For those tweens/teens in the house, check out the Youth Spot with information about fun things just for youth.
For kids in grades K-5 we have a special K-5 Stuff page just for special events geared towards them. These programs run during the school year, September - May.
Check out the Storytime Stuff page for storytime schedule geared towards ages 0-5. Storytimes run for approximately 8 or 9 weeks across the library system with a 2 week planning break in between sessions.
Upcoming Special Events
Awesome Animals @ Main Library
Come on out for a special program with the SPCA! Learn what they do and how you can help, Saturday, September 20 @ 1pm
STEM Saturday @ North River Library
Join in the STEM fun this month and make a hovercraft, Saturday, October 25, 10:30am - 12 Noon
. Open to children in grades K-5.
Oliver Twist @ YOUR Library
The Hampstead Stage Company is back again! Watch as Oliver overcomes great struggles.
Grottoes Library - Thurs., November 13 @ 4pm
Main Library - Thurs., November 13 @ 6:30pm
Village Library - Fri., November 14 @ 4pm
North River Library - Fri., November 14 @ 6:30pm
(@ John Wayland Elementary School)
Page Library - Sat., November 15 @ 10am
Elkton & Shenandoah Libraries - Sat., November 15 @ 2pm
(@ Elkton Community Center)
NoveList K-8 Plus
Find your next great read with this new database! Make sure you have your library card handy to enter your patron ID (the barcode number on your card) and get started discovering a new title!
Accelerated Reader (AR) Book Finder
Please check with your school to make sure that they carry the AR test for the book you choose from the AR website.
Book Booster Literacy Hints from the Library of Virginia
TumbleBooks are online, animated, talking picture books. These books are available for FREE to all library patrons, courtesy of the Library of Virginia! Just click on the icon to the left to begin enjoying the TumbleBookLibrary!
Click here for a list of great kid-friendly websites where you can find online games and activities.