Kid’s Corner

At Home Resources, Activities, and Books for Kids

The Library’s Children’s Department has many resources for you and your children when you are at home.

  1. We are able to answer your Children’s Reference Questions by email. Simply email Miss Jennifer at jsmith@suffernfreelibrary.org.
  2. Storytime: We continue to offer storytimes each week available on the Library’s FaceBook page. Storytimes are posted two times a week.
  3. Online Resources:
    1. Resources for Teens and Children
    2. Learning Resources
    3. Clavis Publishing (Story Times)
    4. Steve Spangler Science Experiments
    5. Mad Science At-Home Experiments
  4. Download Children’s eBooks for FREE from Overdrive
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Story Times

Join us for our seasonal weekly story times where your kids will enjoy being read to, singing songs and creating a story specific craft.  Newborns through 4 year olds are invited to register in January, June and September.*

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Elementary Explorers

Each month kids will explore new topics using books, crafts, science, technology and more. Programs are held on 1st Thursday each month(Kindergarten-3rd grade).

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Discovery Zone

ON HIATUS

Each month kids between 3-5 years old will explore new topics using books, crafts, science, technology and more. Program is held on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

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Arts & Crafts

 Arts & Crafts for all ages are held each month on the second and fourth Wednesdays.

You can choose to do it virtually on your own time or in the Library at 4:30.

Book Discussion

Book Discussions

Kids in grades 2-3 & 4-6 will enjoy meeting with peers to discuss the book of the month. Each group meets every other month at 4:30 on Thursday.  Registration dates are noted in the calendar of events. *

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Homework Help

Need help with school? The Library has 14 databases including encyclopedias, magazines, atlases, biographies, newspapers, language help, science help…and so much more. Use your Suffern Library card to get started.

Events

Children’s events are generally open to residents of the Suffern Central School District. All registration is done online. Registration for most events begins one week in advance, unless otherwise noted. “Walk-In” events or “Drop-In” events do not require registration. Please call us if you need help with the registration at 845-357-1237.

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Weekly Storytime Registration

Space still available
We are currently registering for our Winter/Spring Storytime Session.  Check out the calendar of events to register.

Open to residents of the Suffern Central School District.
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Click here for the Children’s Department Newsletter

Winter Spring Newsletter 2022

Pick up a copy at the Library and join us for lots of fun events this Winter.

Young Girl in Suffern Library's Children's Room

February Crafts

February Crafts Flyer

Register Beginning January 24
Fun for all ages
Once you register you will receive an email that the materials are ready to be picked up.  You may then pick up the materials anytime the library is open.
Open to residents of the Suffern Central School District.

Great Reads

We have thousands of books, including the most popular bestsellers! Download them today! If a book is not available, you can place a hold on your favorite titles and you will be notified when they are available to download. These books can be downloaded onto all popular eBook Readers.