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, July 07, 2020 @ 9:30 AM

Join us for some stories, songs, rhymes and fun right from your very own home! Great for older toddlers and preschoolers.  

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 safekids.com.

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Virtual Storytime
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 @ 10:30 AM

Join us for some stories, songs, rhymes and fun right from your very own home! Great for older toddlers and preschoolers.  

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 safekids.com.

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Maker-in-Residence: Ash to Ink to Pen
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 @ 3:00 PM

Maker-in-Residence, David Arnold, will show you how to take wood coals and make ink! Take a large turkey feather and turn it into a quill pen. Now you're ready to write your message like the American Declaration of Independence was once written. 


Registration with email required to receive Zoom invitation information. Participants will need to visit Ignite Studio to pick up materials packet in order to participate. Participants must be able to provide their own water and vinegar for this project.

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 safekids.com.
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Cooking with Ms. Lisa - Tomato and Mozzarella Bites
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Missing Chop Chop club? Tune in throughout the summer as Ms. Lisa shows us some simple recipes to make right from home! Video will premiere on scheduled dates and be available to view anytime on our social media and YouTube pages. 


Ingredients: 
-1 small container cherry tomatoes
-baby mozzarella balls or one large round mozzarella ball
-fresh basil leaves
-extra-virgin olive oil (small bottle)
-long toothpicks (longer than regular toothpicks or wooden skewers)



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Virtual Babytime
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 @ 9:30 AM

Join us for some stories, fingerplays, rhymes and fun right from your very own home! Great for babies 0-24 months!

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 safekids.com.

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