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!
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...
On Sunday, September 14th, we are excited to host environmental artist and educator Tonito Valderrama for a celebration of our fine feathered friends! Children in grades K-6 (and siblings are welcome!), will learn about our local Long Island birds while discovering real nests, eggs, and feathers. Children will also create a collaborative, giant nest sculpture […]read more...
We have some wonderful new resources for children this school year! Patrons can now access the World Book – online, through our website! Try it out using this handy search widget. Besides having World Book for Kids, you can also use the following programs from World Book!read more...
The following books have been assigned to students in the Cold Spring Harbor Junior/Senior High School for summer reading: Incoming 7th Grade Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson Incoming 8th Grade (English & Social Studies) The Lions of Little Rock by Kristen Levine Incoming 9th Grade (English & Social Studies) Balzac and the Little Chinese […]read more...