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Guide to Services for Children and Teens


Class Tours

For general questions about class tours please contact Eveleen Crouthamel at

For highschool class tours inquiries, please contact Cathy Janovitz at


Some guidelines to follow:

  • Classes and groups MUST schedule all tours.
  • We cannot accommodate non-scheduled groups.
  • Tours are conducted on Tuesdays, September through May.
  • Visits may begin as early as 9:00 a.m. but should end no later than 11:00 a.m.
  • We recommend a 5:1 ratio of children to adults and only 2 classes per tour.

Class Tours Available

  • Preschool, Kindergarten and First Grade Tours will consist of a brief introduction to what is found in the Children's Library, how the library works, a short tour, and a story time.
  • Grades 2-3 Tour will consist of an introduction to the library, how to care for your books, your responsibilities of having a library card, and a story time.
  • Grades 4-6 Tour will consist of an introduction to the library, a complete tour and overview of services provided, a story or an introduction to materials on a particular topic or subject, online resources, and how to use the online catalog to search for books.

Class Tour Borrowing Books

Students may borrow books on the day of the class tour only if they already have a library card. Library cards will not be processed during the time of the tour.


Teaching Resources (PreK-12) is a one-stop resource for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.



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In this page you will find:

  • Class Tour information
  • Teaching Resources
  • Youth Services 'What we offer' Guide


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