Children’s Services

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SUMMER READING
Summer Reading Survey

We hoped that you enjoyed “Read to the Rhythm” this summer at the Library. We would greatly appreciate your feedback on this year’s Summer Reading program. Take our Summer Reading Survey to let us know how we did, and what we can do to make summer reading even better next year!

Our Children's Area
Events and Programs
Youth Activities

The Rochester Public Library has a variety of fun events for youth planned throughout the year. Click on the link above to see what’s coming up soon!

Story-Time | Spring

Lapsit | Mondays 10:00a.m. – 10:20a.m.

Lapsit story-time is for babies ages 0-23 months old.  Join us for songs, simple stories, movements, and play.

Morning Story-time | Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.- 11:15a.m.

Morning story-time is for ages 2-5 years old. We’ll have fun reading stories, singing songs, and making crafts. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

June:
3rd – Robots; 10th – St. Patrick’s Day; 17th – Shapes; 24th – Spiders

July: 
1st – Fourth of July; 8th – Lions; 15th – The Five Senses; 22nd – Water Fun; 29th – Fireflies

August: 
OFF (Morning Story-time will resume in September)

Evening Story-time | Thursdays 6:30p.m.- 7:15 p.m.

Evening story-time is for ages 2-5 years old. We’ll have fun reading stories, singing songs, and making crafts. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

June:
4th – Robots; 11th – Ice Cream; 25th – Spiders

April: 
2nd – Fourth of July; 9th – Lions; 16th – The Five Senses; 23rd- Water Fun; 30th – Fireflies

August: 
OFF (Evening Story-time will resume in September)

Resources

The Lexile Framework for Reading: A Lexile measure is a valuable piece of information about either an individual’s reading ability or the difficulty of a text, like a book or magazine article. Click to get your Lexile Measure!

Children’s E-books

Storyline Online

We Give Books

Award-winning Book Lists

American Library Association List of Awards

Bluestem Award List

Caldecott Award List

New York Times Bestsellers List (Children’s)

Newbery Award List

Monarch Award List

Rebecca Caudill List