Starting Monday, Oct. 5, we’ll be open every day at most EPL locations. Plan your next visit and check out our new opening hours.

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EPL shares tools, expertise and learning opportunities that support children from birth through their transition to school age. Each branch has a dedicated space where children can read, play and discover all year round.

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

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 BabyBabies at the Library

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.

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.

View all classes and events for Kids 0-5.

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Online Classes for Babies and Toddlers

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Starting Oct. 5, join us for popular classes including Baby Laptime, Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn and more—all from the comfort of home.

Check It Out

Browse our collection of children’s items, including picture books, board books, concept books, movies, music and read-along books with audio. There are even parenting resources for the grown ups.

It’s all FREE with your library card. Sign up here.

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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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