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

Summer Reading

Join us for fun events, activities, and reading challenges. Summer Reading is for everyone, from babies to adults! The program began on June 1, but you can join anytime this summer!

More Than Books

Explore the unusual and surprising items your family can borrow from Schlow, including Maker Kits, hiking maps, passes for Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, ukuleles, and more!

StoryWalk® of Centre County

Have you visited a StoryWalk® location yet this summer? To celebrate this year's Summer Reading theme, both parks have ocean stories to enjoy!

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 special storytime at Way Fruit Farm! Recommended for ages 2-6 Locat...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Sat Aug 13 10:00 am

no registration required

Stop by the Children's Desk to pick up a fun craft kit to do at home!  Kits will ...
Children
Elementary
Preschoolers
Arts, Crafts & Games
Tue Aug 16 9:00 am

no registration required

Enjoy a free movie for kids at The State Theatre! Today's movie: The Water Horse,...
Children
Elementary
Music & Performance
Wed Aug 17 12:00 pm

no registration required

Come to Schlow every 1st and 3rd Saturday to join people of all ages in these clas...
Adults
Children
Teens
Arts, Crafts & Games
Sat Aug 20 2:00 pm

no registration required

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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!