For Children

Welcome to the Children Section 

of your Baxter Public Library!

We have books, DVDs, and activity kits for check out along with ipad and computers with printers to use. Our easy section is arranged in categories to make it easy to find the books that interest your child the most. The juvenile section has both fiction and nonfiction plus many graphic novels. There are games and activities available for all ages including the lego wall and STEM cart.

Check out our Events page to see what is currently scheduled.

 

Summer Reading 2021 - Tales and Tails

Stop in and sign up for your summer reading log to read for prizes!

All Ages Programs - Thursday in June & July at 10:00

  • June 10 - Toby Kid - interactive stories, magic, silliness and puppets
  • June 17 - Storytime
  • June 24 - Brent Allan - magic, puppets and fun
  • July 8 - ISU Insect Zoo
  • July 15 - Storytime
  • July 22 - Jason Kollum - comedy, variety, juggling and fun
  • July 29 - Scavenger Hunt

STEM Activities - 4th grade & up - Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:00

  • Makers cart
  • K'nex roller coaster
  • STEM challenges

Read Across America - 5th grade & up

Meeting dates at 5:00 - June 2, July 7, August 4 

Crazy Eight Math Club - 3rd grade & up - Monday at 10:00

***You must sign up for this club***

Escape Room

***Sign up required***

  • 3rd-4th grade  - Tuesday 1:00
  • 5th-6th grade - Monday 3:00
  • 7th-8th grade - Wednesday 3:00