The Library welcomes kids of all ages to all events and to our building. Easily browse for books in the Jane Vest Children’s Room. Use the genre labels and leveled colors to help your child select a book perfect for them, or flip through our books bins featuring a wonderful selection of picture books.

Arkansas Diamond Book Pairings

Reading and Activities once a month

Students in Kindergarten through Third Grade are invited to participate in the AR Diamond Book Pairings. This program is designed to promote the State Book Award Program while enhancing the overall theme and message from the nominated title. Contact the library for further information.

Charlie May Simon Reading Challenge

Students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade are invited to join the Charlie May Simon Reading Challenge. Follow the link above to join the challenge.

The Charlie May Simon Book Award program is designed to promote diverse and impactful reading. The winner of the award is chosen by the children who read the nominated books in the state of Arkansas. All of this year’s nominated titles can be found at the library, some titles can also be accessed through the library’s digital services. Click the links below to access those titles.

Children’s Online Resources