Great books to check out!
The Children’s Services Department offers materials in multiple formats for children ages birth through 12 years.
We offer several story times each week, tours by appointment, after school programs at the Main Library and the Belton Branch Library, and general assistance for patrons.
Check out the story time schedules for the Main Library and the branches!
eReading Room for Kids
Our eReading Room for Kids limits our Overdrive collection to materials for children only — great for kids downloading their own ebooks!
Interactive Stories Online
Tumblebooks offers stories, games, activities, puzzles, and so much more.
Language Learning for Kids
Little Pim’s award-winning language learning program makes it fun and easy for children to learn 11 different languages.
Online Resources for Homework and Fun
Check out our Kids’ Databases.
Award Books Collection
- Caldecott Award – Given each year to the best illustrator of a story.
- Newbery Medal – Given each year to the best author of the written text of a book.
- Coretta Scott King Awards – Given each year to the best African-American author and illustrator of children’s books.
- South Carolina Book Awards – Books chosen each year by South Carolina schoolchildren in four categories: Picture Book, Children’s, Junior, and Young Adult.
Parents, we do ask that you stay with your children while they are visiting the Children’s Department. For more information, please consult the Unattended Children Policy.