Welcome to the Kids' Page

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There's always something for kids to do at your library, and our children's staff know just how to get families excited about visiting the library.  Browse our kids' area to see what we offer.

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Programs & Storytimes Schedule (School-Year)

Children's Staff at all library branch locations offer a variety of regularly scheduled events and programs for youth of all ages. From weekly storytimes to family movie days, view our listing of program offerings.
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Crafts & Activities

We're all about crafts at your library and perform them regularly with kids & parents at our programs and events. If you're looking for some craft ideas to do outside of the library, we can certainly help with our how-to videos and pages.
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Literacy Kits (Grades K-5)

Learn about the library's Literacy Kits collection, funded by the Texas Book Festival, helping to build literacy skills both inside and outside the library. Each kit comes with a host of books, CDs, and more literacy activities available to families.
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Parents & Teachers Resources

Find suggested sites, both educational and informative, that deal with children.  Available resources have been selected by children's staff as a helpful guide.
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Finding Things in the Library & Internet Safety

If you're new to finding things in the library, allow us to give you some pointers to help you locate what you need such as understanding the Dewey Decimal System.  Also, learn how to be safe when on the Internet with some easy-to-learn tips.
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Accelerated Reader Book Finder

Students often are on the search for books selected as Accelerated Readers. We do not carry physical copies of lists, but you may use the Book Finder to locate titles and AR information for locating at your library.

 

Kids' Book Award Lists

Choose a category below to find suggested reading materials from the leading award lists for youth.


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Abilene, TX 79601
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Abilene, TX 79606
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Abilene, TX 79603
PH: 325-437-7323

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