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

Get ready for fun events, activities, and reading challenges. Summer Reading is for everyone, from babies to adults! Registration is now open, and the program will begin on June 1.

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!

Display Your Collection

Want to show off your collection in the Children's Department display case? Apply today!

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 celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander He...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Sat May 21 10:00 am

Come to Schlow every 1st and 3rd Saturday to join people of all ages in these clas...
Adults
Children
Teens
Arts, Crafts & Games
Sat May 21 2:00 pm

no registration required

Join us for a storytime with a Children's Staff Member! Enjoy books, songs, finger...
Children
Preschoolers
Storytimes
Tue May 24 10:00 am

Join us for a special storytime at Way Fruit Farm!  Recommended for ages 2-6 Loca...
Children
Storytimes
Sat Jun 04 10:00 am

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 Jun 04 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!