“There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books is the best of all.”Jacqueline Kennedy
 

Children’s Department

Programs


ABC Mouse


ABC Mouse is now available on our Children’s Public Access computers. From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-7+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. With 5,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles and other learning activities.


Computer Usage

  • There are 6 Computers in the Children’s Department for children to use.
  • Children must have a library card to use the computers.
  • Children can use the computers without parents if they are 6 years or older.
  • Children under 6 must have parent sit at computer with the child.
  • Children are allowed 2 hours of computer time.
  • Printing cost is 10 cents a page (you must pay in advance).

Internet Usage

Children of any age can use the Internet if their parents sit with them. Student’s ages 12 through 17 can use the Internet without parents if the parent or guardian has signed (in the presence of a library staff member) a Minors Internet Use Form.

Helpful Links

Brightly
Helping Parents Grow lifelong Readers

TexasSuccess.org
Free Math and Reading help for grades 3-8th

Kid Friendly Links

Children’s Department
Located 3rd floor of library
Hours
Mon. & Tues. 8:30am-8:30pm
Wed. – Sat. 9:00am-6:00pm
Closed 1pm – 2pm on Saturdays only
Closed Sundays

Children’s Department phone
432-332-0633 ext 4012