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Children (Ages 0-5)

Build essential language skills through storytimes, specially selected books, and early literacy activities for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Children (Ages 5-12)

Make learning fun! Explore read-alike book picks, join in scavenger hunts and library programs, or tap into homework and project resources.


Discover your next great read or connect with resources on everything from chemistry and literature to driving tests and exam prep.

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We support and welcome teachers and youth leaders! Learn how we can help you and your students.

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Children’s News

Mystery Youth Writing Contest

Mystery Youth Writing Contest

  Calling all young writers ages 8-12. Enter our mystery writing contest based on Long Lost, a middle-grade novel by Minnesota Book Award Winner, Jacqueline West! Meet Jacqueline West at an author visit to Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 26 from...

Book Picks for Starting Kindergarten

Book Picks for Starting Kindergarten

It’s hard to think about going back to school when it feels like summer just started. However, if your child is starting school for the first time, they might have some questions or worries about these changes. Will I have friends, are my new teachers nice, will the...