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Family & Children Computers
The Youth Library is equipped with both Family computers and Children's computers loaded with educational software and games.
Visit the "Family Corner" play area for a fun place to unwind.
Caitlin Benson Collection
A collection of books encouraging children to respect differences and appreciate similarities in themselves and others through reading.
Baby Storytime (0- 18 months)
Mondays, 10:00 - 10:40 a.m.
Summer: June 4 - July 23
Babies and their favorite grown-ups are invited to join us for 40 minutes of rhymes, songs, movement & fun! Program is designed to promote and support the ABC's of parenting: attention, bonding and communication. We save the last 20 minutes for play & social interaction.
Toddler Storytime (18 months - 3 yrs)
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Summer: June 6 - July 25
Toddlers and their favorite grown-ups are invited to join us for 30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays & fun! Program is designed to promote and support the ABC's of parenting: attention, bonding and communication. We save the last 10 minutes for play & social interaction.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Summer: June 5 - July 24
Join us for fun preschool storytimes that help prepare your child for Kindergarten. Preschool storytimes include books, songs, fingerplays and storyboards to encourage early learning. Activities are developmentally appropriate for children ages 3-5 years.
View more programs and detailed descriptions by visiting our calendar or newsletter.
Reading with Lexile Numbers
- What is a Lexile number?
- Scholastic Book Wizard Book Search
(In Advanced Search limit by "Lexile Range")
eBooks for Kids
Library Book Recommendations
Find more information on our Book Recommendations page.
- Bilingual Picture books
- Community Helpers
- Potty Time
- Royal Tales
- Toddler Favorites
Links for Parents
Summer newsletter from the Tempe Public Library
Summer reading, free classes and the Tempe Book Bike.
7/16/2018 4:20:00 PM
Tempe honored for literacy efforts by Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Reading proficiency by the end of third grade is a critical milestone
6/14/2018 8:24:56 AM
Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on June 5
5/22/2018 4:25:00 PM