Children & Tweens


Sugar & Cinnamon the Library Gerbils welcome you!

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Scroll down for more information on the services offered in the Keeter-Dryer Children’s Library.

Skype With Carol Weston

Carol Weston

Carol Weston is the author of a series of books about Ava Wren, an outgong, fun-loving 5th grader. Check out Ava and Pip, Ava and Taco Cat, or Ava XOX and come ready with questions!

Meet Carol on Monday March 13 from 4:00-5:00.


Family Forts

Bring blankets pillows, books, and a stuffed animal for a fun evening of reading at the library!

Friday March 3 from 6:00-7:30.


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



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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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


Valentine Crafts

Make a Valentine candy centerpiece and sparkly heart!

Saturday February 11 at 2:00

Registration required!





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 To search KIDS Collection

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hdrkidsStoryTimeDonald W. Reynolds Library: 

Wednesdays at 10:30am and 11:30am

Saturdays 10:30am.

Gassville Branch Library:

Saturdays at 10:00am


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

hdrkidsTeletalesHear a story, nursery rhyme, and a song anytime!
Call the Library at 870-580-0701


Our story for February is Four Friends.

A turtle, cat, bird, and snake decide to visit the big city!





hdrtumblebooks All Children’s and Tween Library Programs are offered at NO CHARGE as a service of the Baxter County Library and generous sponsors.


Find great books to read! We have lists organized by grade level and genre.

library_banner_p09303_t92760 is FREE at the Library! It offers more than 3,500 learning activities and 450 lessons targeting preschool, pre-k, kindergarten and early primary education. Stop in and ask how to get started.


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