to mark your calendars! Registration begins the week of June 26th.

**PLUS weekly contests with chances to win! **

 

Reader Dog Program

Select Saturdays, 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Come read to one of the licensed service dogs that visit us on select Saturday mornings! Call for details: 207-363-2818

Even More Fun Things To Do!

Borrow a Nature Backpack!

This is a great family activity. Check out one of our fully loaded Nature Backpacks today in the Children’s Room.

Borrow a Nook!

Going on a long drive? Try our new Nook Book Program and borrow a preloaded Nook HD tablet!
Nook Book ProgramFind out more information HERE!

 

Visit a Museum!

Remember to use our museum passes. Reserve yours at the Circulation Desk on the Main Level or call 363-2818.

Resources

New Junior Fiction at YPL

Community Resource Directory
A family guide to discover enrichment programs and child care opportunities in the greater York area

Book Lists

Summer Reading List for Kids 2016

Browse kid’s magazines:
(click on the image below)

 Children

Articles online

The Web is a wonderful resource. Here are some sites we like:

NEW! Building a Home Library

Here’s a fantastic list of historical fiction,
listed by time periods
–the wonderful descriptions will entice you to read, read read!

Children’s books in series–a searchable database

Guys Read — Great lists of books that boys like to read. This website has a web-based literacy program for boys and a mission to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.

From the American Library Association:
Great Web Sites for Kids

Homework Help from Oregon: Multnomah County Library

Resources for homeschoolers — Waterboro Library has done a great job with these sites!

Find a good book to read! — 
Fiction Booklists for Kids
Booklists for Young Adults

Child Safety on the Information Highway

Engaging the Community in the Joy of Learning