Summit County Library for Children

Join our new early literacy program for children 0-5! It's simple: read 1000 books together with your child before Kindergarten. This program is happening year-round at all three Summit County Libraries.

Download the free Beanstack App and set up your account using your Summit County Library Card.

Access a list of children's books from virtual storytimes!

Children's Library Card Application available here.

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New Children's Books...

Storytimes at the Library

Current and Future Events

Jan 4 - 29: Take and Make Craft for Juniors: Moon Phase Posters

January 4–29, 2021

Location: Other - See Description

Event Type: Crafts and Hobbies STEAM

Learn about moon phases and make an awesome poster for your room! Take and Make Packs, including supplies and instructions, are available for pickup at each branch. Supplies are limited, so this project will be first come, first serve! Recommended ages 1st-5th grade. Please email your local branch to request your craft pack by clicking the links below.

Virtual Storytime on Facebook Live

January 27, 2021
10:30 am

Location: Virtual

Event Type: Storytime

Due to rising COVID-19 cases, we have cancelled in-person programs. Instead we invite you to tune in virtually on Facebook Live @SummitCountyLibraries for stories, rhymes, and songs with your favorite Summit County Library children's program staff. Sheila and Genevieve will rotate weeks so you will be able to see all your favorite librarians Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30am! Can't make it then? Check out our YouTube channel for recorded storytimes. Link below.

Junior Take-and-Make Craft: Phenakistiscopes

February 1–27, 2021

Location: Main Library - Frisco North Branch - Silverthorne South Branch - Breckenridge

Event Type: Crafts and Hobbies

Learn about how animations work and where .gif’s came from by creating the original animation, a Phenakistiscope. Supplies are available for pickup at your local branch. Email your local library branch to request your craft pack. (Links below)


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Stream and Download for Children and Teens:


Kanopy Kids

Online Books and Magazines:

TumbleBook Library
(Library Card needed to access outside the library)


TumbleMath: K-6 Math eBook Databases

RB Digital: Search tons of kids magazines including National Georgraphic Kids, Highlights, American Girl and more

Reading Tips for Parents