Kids

A young child smiles and plays at a library event

COLLECTIONS

Text: Tennessee R.E.A.D.S.: Regional eBook and Audiobook Download System. Access free ebooks and audiobooks through Tennessee's Overdrive platform, Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. Sign in with your library card number to borrow digital books, magazines, and streaming videos. Links to Tennessee READS
Text: Tennessee R.E.A.D.S.: Regional eBook and Audiobook Download System. Access free ebooks and audiobooks through Tennessee's Overdrive platform, Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. Sign in with your library card number to borrow digital books, magazines, and streaming videos. Links to Tennessee READS

Book Bundles

Book Bundles are batches of books and/or media on a theme or topic, hand-picked for you by a librarian.

Learn more about Book Bundles and order one today by visiting our Book Bundles page, or by calling Youth Services at (423) 434-4458.

A collection of children's books about construction, put together as an example of a book bundle

PROGRAMS

Preschool

We offer great programs and events for kids from birth to age 5! Join us for Online Storytimes every Wednesday at 11 a.m on YouTube and Facebook.

Check out our online calendar for all scheduled events.

A Youth Services Librarian reads a book for an Online Preschool Storytime.
A group of children read together in a classroom

School-Age

We have regular programs and special events throughout the year for school-age kids. Click here to see our online calendar. Discover up-to-date information about our programs on Facebook and Youtube.

We also offer Junior Traveling Tales, a book club kit with new and classic titles for school-age children.

Outreach

We check out and deliver books to teachers to help support students’ learning and educational goals.

For more information on classroom book delivery, call (423) 434-4350.

Children raise their hands in a classroom during a JCPL outreach event

ONLINE RESOURCES

Text: ebooks for kids: find ebooks and audiobooks for kids. This button links to READS regional ebook & audiobook download system.
Text: AR Book Finder: Search for books that have accompanying AR quizzes. This button links to Renaissance Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
Text: Homework Help: Explore resources and activities for grades K-5. This button links to TEL4u, "A universe of free resources for grades K-5"