Welcome to the Children's Department. We're proud to offer a large selection of materials for children and teens. From picture books and chapter books to teen novels and the latest kids' DVDs, we have thousands of items available for check out.
Check out our calendar of events for all of the exciting classes and activities we have coming up.
What's New for Kids
Our Fall 2017 children’s events begin on Monday, September 11 and run through Tuesday, December 12. Click above to view the program flyer. There will be no classes on 9/30, 10/21, 11/25, or 12/9.
It is 11-year-old Billy’s first day at a new school. Such an occasion is difficult enough for a boy to survive unscathed, but he inadvertently incurs the wrath of a bully and finds himself in an unappetizing predicament: He must eat 10 worms in a single day or face the consequences. A sister who likes […]
If you are the parent or caregiver to an infant, toddler, or preschooler, we invite you to participate in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge. The benefits of reading to young children are priceless, and include developing crucial oral language and print vocabulary, as well as strengthening bonds during those special lap sit times. Here’s how to participate at our library: Instructions […]
Discover Michigan! Using your library card, check out a pass for one of Michigan’s cultural attractions or state parks and recreation areas! For more information, click here. The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) gives HTPL members FREE access to dozens of exciting and popular Michigan cultural attractions across the state.
Our next class features: Drawing with pens. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:30 a.m. “There are a million pens in the world, and each one has a million worlds inside it. So if you have a pen, see what you can do–let those worlds inside your pen out!” That quote from My Pen by Christopher […]
- Reading ABCs on September 26, 2017 10:30 am
- Tales with Tails: Read to Bailey on September 27, 2017 5:30 pm
- Registration Deadline for Middle Grades Movie Book Club: How to Eat Fried Worms on September 30, 2017
- Origami Workshop on September 30, 2017 1:00 pm
- Mother Goose on the Loose–Monday Class on October 2, 2017 9:30 am