Welcome to the Children's Section of the Rehoboth Beach Library. We're glad you're visiting us! Check out the great free programs. Reserve items online; better yet, come see us in person and say hello to our dolphins!
- Over 10,000 books for kids and teens.
- Early childhood learning computers, with many interactive instructional games.
- Various age-based story times and programs throughout the week.
- LEAP—Literary Education Assistance Pups on Wednesday evenings during the school year. (Visit their website.)
- Variety of audio-visual materials.
Ongoing Kids' Events
Please stop in and pick up a copy of our calendar to keep updated on any special programs we may be having.
Preschool Story Time is held every Monday at 11 a.m. in the Children's Area. Children ages 4-5 will enjoy stories and a fun, story-related craft!
Tot Time is held in our Children's Area every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Tot Time is for children ages 1-3 years and involves stories, music, and movement.
Monday Funday is held on Mondays at 4 p.m. in the Upstairs Meeting Room. A different and unique craft will be featured each week. This program is for children ages 7-12 (and up!). Registration is required by the preceding Saturday in the summer months.
The L.E.A.P. (Literacy Education Assistance Pups) Program is held on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. during the school year. Children can gain practice reading aloud or with public speaking by reading to specially trained dogs. Check out our LEAP page here.
Suggested Reading List (not required) Youth Services has put together a reading list that encompasses preschool age all the way to 12th grade. Feel free to click our link and use the reading list as a guideline for your summer reads.
Useful Kid Resources
Reading Rockets Find Newbery and Caldecott Award winning youth literature. This site also offers techniques for teaching reading as well as strategies to help struggling readers.
ARBookFinder Search for accelerated reader books with this free online tool.
Homework Center Research articles using homework databases - even get live help.
IPL Kidspace Virtual encyclopedia. Or use their Ask a Librarian.
ALA's Great Websites for Kids Websites reccommended by the American Library Association.
PBS Kids Find your favorite characters, play online games while learning key reading skills.
Discovery School Great site for teachers and students alike.
NASA for Kids NASA's kids club is useful for students of all ages. From games to the latest space missions - there is something for everyone.
Home Experiments Tons of science experiments that you can try at home.
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab More science and chemistry projects for kids of all ages.
Kids Health Healthy site for children and teens. Find cool recipes and lots of fun facts about our bodies.
Sports Illustrated for Kids Online counterpart to SI for Kids Magazine. Includes up to the minute sports news and interactive sports games.