Take advantage of all the free library resources and services we provide. Planning a field trip to the Library, or want your students to learn research skills? Use our form to request a special visit to the library. Let us know how we can best assist you and your children!
- Advice for Adults Bringing Children to the Library
- Planning Your Preschool Field Trip to the Library
- Children's Department Treasure Hunt
childref [at] mcpl.info (Ask a Children's Librarian)
childref [at] mcpl.info
Email us with questions about or requests for materials for children, or programs provided by Children's Services.
Read, Talk, Sing, Write and Play with your child! Learn how parents and teachers can help develop early literacy skills in young children and prepare them for learning to read.
The Library partners with several community organizations to provide a first theater experience for young audiences. Check our calendar for upcoming performances in the Library. To help prepare children for attending a live performance, see our handout: What to Expect When You See a Play.
Find books and online resources to help meet your child's educational needs.
We can set aside materials for your class to use in the library.
With advance notice, a librarian can provide a special storytime for your group, or teach your students search skills and how to find materials in the library.