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Kids 0-5

EPL supports children from birth through their transition to school-age by sharing our spaces, collections, services and expertise as a part of their nurturing and healthy community.

New parent? We have a special page just for you. Plan your first visit to the library with baby, get tips to make reading fun and find out how EPL can help you and your baby.

Early Literacy

Language and literacy are essential for your child’s happy and healthy development. Find out how daily interactions help set up your child for a lifetime of learning.

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Welcome Baby

New parent? Plan your first visit to the library with baby, get tips to make reading fun and find out how EPL can help you and your baby.

Welcome Baby Program

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Events

Attend one of our fun-filled classes for singing, reading, rhymes, numeracy and more. They’re all free and no registration is required. Interested in attending with a group of children? Please contact your local branch about early literacy classes more suited to groups.

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Enjoy delightful stories, songs, books, rhymes, finger plays and more, especially for babies. Cuddle with your baby and connect with other caregivers.

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Check It Out

Browse our collection of children’s items, including board books, concept books, picture books, movies and music. There are even parenting resources for the grown ups. It’s all free with your library card.

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Early Literacy

Language and literacy are essential for your child’s happy and healthy development. Find out how daily interactions help set up your child for a lifetime of learning.

Early Literacy

Learn More

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