Come for the books and programs and stay to play and visit!
Young children have their own area at the Mahomet Public Library, with kid-friendly furniture, books, puzzles, and train and light tables. Comfortable seats for parents and caregivers and a family restroom make this truly a family-friendly space.
Due to COVID-19, we have temporarily removed all of the furniture and toys from the children's area.
Firm Foundations is a community-based program for families with children ages 0-5.
New Children's Books on our Shelves
Virtual Story Time During COVID-19 Limited Hours
Age-appropriate stories, songs, and music to promote early literacy in a fun and engaging way!
Story Time with Miss Maura on Facebook: Tuesdays @ 10 am (January 12 - May 11)
Join our Mahomet Public Library Story Times Facebook group to watch story times any time you want!
Other Kid-Friendly Programs (Winter/Spring 2021)
Picture Book Bundles: Tell us what your child loves and we'll create a stack of books for you to check out and read.
Take and Make Craft Kits: available for pick up at the library every other Monday (beginning January 11) on a first-come, first-served basis
First Chapter Fridays: every Friday (January 15 - May 14) on Facebook @ 12 pm
For a complete list of all library programs, please see our Events Page.
Reading Aloud Matters!
We've kept the process very simple:
Research Databases and Homework Help Links
Our research databases contain sources useful for students in late grade school through college.
We also recommend several outside resources for homework help: