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!
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...
The following books were recently added to the Parent Collection in the Youth Services Department.read more...
Turn over a new leaf this school year by joining one of our many book groups! Book discussion groups are held for children in grades 2-12 and begin this September. Pick up your book and reserve your spot today for one of these exciting programs! Tasty Tales & Treats For children in grade 2 A […]read more...