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.
Firm Foundations is a community-based program for families with children ages 0-5.
New Children's Books on our Shelves
Age-appropriate stories, songs, and music to promote early literacy in a fun and engaging way!
Other Kid-Friendly Programs (Fall 2019)
It's Elementary for grades K-5 on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30. We have a different theme each month! The Write Stuff in January, Mad Scientists in February, Animal Lovers in March, Harry Potter in April, and Board Games in May.
Preschool Playdates on Fridays at 10am
Read to a Dog on second Saturdays at 10am
Drop-in Crafts and Games on school early dismissal days from 1:30 to 3:00pm
We also have several one-time programs for children and families. 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: