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Kids

New Children's Books

e-Books for Kids 

Check out Overdrive Kids for award-winning children's novels, read-alongs, picture books and more. (Parents and caregivers: Visit our Downloadables page to learn more about checking out e-books.) 

Streaming Movies for Kids

Kanopy Kids provides streaming movies and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Kanopy has partnered with Common Sense Media to provide developmentally appropriate age ratings for videos. 

Events Just for Kids

There's always something fun to do at your local library branch! View all events for kids or check out these popular options.

Maryland Kids' Picks

Each year Maryland students vote for their favorite books to receive the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award, which honors outstanding authors and illustrators. Check out the most recent winners and discover a new favorite.

Are you a Maryland student and have a book you want to nominate? Visit Maryland Association of School Librarians to learn how.

Kids' Science Kits

Explore and discover with Science Kits that come complete with tools, activities and books. Choose from:

  • Dinosaurs
  • Get Outside
  • Optics
  • Microscope
  • Telescope
  • Weather

Note: Science kits are only available at the Woodlawn branch