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Youth Services Department - Childrens

Class instructors teach social skills, listening, comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letters, numbers, and vocabulary. Join us at the following locations for our classes.

Be sure to check our Events Calendar to make sure class is scheduled for the day you want to come! We normally offer classes throughout the school year. During the summer, we offer our fabulous Summer Reading Programs at all of our locations!

Book Babies
Newbery Award Winner Kwame Alexander

Bay County Public Library (check calendar for dates)
Book Babies (Suggested ages 0-17 months)
Terrific Tots (Suggested ages 18-36 months)
Read, Rock, and Rhyme Time (Suggested ages 3-5 years)

Panama City Beach Public Library (check calendar for dates)
Book Babies (Suggested ages 0-2 years)
Beach Kids (Suggested ages K-5th grade)
Storytime (Suggested ages 3+ years)

Charles Whitehead Public Library in Wewahitchka (check calendar for dates)
Budding Bookworms (Suggested ages 3-6 years)

Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library in Port St. Joe (check calendar for dates)
Tuesday Tales (Suggested ages 0-3 years)

Jimmy Weaver Memorial Library in Hosford (check calendar for dates)
Storytime (All ages)

Harrell Memorial Public Library in Bristol (check calendar for dates)
Storytime (All ages)

Crafting at the Library
Hanging Out

Impromtu Storytime
Getting My First Library Card

Pete the Cat Party
Beach Kids

Book Talk Series with Ms. Sandra

Book-Talk on Sisters and Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Book-Talk on Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

Search for books and DVDs in our Kid's Catalog!



View Youth Events happening at all NWRLS locations.


Connect with your kids at the library!


Check out our list of useful links for Children & Youth



Booklists For Kids

Accelerated Reader (AR) Book Finder

Best Books For 2s and 3s

Best Books For 4s and 5s

Sunshine State Young Readers Award




Summer Reading 2019 Theme: A Universe of Stories


Kwame Alexander: Summer Reading @ Your Library




Contact our Youth Services Department