The Youth Services Department is committed to serving the community as a family literacy center. Our fiction and non-fiction book collections include selections for all levels of reading skills. Our Parent Collection incorporates family issue and parental interest materials. The Youth Services Department offers family-friendly audio books, magazines, music, and DVDs as well as access to computers for homework and educational game use.
We also offer a wide variety of dynamic, educational programs that are designed to encourage children’s creativity and enhance their love of reading.
Our friendly and knowledgeable Children’s Department staff is eager to assist you with your informational needs. Don’t know what to read? Our experienced staff will recommend quality authors and literature for your enjoyment. Come visit today!
We are super excited to be hosting Live-brary’s Makerbot II (3D printer) for the next two weeks! The Makerbot II was set up earlier Friday in our Children’s room. On Wednesday, November 19, from 4-6pm we will be having a reception to show off the 3D printer. Juice and cookies will be available, and we […]read more...
Beginning November 1, four iPads will be available for use in the Children’s Room. Children will enhance fine motor skills with educational apps, games, and stories. Apps are appropriate for children ages 3-12. A parent or guardian over the age of 18 must sign-out the iPad before a child can use it.read more...
Here is a list of seriously scary stories for the younger set, compiled by our Youth Services librarian, Miss Maura. Short Story Collections Cohen, Daniel. Ghostly Tales of Love and Revenge. 1992. A collection of ghost stories, including “The Lady in Black,” and “The Empire State Building Ghost.” Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling (editors). Troll’s […]read more...
Happy first day of fall! We’re super excited about autumn in Youth Services; the first day of fall also marks the return of our regularly weekly storytimes! The fall storytime session will go from September 22 to October 17. Registration with a Cold Spring Harbor Library card is on-going for all storytimes. It’s really important […]read more...