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About the Children's Collection
The Children’s Library offers a unique collection of over 10,500 titles including fiction, non-fiction, reference, biographies, periodicals and electronic resources. Children’s Library staff take great care in preserving treasured classics, as well as recommending a variety of current materials. There is also a Young Adult collection enjoyed by older readers.
More than 10,000 children’s books circulate each year, and many more are enjoyed in our inviting third floor location. The Children’s Library staff regularly assists young patrons with reference and readers’ advisory services. Explore the many recommended reading lists compiled by the Children’s Library staff. You can also request a title to be considered for the collection.