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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
23
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.


Apr
26
1:15PM

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1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and free play with educational toys!


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Apr
27
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime fun! Stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!


Apr
28
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Saturday Kids Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our Saturday creations in arts and crafts at the Children's Room.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
2
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
3
1:15PM

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1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
4
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime fun! Stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
10
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Make a fun project for Mother's Day! Ages 5+.


Jun
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading Poetry Time with Charles Waters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Charles Waters leads children ages 6-12 in an appreciation of the sound of poetry. Participants will snap their fingers and clap their hands to the rhythm of poems read aloud, and will echo words in a call-and-response pattern.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
11
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Mural Art

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us in making a Richmond Hill mural! All ages welcome!


Jun
14
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Fun with Music and Sound!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us in playing and experimenting with music and sound! Ages 5+