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

Singing, dancing, fingerplays, and stories - a fun time for you and your toddler. ...
Babies & Toddlers
Children
Storytimes
Wed Feb 08 9:30 am

We love stories! Join us for stories, songs, flannelboards, and more. Ages: 3 to ...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Wed Feb 08 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and lots of movement - a storytime for babies on the go and their ...
Babies & Toddlers
Children
Storytimes
Sat Feb 11 9:30 am

Join us for storytime with a Children's Staff Member! Enjoy books, songs, fingerpl...
Children
Elementary
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Sat Feb 11 10:30 am

Find out what the Write and Illustrate Your Own Book Contest judges are looking fo...
Children
Elementary
Meetings
Sat Feb 11 2:00 pm
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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!