Youth Library Services

A blue book and red book with angry faces and the words “battle of the books”

It's Battle season! For more information about the Battle of the Books competition for 4th-6th grade students, visit this page


Map, magnifying glass, binoculars, and camera on a table
Monday, April 19, 2021

This month's project is animal track casting!

Join our 1,000 Hours Outside Challenge, in partnership with the Wapsi River EE Center. Pick up a kit with a nature inspired craft while supplies last, plus grab your 1000 Hours tracking log. For all ages. 

"1000 Hours Outside is a global movement designed for any age child (or adult) and any environment. Join the journey and watch your life transform before your eyes. Nature holds tremendous power for each and every one of us at any age or stage." For more information, visit