Children and Tweens


Pick up your Summer Reading Program packet
with game board and contest information starting May 31

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KIDS ages 3-9 record your reading to win prizes.
Complete your game board to receive an invitation to the Kids Ice Cream and Book Bingo on July 29 with free book give-aways.
TWEENS ages 10-12
Record your reading to win incentives. Complete your reading hours to receive an invitation to the Tween Pizza Party on July 29 with drawings for special prizes.
Parents of babies and toddlers (birth-ages 2) pick up an activity log.
Complete 15 activities and return it for a prize pack.
Last day to turn in game boards and reading logs is July 22.


For a Complete Calendar of
ALL Children’s Events CLICK HERE


 To search KIDS Collection

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450 lessons targeting preschool, pre-k, kindergarten
and early primary education.


Great Websites for Kids


Children enjoy themed stories, a skills worksheet and a craft.
For all ages, birth and up!

June and July:
Wednesdays at 10:30am
Aug. through May:
Wednesdays at 10:30am and 11:30am
Saturdays 10:30am.


hdrkidsTeletalesHear a story, nursery rhyme, and a song anytime!
Call the Library at 870-580-0701All Children’s and Tween Library Programs are offered at NO CHARGE as a service of the Baxter County Library and generous sponsors.
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Find great books to read!

We have lists organized by grade level and genre.



Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database

Find children’s books by age/grade level, genre, author, and reading level.

For Tweens!

Tween Library Council

Help make decisions about fun tween activities and books to purchase. Pick up a registration form in the children’s library.

Meetings are the 2nd Monday each month starting at 4:00.


Tween Anime Club

Get anime-ted! Discuss anime, cosplay, and manga. For grades 4-6 only!

Second Friday each month at 4:30.

Upcoming dates: Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10


Paws for Reading

Practice reading and make a new friend by reading to a therapy dog! Barney, Clancy, and Couisette love to be read to, and will be at the library  from 4:00-5:00 on January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, and May 19. Anyone who wants to practice reading is welcome to come!

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Crazy 8s Math Club

Crazy 8s Math Club is back with more wild and wacky afterschool math activities!

(Registration is required.)

Grades 3-5: Wednesdays at 4:00-5:00 from March 29-May 16