Welcome To Kids Services

Welcome to the kids page! Our library is all about helping kids get the tools they need for learning and entertainment. We offer programs for babies, preschoolers, elementary and middle school students, homeschoolers, tweens, and teens! The Youth Services Department also offers homework resources, as well as an extensive e-library for entertainment and education.

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Storytime
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Zoom in with us as we sing, dance, and read stories! Storytimes this session will be conducted in Zoom meeting format to provide interaction between kids and our Librarians. Each participant will have the ability to participate or the choice to keep their microphone and camera muted and off.

While HEPL staff will work to ensure patron safety during virtual programs, it is understood that all participants in our Zoom meetings agree to the Zoom privacy policy here and that each participant will practice safe online behavior using the guidance at connectsafely.org.

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Virtual Creations with Ms. Erin: Paper Pets
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

Join us each week on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, and play games. This week Make pets out of paper. For kids going into grades 2-6. 


For this week kids will need the following items from home:
  • origami paper or any type of thin paper (printer paper, newspaper, wrapping paper) 
  • scissors 
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Zoom Books! Genre: Adventure
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 @ 4:30 PM

Zoom Books is a kids book club for 3-5 graders. Together we will flex our literacy muscles through fun activities, themed monthly reading, and social interaction while still social distancing.

Each month, participants will choose any book they would like that fits the genre theme for the month. Throughout the month, they will read their book and get ready to share a quick 60 second elevator speech to share with the other club members using props and costumes if they choose.  

This month's genre is: Adventure!

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Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Zoom in with us as we sing, dance, and read stories! Storytimes this session will be conducted in Zoom meeting format to provide interaction between kids and our Librarians. Each participant will have the ability to participate or the choice to keep their microphone and camera muted and off.

While HEPL staff will work to ensure patron safety during virtual programs, it is understood that all participants in our Zoom meetings agree to the Zoom privacy policy here and that each participant will practice safe online behavior using the guidance at connectsafely.org.

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Early Readers Book Club: Pizza and Taco: Who's the Best by Stephan Shaskan
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 6:00 PM

Discover the thrill of reading books and having fun with new friends while still social distancing. Pickup your Early Readers Book Club pack, explore the book and activities with family, then join us on Zoom for the book read-aloud and time for sharing. 


Bring a picture you made about the story, or tell us your favorite part of the book! Early Readers Book Club packs will be given out for participants who register (available starting 1 week prior to program). Please let us know your preferred pick up location during registration. Grades K-3.


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