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Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations for Kids

Every Child Ready to Read

Every Child Ready to Read

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of early literacy skills. Learning begins the moment they are born, through language and play. Find out about the five simple practices that will help you raise a reader.

Museum & Park Passes

Museum and Park Passes

Adventure awaits! Borrow passes for free or discounted admission to several museums, provincial parks and conservation areas. All passes may be borrowed for one week and can be reserved in the library catalogue. 

OverDrive For Kids

OverDrive For Kids

The OverDrive Kids' Collection is a special interface that offers age appropriate e-books, digital audiobooks, and streaming videos. No adult content will appear in the search results. New titles added every month! 

Suggested Apps

Suggested Apps

Visit our KFPL Pinterest page for great apps to share with the family. The apps were specially selected for their literacy skill-building qualities.

children's programs

Registration Reminder

Registration opens on Saturday, January 5, for our popular STEM programs, as well as for Play to Learn at the Isabel Turner, and Calvin Park branches. 

The Pittsburgh branch also requires registration for Baby and MeFamily StorytimeRhythm & Rhyme, and Bedtime Stories. Please click on the program listing in this event calendar for more information and to register for the program of your choice. You may also register in person at any KFPL branch or by telephone.

KFPL Labs

3D Reality Colouring

Bring your unique coloring creations to life in extraordinary 3D augmented reality.  Move beyond using crayons and colouring books.  Explore and colour with different apps and devices.  Ages 6 and up. Registration required.