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Children's Department

The Imagination Portal is a fun place for children and their caregivers to play and learn together. Nurture your child’s curiosity and creativity with Library collections and activities. There’s so much to do and explore in the Imagination Portal including a train table, board games, a play kitchen, computer stations, and more! We offer ongoing programs for children of all ages, from birth-12. Check out our event calendar for details on storytimes, and a variety of other programs for kids. 

The Imagination Portal’s collection includes board books, early readers, juvenile fiction, juvenile nonfiction, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, and video games.

Upcoming Events

Resources For Children, Families & Educators

Educator Resources

The library supports educators by providing resources such as Teacher Cards and Educator Kits.

Every Child Ready To Read

Librarians at Putnam County Public Library are trained in a national early literacy intiative, Every Child Ready to Read @ your Library,

Homework Help For Kids

Need homework help? Check out these FREE resources that may help.

How To Use The Dewey Decimal System

Find what you need quickly by learning where materials are located in the library.

My Next Read: Children

Don't know what to read next? No problem! Fill out the form and a librarian will contact you with a custom reading recommendation list.

Reading Programs

From Summer to Winter, we have programs to keep you reading all year long.

Staff Picks For Kids

These lists are provided by our librarians. Find books by subject, interest and more!

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