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Children’s Services at the Main Library

Creating a Community of Readers, One Child at a Time

The Children’s Department of Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library is pleased to be able to provide a large collection of materials for you and your child to check out. Please be aware that children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Picture books
  • I Can Read books
  • Chapter books
  • Information books
  • Audio books
  • Playaway audio
  • Magazines
  • Music
  • Educational DVD’s
  • Spanish Collection
  • Parent-Teacher Collection
  • Reading Olympics Collection
  • Holiday Collection
  • Book Bags (read-along book & audio)
  • Children’s Historical Collection
Databases and Web Resources
In Library Use
Home Use
In Library Use
Home Use
TumbleBook Library
Book Flix Library Catalog Power Kids
Children’s Department Computers

Children with library cards in good standing whose parents have signed the Internet Guidelines agreement are allowed access to the Internet on the four computers in the Children’s Department.
Also available in the Children’s Department is an Early Literacy Station, a computer pre-loaded with 45 educational software titles for ages 2-8 for you and your child to explore.

Reference Services

The Children’s Department Staff provides support for children’s information needs. We help children find resources for homework, recreational reading, and science fair projects. Resources are also available for parents and teachers on topics relating to children’s development.

Teacher’s Specials

Teachers may borrow up to 30 items for six weeks. Please ask for this service when you visit the Children’s Department.

Library Tours

We will be happy to provide daycares, preschools and scout groups with a tour of the Children’s Department. Please contact the department at 610-278-5100 x205 to schedule an appointment.