Special programs for children include: the Summer Reading Game; Infant and Parent Lap Time series for children from 3 to 15 months old; Toddler Story Time series for children from 15 months to 3 years old; Preschool Potpourri series for children from 1 to 4 years old; LEAP after-school program for grades 1 through 12.

Anyone of any age with a valid library card may borrow up to 20 items from the Central Children's Department.

Any child between birth and age 11 is eligible for a child's card.

If you phone first, most books in the Children's Literature Research Collection can be pulled for night or weekend use in the Central Children's Department.

The U.S. Government sponsors Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids. "Ben's Guide" has resources divided by school grade groups K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Also featured is information for Parents & Educators , U.S. Government WebSites for Kids, and U.S. Government Information in Libraries.

For a list of Kids' pages of Pennsylvania government agencies, try Discover Pennsylvania.


Source: Government Publishing Office, State of Pennsylvania website