Children's Department

Children's Department


The Children’s Department collection has a wide variety of resources for babies to tweens.

  • Board books
  • Picture books
  • Easy Readers for beginning readers
  • Chapter books for elementary and middle-schoolers
  • Nonfiction books for research or for fun
  • Comic books and Manga
  • Books on CD and Playaways
  • Juvenile magazines
  • LaunchPad learning game tablets for pre-schoolers
  • DVD movies and educational programs
  • Downloadable media

Programs 
Many free programs are offered throughout the year for babies to tweens. Programs include: Book Babies for 0-16 months, Tot-Time for 17-35 months, Storyhour for 3-5 year-olds, PAWS to Read, Summer Reading Club, holiday parties, Lego play time, movies, craft programs and many more programs.

  • See the current program listing at Children's Programs
  • Summer Reading ClubEach year the library hosts Summer Reading Club in June & July to encourage reading during the summer. Everyone age 3 or older can join and earn prizes for reading.

tumbleTumble Book Library

Kids can listen and read-a-long in English, French, or Spanish to animated children’s picture books. Tumble Book Library also offers children’s educational puzzles and games.

This free service is available with a library card on computers and some electronic devices.

abcABCMouse

It is available for free use at any of the Charlestown Clark County Public Libraries.

With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+).

Reading Counts Search

This is a list of all the books included in the reading counts program for the participating schools in our service area.

Click on "browse book expert online" button to search by level number.

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder

Searching for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader Bookfinder®. Search in English or Spanish using criteria such as ATOS book level or a Lexile™ measure, interest level, title, author, fiction/nonfiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, CCSS Exemplars, and more.