Important: If you teach Pre-Kindergarten to 6th Grade and would like to schedule a tour, fill out this form, Library Tours and Virtual Services Reservation Form. Middle and high school teachers may contact Teen Librarian, Cathy Janovitz to schedule a tour for their classes.
Guide to Services for Children and Teens - Download the PDF above to learn more about what Youth Services has to offer for your classes!
Visit the Library with Your Class
*Please note: We are only providing virtual services at the moment (tours, storytimes, database help)
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.
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