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Children’s Library Discovery Center

The Children's Library Discovery Center opened in 2011. It includes hands-on interactive exhibits and learning labs with our very own Discovery Team to enable children ages 3-12 to find information and to inspire interest in books, reading, and learning.

Come and meet our Discovery Team!


Check out our Science Fair Handbook, a simple guide that explains the steps to successfully complete a science fair assignment. It includes explanations for each step, dozens of project ideas, and a list of helpful websites. Good luck with your project. Check out your local library for books on your chosen topic!

Another new tool available for children through the library is the PowerKids Life Science database. This great resource is specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. PowerKids Life Science promotes digital literacy and 21st century learning skills while offering research, report, and homework help.

The library has two great new resources for children. Ideal for school or for year around learning. BookFlix and TrueFlix are two of our databases that help children with literacy. Check them out now!

Click on the pictures below to find out what books we have on the subjects!

Bug Viewer Instruction Game
    Discover Bugs: Bug Viewer             Discover Perception: Instruction Game
Magnetic Spinner Mirror Movement
      Discover Magnets: Magnetic Spinner  Discover Mirrors: Mirror Movement
Sound Puzzle  
Discover Sound: Sound Puzzle  

Exhibits are funded by the National Science Foundation. To learn more about this state-of-the-art project, click here.

Apr
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Advancing in the Workplace

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to make a plan for your career and set reasonable and achievable goals for yourself. Get noticed by your supervisor, improve your outlook, and move up.


Apr
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Andrea Davis Pinkney's "The Red Pencil" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Apr
28
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Photography: Telling Your Story

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Do you like photography? Do you want to tell a story with your images? Richard Louissaint will guide you through telling a story using only your cell phone. At the close of the program, you will have an opportunity to share your story with your fellow photographers.

Pre-registration is required. This is a multi-session program and participants are obligated to attend all classes. Please be certain you are able to meet this obligation before registering.