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
Saturday, April 17, 2021 @ 11:00 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 Children's Book Day Class-The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photography by Fiona Robinson
Saturday, April 17, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

Children's Book Day is April 30th, but we are celebrating throughout the month by highlighting artistic books with complementary, creative activities.


Complementing this book about how the first photographs were made, kids will follow the process of Anna Atikns and create cyanotypes using special paper and found materials. You must register for this program to get a supply pack and the Zoom link. Space is limited. Ages K and up.
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Virtual Storytime
Tuesday, April 20, 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 Pre-K Explorers with Ms. Donna
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 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, April 21, 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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