The South Side Branch has an extensive children's collection and a variety of great programs that offer something for every age group!
In addition to a large selection of beginner through intermediate-level books, we have picture books, concept books (colors, shapes, ABCs, etc.) and durable-board books suitable for pre-readers. There are audio-visual materials including DVDs from the popular Baby Einstein series, kid's movies, audiobooks (audio bundled with a book), and music CDs.
We also have a significant Spanish language kid's collection that includes easy-to-follow bilingual books for younger readers featuring side-by-side English and Spanish text.
Create a fun-filled learning environment in your home using entertaining educational materials from South Side including our puzzles, kid's magazines, computer programs and themed Reading Bags. Reading Bags, with a book, related toys and activity cards, are a great way to effectively mix learning and play.
South Side maintains a special teen collection that includes popular books, movies, hit TV shows on DVD, music CDs, magazines, and graphic novels. Our graphic book collection includes some of the most popular manga plus a non-fiction series about history’s most famous and influential people.
Kid's & Teen Programs
The South Side Branch has great programs
for kids and teens throughout the year. From Storytimes to Summer Reading Clubs and Toddler's at Play to Children's Party Events, we have something for everyone!
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We have 4 computers set aside just for games and educational software. Each child needs their own library card to logon and sessions are often limited during heavy use periods. Get more info