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Artist Inspired Craft

Saturday, August 3rd

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate American Artist Appreciation Month with an artist inspired craft. 


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HPL Book Box Jr.

Friday, August 9th

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Enjoy a pre-selected book for 3rd-5th graders and other fun bookish treats each month. Register once to receive a box on Friday, July 12 and Friday, August 9.


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Storytime at Burns Field

Wednesday, July 17th

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join your favorite librarians at Burns Field for stories, fingerplays, and music. In the event of rain, storytime will move to the Library.   


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Take Home Craft – July: Ice Cream Cone

Friday, July 19th

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cool down with this fun summer take-home craft. Create a cotton ball ice cream cone!


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BINGO Boogie

Monday, July 22nd

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we play a few rounds of book BINGO at the Library and dance to some of our favorite tunes!


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Maker Club

Thursday, July 25th

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Drop by the Storytime Room for Maker Club! We will have a variety of supplies out for you to create and use your imagination, as well as a different project to complete session.


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Drop-In Donuts with Dad

Saturday, July 27th

9:30 am - 11:30 am

A time for dads to enjoy donuts, coffee, and spending time with their kids at the Library with different activities each month.


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Kindergarten Readiness

Monday, July 29th

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Practice writing your name, forming and naming shapes with play doh, tracing letters and numbers and more!


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Crosstown Exotics

Monday, July 29th

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet and learn about various reptiles and bugs! You’ll be able to interact with these prehistoric creatures while learning about how to conserve them. Presented by Crosstown Exotics.


Featured Event

Take Home Activity Packet: Back to School

Friday, August 2nd

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Back-to-School season is in full swing! Pick up a take-home activity packet to begin working on writing, reading, math and more! This packet is geared towards primary aged students in grades K-2. 


New for kids...

Adventure to new places with our reading lists.

From award winners to school reading lists, we have the best collection of books and media in town

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Bluestem Award Nominees 2025

Rebecca Caudill Award Nominees 2025

Discover Even More Materials for Kids!

Take a peek at some of the resources and services we have to offer.

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Book Match

Fill out this form and get matched with a book based on your interests!

Digital Resources


Use these specialized databases to go deep on your favorite subjects or find sources for your projects from home.


Books You Can Access Anytime

Looking for a book for Sustained Silent Reading or a book report? Browse the Library’s collection of thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Outreach for Elementary Schools

Please fill out this form to indicate a librarian visit, field trip, or other outreach service for grades K-5.

Need homework help? Look no further!

Print Resources

School Reading Lists

Whether it's the Bluestem, Caudill, or Battle of the Books the library has multiple copies of every book on the list.

Online Resources


Need to find a couple of sources for your research paper? Use our databases to search newspapers, encyclopedias and more.

In-Library Services

Study Rooms

The library offers study rooms for you to book if you need a quiet place to study or a location your entire group can gather.


The library offers Apple computers and wireless printing as well as free Wi-Fi. Friendly staff will help you with any tech issues.