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Books and Programs for Preschoolers & Toddlers

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The Library now has story time two days a week!

Toddler Story Time with Molly
Edgewater Room, 10:00 &  11:00 a.m.
Stories and songs! Perfect for children ages 3 and younger, and their caregivers

Toddler Story Time with Eliya
Edgewater Room, 9:40 & 10:40 a.m.
Perfect for children ages 3 and younger, and their caregivers


The Library has a growing number of lists of recommended books:

Check out book lists curated by our Monday Story Time presenter Molly McCall.

Sign up for the Library's Children's E-Newsletter to get the latest book lists and other information about Children's services at the Library.

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association. ALSC’s core purpose is creating a better future for children through libraries. ALSC advances that purpose through the core values of: collaboration, excellence, inclusiveness, innovation, integrity and respect, leadership and responsiveness.

Here is a link to the Unity.Kindness.Peace list in our catalog. Through this link you can easily find which books are available and put any others on hold. The list was created to share the message of creating unity, acting with kindness toward others, and promoting peace.

If you are interested in more book recommendations, please don't hesitate to contact our Children's Librarian, Julieanne, at



Picture Books: New Organization System!


New (New sticker): Anything from the last two months.

About me (light blue): Emotions, manners, families, pets, loss and grief, siblings, and making friends.

My Body (orange): The body, including potty training and getting dressed.

Bedtime (purple): All about going to bed.

Concepts (pink): Counting, ABC, colors, opposites, and shapes.

School (bright green): Preschool, kindergarten, teachers, school friends.

GO (GO sticker): Fire engine, trucks, trains, airplanes, bikes, boats: anything that GOES.

Fantasyland (dark blue): Let’s pretend and imagination: pirates, ballerinas, mermaids, witches (not Halloween), fairies, unicorns, and dragons. Does not include Folk & Fairy Tales. 

Favorites (red): Well-known and/or loved titles, as well as some award winners. Books you would give a parent or teacher asking for a ‘great’ or ’classic’ picture book. 

Nature (green): The natural world: seasons, farming, growing food, and animals.

Our World (yellow): Celebrations, cultural events, community helpers, and role models.