Kids & Tweens

Books, programs, activities, and more for kids and tweens.


Discover new reads with staff picks, book talks, and book reviews.

Book talks and book lists

What's New

New Items in the Library Catalog for Kids

Homework Help

Featured Items for Kids and Tweens

Homework Help

Homework help, resources, and places to study.

Online Homework Help

Live online homework help from expert tutors, available every day, 1:00 -11:00 p.m., with other homework services available 24/7.


Information, photos, and videos about the world's countries, the states of the U.S.A., and the provinces of Canada.

Explora Kids

A fun, easy-to-use resource! Discover reliable information from magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries on a wide range of subjects.


What's New for Kids and Tweens

Juggler's Suitcase

Jun 25th | 2:00pm - 2:45pm
JJuggler is a clown. But! A sensible one. No crazy makeup. A classically inspired European outfit and, most importantly, a suitcase.

The Amazing Brodini!

Jun 30th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Amazing Brodini will perform comedy and magic right before your eyes. Don't miss this high-energy interactive show!

Siama's Congo Music

Jun 18th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us at Riverview Library for Siama's Congo Music where families will get to hear fun stories about Siama's rural childhood in DR Congo.

Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage: Chapter Books

Some great recent chapter books andnonfiction books too for elementary-aged readers that feature AAPI stories and voices.

"Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet": Read-Alikes

Books featuring lively, relatable main characters and their communities. There's something for every interest!

"Maya and the Robot": Read-Alikes

Discover more stories about creative and resilient kids navigating friendships, honing their talents, and finding their place.

Newly Announced! Youth Book Awards 2022

A list of the 2022 award winners and honor selections. Read on!

Water is Life

A book list about water. Created to supplement the "Water is Life" display and art kits at the West 7th Library.

Saturday Vibe

Fun for families. Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. at George Latimer Central Library

Spice It Up, Start Cooking!

Cooking & reading together preserve both bonds of the generations and bounty of family love.

Winter Moon Lights Dark Nights

Our lunar neighbor has inspired stories since the first humans looked up at the sky and saw its gray, cratered face.

Books Starring the Heart

Odes to the transformative power of the heart.

Not-So-Scary Stories for Young Listeners

A bit spooky, sometimes funny, and often empowering, these stories are just right for young children snuggled in for a story before bed.

Creepy Stories for Young Readers

Monsters. Ghosts. A vampire bunny! These not-too-creepy tales are perfect for young readers exploring a new genre.

Chapter Books to Scare You Silly!

Chapter books and short story collections to give you chills all season long. Leave a light on!
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