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
Saturdays, 11:30-12:15 April 21—May 19 This 5-week series of classes is designed for children in grades K-3 who have an IRP per the new Michigan reading law, or are struggling with reading. Classes will reinforce letter sounds and common word patterns, helping children to better “sound out” words. Registration runs from April 9-20. Call 586 329-1261 […]
Middle Grades Movie Book Club: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl. Recommended for children in grades 3-7. Register for the book club by April 20 to receive a free copy of the book. We will meet at the library on Saturday, May 19 from 2:30-4:30 for a popcorn video viewing party and discussion of the book […]
Click on the link above to see our children’s classes and events for Spring 2018.
Macomb County is full of fascinating historical sites to visit. In honor of our county’s bicentennial, historical sites throughout the county welcome you to visit and receive a passport to be stamped at each participating site you visit. Visit a minimum of seven sites within 2018 and you can redeem the stamped passport at Culver’s […]
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 […]
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.