Children

Welcome to the virtual home of the Schlow Library Children's Department! We invite you to explore our upcoming events, take advantage of our online collections and resources, and - of course - find your next great read. Please reach out to us via email, chat, phone, or an in-person visit to let us know how we can help, or just to connect with us!

Read, Play, Learn, Explore

Write and Illustrate Your Own Book Contest

Children in grades 1 through 6 are invited to enter our 39th annual Book Contest! NEW FOR THIS YEAR: digital submission option and our official Contest Entry Form.

More Than Books

Adventure and fun are available right now with your Schlow Library card. Discover our unique offerings!

StoryWalk® of Centre County

Have you visited a StoryWalk® location yet? Enjoy a story in a beautiful local park!

Programs & Resources

Get an overview of some of the programs and resources offered by the Children's Department, then come on in to borrow materials and ask us your questions!

Upcoming Events

More Events

Join us for a storytime with a Children's Staff Member! Enjoy books, songs, finger...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Tue Dec 06 10:00 am

Title

Create a new family tradition! Play a wintry game, join a snowy storytime, and muc...
Adults
Babies & Toddlers
Children
Elementary
Preschoolers
Teens
Arts, Crafts & Games
Storytimes
Sat Dec 10 10:00 am

no registration required

Title

Create a new family tradition! Play a wintry game, join a snowy storytime, and muc...
Adults
Babies & Toddlers
Children
Elementary
Preschoolers
Teens
Arts, Crafts & Games
Storytimes
Sun Dec 11 1:30 pm

no registration required

Join us for a storytime with a Children's Staff Member! Enjoy books, songs, finger...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Wed Dec 14 10:00 am

Join us for storytime with a Children's Staff Member! Enjoy books, songs, fingerpl...
Babies & Toddlers
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Sat Dec 17 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime with a Children's Staff Member! Enjoy books, songs, finger...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Tue Dec 20 10:00 am
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SCASD Portal

Visit the “All Ready Access” portal, a partnership between Schlow Centre Region Library and SCASD offering an endless world of opportunities and resources to all students in the district. Browse, borrow, and learn online and in print—for free!

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K-6 eBooks, Movies, Comics, & More

Explore this collection of resources for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Read an eBook, watch a video, and so much more!