Located on the First Floor of Central Library
The 9,000-square-foot-plus area boasts more than 70,000 books and other items.
There are 16-foot-high murals of classic Dr. Seuss characters all over the walls, bright-colored chairs, short tables and desks as well as lots of space for quiet reading in comfy seats.
The Children’s Library also offers:
Books are still the star attraction here, and a special section has been dedicated to Dr. Seuss books because they are the highest circulating children’s books. Also noteworthy are the:
The Ackerman Foundation Children’s Reference Area will guide both children and parents to the perfect selection as they maneuver through the area. This is also where adults can get guidance to the Parent-Teacher Collection that lives in the Children’s Library.
At times, the specially-sized restrooms will be a big hit. They are protected from use by adults because you need to get a key from the librarian to access them.
Check the Event Calendar for Children’s Library programs and events, including story-times (pajama, baby and toddler, preschool), exercise classes, musical performances and movies.