Kids

Summer Reading 2021

Our Summer Reading Club for children birth through those entering grade 6 is underway! Stop at the library for a paper reading log or visit gfjlibraryny09.readsquared.com to participate virtually. Everyone who completes the program will receive a free book and be entered in raffles for gift certificates. The more you read, the greater your chances of winning!

Need help? Click here for help getting started with READsquared.

  • Street Art with Eric Maruscak – Our Street Art programs will return with sessions for kids on July 21 & August 11. Registration is required using the calendar below. Space is limited!
  • Take & Make Crafts – Stop by the children’s room to pick up our current take and make craft or check our Facebook page for more details!
  • Virtual Story Times – Each includes a story, an activity and more! Subscribe to be notified when a new story time is released.
  • GFJ Library’s YouTube Channel – Lots of fun, original videos for kids including our Share a Story series, Crafternoon videos, and the Basic Drawing with Brooke class.

Everyone who joins our summer reading club will also be eligible to participate in our six weekly missions! Play games, go on a scavenger hunt, and more to win a weekly prize! Visit gfjlibraryny09.readsquared.com to get started!

Kids @ GFJ

New Picture Books

New Chapter Books

New Nonfiction for Kids

Check out all that we have to offer!

Please note that some of our in-person offerings are currently unavailable due to COVID-19 safety restrictions.

  • Our children’s room contains a very large collection of books for readers and listeners of all ages. We also offer an extensive collection of audiobooks, DVDs, and more.
  • Computers are available with early literacy games; there are others for internet use by children.
  • Families can enjoy playing in our toy area or creating together at our coloring table.
  • We offer a variety of programs including story times for children birth through preschool, monthly book clubs for elementary students throughout the school year, special events for children and families, and a wide variety of summer programs for all ages.
  • Any one of our department’s four mastered librarians would be happy to answer your questions. Please come visit us!

Looking for more info? Email us at en.youthservices@4cls.org.

Click on a program to register or for more information!

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