Children's Department

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading JUNE Bingo Sheets
Preschool       Elementary      Middle School
June prize packs are available for pick-up!  One prize pack per child.

Summer Reading JULY Bingo Sheets
Preschool       Elementary      Middle School
July prize packs are available for pick-up.  One prize pack per child.

Summer Reading 2020


Preschool Storytime
geared towards ages 2 - 5 years old
posted Mondays at 10:00 am

Wee Ones Storytime
gears towards ages birth - 36 months
posted Wednesdays at 10:00 am

Pajama Family Storytime
for the whole family
posted Fridays at 10:00 am

Virtual Performer Series
Mondays at 1:00 pm
Performances will be live via the Zoom meeting app unless otherwise noted.  Please contact the Children’s department for log-in information, or subscribe to the Children’s eNewsletter, through the website, to receive weekly updates.
330-745-1194 or
June 15: Games You Can’t Lose w/ Mr. Zap - please note this show will happen at 1:30 pm
June 29: 
Whiz Bang Science Show - click to watch the show on YouTube!
July 13: Magic of Michael Mage
July 27: Outback Ray

Wednesday School-age Programs
posted Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
We will post weekly school-age programs which will include videos on our YouTube channel, and activities and art projects here on the website.  You can also stop by the library each week to pick-up Take & make craft kits, with all the materials you will need for the weekly school-age program art project.
June 10: 
Pixel Art
June 17: Unique Unicorn Party
June 24: Storytelling with Ms. Lisa & Ms. Alison
July 1: Escape Room
July 8: Fairytale Science
July 15: Easy Cooking at Home
July 22: Lego Creation Station
July 29: Potter Mania


Weekly Building Challenge

Weekly Scavenger Hunt 

Thursday Tween Programs
posted Thursdays at 1:00 pm
We will post weekly Tween programs which will include videos on our YouTube channel, and activities and art projects here on the website.
June 11: Jumbo Origami
*June 18: Drawing with Jeff Nicholas
*June 25: Book Club 5-8
July 2: Escape Room
*July 9: Zines, Comics & Cookies
July 16: Hack That Painting
*July 23: Book Club 5-8
July 30: Tween Makerspace

*Program via Zoom meeting app, email for login details.

Middle School Summer Reading Lists



Kids, learn how to sign-up for and use Hoopla, the new FREE mobile library media streaming platform for audio books, comics, e-books, movies, music, and TV, which you can now access with your Barberton Public Library card, either on-line or by downloading the Hoopla app to your mobile device.

How to Sign-up for Hoopla Tutorial
How to Use Hoopla Tutorial

Homework Resources - Resources databases, such as biography reference banks, encyclopedias, and a number of other tools covering a variety of topics, are available through the Barberton Public Library to help students complete homework assignments.

Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar - Families, caregivers, educators, and librarians can use the Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar at home, library, classroom, or on the go. With a perpetual calendar featuring songs, activities, book suggestions, and videos, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills and helps young children get ready for school.


Tumble Book LibraryTumbleMath
TumbleBooks' on-line library has generously opened up a free access to their easy to use databases, which feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.​

TumbleBook Library - K-6 children's eBook database
TumbleMath - K-6 math eBook database
Teen BookCloud - grades 7-12 eBook database​

Online Games for Children - Fun & Educational games for kids, plus a list of Coding websites.

Still Bored?!  Looking for more to do?  Click here to check out our list of resources which includes links to a variety of educational & fun activities, plus a list of authors who are providing on-line storytimes and activities.

Check out our Pinterest Board for fun activities using your hands and feet!