The collections at the Main and North Branch Libraries for children and teens include books, audio books, and DVDs shelved in dedicated areas. E-books and e-audio books for children and teens are available through the Library’s website here.
At the Main and North Branch Libraries, our Children’s sections include:
- Play area
- Picture book area
- Study tables
At the Main Library, our Teen Zone (designated as TEENS ONLY from 3pm – 5pm on weekdays during the school year) includes:
- Teen Reading Zone with teen-friendly lounge furniture
- Study carrels and tables
- Charging jacks for phones and/or laptops.
Librarians are on duty in the Children’s Section of the Main Library during business hours. Among the different services offered to children, teens, parents, and teachers are:
- Assistance in locating materials and other resources to complete school assignments and questions. But beware! It’s not the librarian’s job to do students’ homework for them!
- Hosting class visits to the Library. Interested teachers should contact Donia Sichler, Youth Services Librarian, at 310/318-0676 ext. 2576 to make arrangements for visits to either Library.
- Offering crafts and other special programs. Please see the Calendar for programs.