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, December 01, 2020 @ 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 Pre-K Explorers with Ms. Donna
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

This program incorporates stories, songs, hands-on projects, and interactive activities that focus on helping preschoolers learn school-readiness skills, develop social skills, and explore more challenging concepts. Ages 3-5. 


Email required with registration for Zoom link access. Please indicate which location you would like to pick up your program materials packet, these materials will be placed on the holds shelf starting the Friday before the program under the registrants last name. 

This program 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 Storytime
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 @ 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:King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth by Dori Hillestad Butler
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 @ 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 virtually 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 2 weeks prior to program). Please let us know your preferred pick up location during registration. Kindergarten - 3rd grade. 

June - Chester by Melanie Watt
July - There is a Bird on Your Head by Mo Williems
September - How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander
October - Worm by Elise Gravel 
November - Binky the Space Cat by Ashley Spires
December - King & Kayla and the Lost Tooth by Dori Hllestad Butler
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Virtual FullSTEAM Ahead Homeschool Enrichment: Water we made of? (Video)
Thursday, December 03, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Join us for this hands-on life science video about water and how it is an integral part of every living thing on Earth. The main focus will be the human body as we explore how much water we are really made of. This program is suitable for children ages 5-8. 


During registration you can choose which location to pick-up your supply pack, (available for pick up the Monday before the program) additionally you will receive a list of any additional supplies necessary in your registration confirmation email. Please have all supplies ready while viewing the recording.

View the program video HERE!
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