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Children's Services:
The Children's Services Department houses an excellent collection of children's fiction and non-fiction literature which support the reading needs of children ranging in age from birth through grade eight. Other materials supporting the educational and recreational needs of children in the collection include periodicals and a wide array of audio books and audiovisual materials. Special interest collections include parent/teacher books, home schooling books, toddler and beginning reader books, and popular series collections.  Also available is a reference collection geared at the younger library patrons. 

Children's Programming:
The Children's Services Department offers a wide array of programming opportunities throughout the year, all aimed at promoting a love of reading and encouraging good reading skills.  Click the “Children’s Calendar” link for the date and time of specific programs.

November-December  2014 Calendar

Internet Access:
The Children's Services Department does contain (3) computers with internet access. In order to use a computer, a child must have his or her own library card and a parent/legal guardian must sign a parental consent form.

Renewals:
Most library books may be renewed for an extended time period in one of two ways:

1) By visiting the library with the item, or

2) By telephone. The telephone number for book renewal is (601) 693-6771 ext. 223.

Some children's books and request (on hold) books can not be renewed. DVD's cannot be renewed.

 

Storyline:
The library offers a 24-hour, 7-day per week Storyline service which has become a very popular free service to area children and their parents.  The telephone number for Storyline is (601) 482-4444.


Abbie Woolridge Reads StoryLine

Web Resources:
KidsClick! Web Search

PBS Kids

Ask for Kids
The Space Place

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Last Updated 12/18/2014