The Mahomet Public Library has books, movies, and music as well as weekly, monthly, and special activities for children of all ages. View our calendar of upcoming events!

Great Reads!


Award Winners

Caldecott, Newbery, Monarch, and more

100 Great Children's Books


Books by AR Numbers
Books by Lexile Number

New Chapter Books

New Picture Books

Type in the name of a book you liked and this site will help you choose your next good read!

Library Storytimes And Programs


 Age-appropriate storytimes with books, songs, and dances! Register online (by clicking the program date below), via phone, or sign up at the library--even right before storytime!

New to Mahomet? Just visiting? Drop in and join us; guests are always welcome!


Peek-a-Boo Time (0-24 months): Join us on Tuesdays at 9:30 am for a storytime for our youngest patrons and their caregivers. We'll have participatory songs, lap bounces, and action rhymes for children up to 24 months old; older siblings and friends are welcome to attend as well.

Toddler Storytime (2-3.5 years): Join us on Wednesdays at 9:30 am for a storytime for toddlers, aged approximately 2 to 3.5 years old, and their caregivers. We'll have songs, books, and action rhymes and crafts selected for children who are learning to sit still for brief periods. Younger and older family members are also welcome.

Preschool Storytime (3.5 years and up): Join us on Tuesdays OR Wednesdays at 10 am for books, songs, crafts, dances, and more! The materials in this storytime are longer and more complex and selected for children approximately 3.5 to 6 years old. Younger siblings are welcome with adult supervision.

Thursday Family Storytime (All Ages): Join us on Thursday mornings at 10 am for stories, dances, and crafts appropriate for a diverse audience.

For a complete list of all upcoming programs, please see our Events page.


Science Kits


Our electricity science kits are available for checkout by kids ages 8 and up, parents, and educators:

  • Van de Graaff Generator
  • Plasma Globe
  • Fly Sticks (Van de Graaff levitation wands)
  • Circuit Kits
  • Motors
  • ...and More!

Homework Help


Access the Library's Homework Help resources. Find research databases, video lessons, and many more sites to help with homework.

Need a book of a particular level? Find titles by AR Score or search by Lexile Number.

Make a Suggestion!


Suggest a book, movie, or CD the library should buy.
Contact the librarian about a program or activity you'd like the library to offer.