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Whether you're online, at home, at school, or anywhere else, our dedicated children's staff is here to help you connect with just the right books, movies, and digital resources to meet the needs of families, teachers, and kids from infants to teens. Explore the links here, or just call our Children's Desk any time the library is open at 217-424-2900 ext. 5.
Join us for live online story time with our library staff!
Lists of kids' books, covering all sorts of genres and subjects
Book recommendations from our Children's staff
An interactive learning program for children ages three to six, designed to develop kindergarten readiness
Lists of e-books and digital audiobooks for kids, organized by subject and genre
E-books, audiobooks, tutoring & more for kids you can access with your DPL card
Several ways busy parents and teachers can find and request books
Folktales from around the world, retold by our children's staff
Check out our Readers of the Week and their favorite books!
Library resources, services, and links for homeschool families
Making books come alive through story-acting! Click to see links to program videos.