Kids @ the Mahomet Public Library

 

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. 

New Children's Books on our Shelves

Preschool Storytimes

Age-appropriate stories, songs, and music to promote early literacy in a fun and engaging way!

Baby Storytime (0-2 years): Tuesdays, 9:30-9:50am

Toddler Storytime (2-3.5 years): Wednesdays, 9:30-9:50am

Preschool Storytime (3.5-6+ years): Tuesdays OR Wednesdays,  10-10:40am

All Ages Storytime: Thursdays, 10-10:40am

 

 

Other Kid-Friendly Programs

Chess Club for all ages on Mondays from 5-6p

Maker's Club for grades K-8 on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30p

Elementary Art for grades K-5 on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:40p

Read to a Dog for all ages on 2nd Saturdays from10-11a

Mahomet Play Group by GREAT Start for preschoolers on 4th Fridays from 10-11:30a

We also have several one-time programs for children and families. For a complete list of all library programs, please see our Events Page. 

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:

  • cK-12: lessons and practice exercises for math and science

  • Crash Course: John and Hank Green's YouTube channel covering a wide range of topics

  • Discovery Education: instructional videos and learning games for math, English, science, and social studies

  • EasyBib: bibliography generator

  • Lexile.com: book searches by lexile score

  • Kahn Academy: a library of thousands of instruction videos on math, science, economics, history, and more

  • Science and Arts Gateway for Education by Cornell University: links to learning resources in science, mathematics, and the arts