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 happy to announce that the 2013-2014 Cold Spring Harbor Library budget has passed with 167 votes. Thank you to our patrons for the continued support! Throughout the day, the library hosted activities for patrons of all ages. In the children’s department, kids decorated delicious cupcakes to take home for a sweet treat. At [...]read more...
If you walk into the Cold Spring Harbor Library and head up the stairs, you may notice our new art installation, “Flight of Higher Learning,” by local artist Tonito Valderrama. A recurring theme in Tonito’s work is the relationships expressed between humankind and nature. He uses sticks, stones, wood, clay and paint. “Flight of Higher [...]read more...
Join us this month on Wednesday, March 13th (grades 3-6) or Thursday, March 21st (grades K-2) for Jump Bunch’s 60 Second Challenge Program. In this exciting and active program, children will be divided into teams of two and must compete in challenges that allow only 60 seconds to complete. The excitement that is generated during [...]read more...
Book discussions encouragse critical thinking and fosters a love of reading in your child. Register your child for one of our many Youth Services book discussions. We offer programs for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Registration for these programs is required, so call or stop by today! Facts & Fun For children in Kindergarten [...]read more...
Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with us in the Children’s Department! Make chocolatey treats, glittery cards, and even play a round or two of Valentine’s Day Bingo. There’s something for everyone this month! Monday, February 4th- Chocolates for Little Ones (Ages 2-5) 11am Thursday, February 7th- Valentine’s Day Bingo (All ages) 4:30pm Monday, February 11th & [...]read more...
A whopping 48 kids in grades K-6 turned up for yesterday’s pumpkin decorating program. We all had a great time and the kids painted some truly awesome pumpkins! Stop in to check out upcoming programs. All projects for October programs are on display in the Children’s lobby. Register today!read more...