Children's Department

Located on the top floor of the library, overlooking Lake Anna, the Children's Department is a place where children can read, create and explore.  As well as a variety of materials available for check-out, the Children's Department has art projects, games, toys and puzzles for children and families to enjoy during their visit, plus computers for homework and play.  

The Children's Department also has a variety of programs for children ages birth to twelve years old.  Find more information about specific programs by clicking on the links below or visit the libraries Calendar of Events. All library programs are free!

Homework Resources - Resources databases, such as biography reference banks, encyclopedias, and a number of other tools covering a variety of topics, are available through the Barberton Public Library to help students complete homework assignments.

Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar - Families, caregivers, educators, and librarians can use the Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar at home, library, classroom, or on the go. With a perpetual calendar featuring songs, activities, book suggestions, and videos, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills and helps young children get ready for school.

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TumbleBooks' on-line library has generously opened up a free access to their easy to use databases, which feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.​

TumbleBook Library - K-6 children's eBook database
TumbleMath - K-6 math eBook database
Teen BookCloud - grades 7-12 eBook database​

Online Games for Children - Fun & Educational games for kids, plus a list of Coding websites.

Still Bored?!  Looking for more to do?  Click here to check out our list of resources which includes links to a variety of educational & fun activities, plus a list of authors who are providing on-line storytimes and activities.

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