Young People

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Young People

Witherle Memorial Library partners with families and local schools to raise kids who love to read.

Along with comfortable seating for reading and spending time with friends, our children’s area offers space for artistic expression, cooperative play, and STEM activities. Family programming stresses multigenerational participation. Everyone is welcome at our library.


A Lending Bookstore

I have been thinking about how to turn the library into a place for kids that feels like a “lending bookstore.” My goal is to entice students to leave the library with a book that interests them.  » Read more: A . . . read more »

Beyond the Shelves

Each month we feature a place, project and digital resource for family adventure. Ideas are welcome!


Friday, September 9: Take & Make Craft Kit

Includes directions and materials.  Younger children may need assistance.  Suitable for the whole family. Available in the Children’s Room and . . . read more »

Children’s Room After-School Use

Now that the new school year has begun, parents are encouraged to review the Library’s After-School Use Policy.  If you . . . read more »