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
Recommended for children in grades K-3 who have an IRP (Individualized Reading Plan) per the new Michigan reading law and/or need support in reading basics. Series #1: Winter 2018 Word Play! Building a Base for Reading. This multi-week series of classes will support the building of a strong reading foundation. We will work on phonological awareness […]
Winter 2018 Title: Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. One summer’s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries – and comes home with a dog. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It’s because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it’s because of Winn-Dixie that […]
Click on the link above to see our line-up of children’s classes and events for Winter 2018.
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.