The Collection

  • Bilingual books
  • Biographies
  • Board books
  • Books on CD
  • Braille and Twin Vision books
  • Children's computer software
  • Children's magazines
  • Downloadable audiobooks and ebooks 
  • Early readers and beginning reader books 
  • Educational DVDs, including "Reading Rainbow" series
  • Entertainment DVDs
  • Historically deep juvenile storage collection
  • Home school resources
  • Kits for Kids, including Baby Booster, Bookgroup/Classroom Reading Sets, and Topical Kits 
  • Large print books 
  • Leapster Video Games
  • Media kits (books with CD)
  • Music on CD
  • Native American tales/history 
  • New books almost every day
  • Oversize books
  • PACS - Parent and Child Sets
  • Paperback series
  • Parent-Teacher collection
  • Parent-Teacher magazines
  • Playaways and Playaway Views
  • Pop-up books
  • Preceding year's encyclopedias
  • Scary stories--and every other kind of story!
  • A beautiful 2200 square foot Early Learning Center, with many hands-on activities for children 6 years old and younger to have fun exploring with their parents/caregivers.
  • Playscape for children 6 years and younger
  • ACPL catalog
  • Internet access and free printing for children 11 years old and younger
  • Reference collection with current year encyclopedias and specialty encyclopedias
  • Something About the Author series
  • Internet computers for kids 11 and younger to use in our Computer Room
  • AWE computers for preschoolers in our picture book area
  • Two Study Rooms
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Reading Tower for ages 7 through 12

Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at
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