The Kid’s Zone is the place to find:

Kid's Zone
  • Board Books
  • Picture Books
  • Easy Reader Books
  • Chapter Books
  • Non-Fiction for many age levels
  • Early Literacy Stations
  • Books on CD
  • French Language Collection
  • Magazines
  • Blu-Ray & DVD movies
  • Online Resources specific to kids and teens
  • eBooks & Audiobooks to download or stream

We made a librarian-approved list of resources for kids and families to help those staying at home. Find age-appropriate ebooks and audiobooks, as well as craft resources and family activities!

Online Resources

ebooks and Audiobooks for kids & teens

Discover classic and new titles, fiction, non-fiction. Separate collections for kids and teens/tweens. Offering simultaneous use. It’s as easy as browse, click, listen. Discover these collections in the Libby app or Libby website.

Libby Kid’s reading room

Visit our ereading room for kids link on e resources for kids and families page. link opens to external website.

Did you know that our Libby catalogue has a collection of “Read-Along” kid’s books? These books are great for emerging readers.  As the narrator reads the story out loud, each word being read is highlighted on the page for your child to follow along. A fun way to encourage literacy!


Our Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it from home!

It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from home! TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children.  With partner Teen Book Cloud, we also offer a wide range of e-books and graphic novels for young adults. These are great ways to encourage tech-savvy youth to enjoy reading!

There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!

CBC Corner

CBC Corner. Link on online resources page opens to CBC Corner website.

Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more! This one-of-a-kind digital portal allows you to access a wide variety of educational content for all ages.

Kids content includes shows, games, and activities. Teen and young adult content includes news adapted for youth and stories by youth for youth.

The parenting section features recipes, crafts & activities, advice, and shows.

Language Learning by KidSpeak

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KidSpeak™ is a fun, age-appropriate online language course designed for children ages 6 and up! Accessible through Transparent Language Online, KidSpeak introduces children to English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese. The program teaches words and phrases suitable for learners’ age, needs, and interests. More than 40 activities, puzzles, and songs guide young learners through the basics, along with a cartoon “friend” who speaks the language. KidSpeak™ works on computers, tablets, and phones – so your little ones can learn on the go, at home, or in the library.


Check out more online activities we created for you! Watch more storytime videos, find STEAM activities and more!

1000 Books Before Kindergarden

logo on kids page for1000 books before kindergaren. Read it and Reap. Links to programme website.

Give your child a great head start in learning before they start kindergarten. Reading to your child helps them get a head start in life!

How to get started: Register your child with the Hanover Public Library & track what is read. Any book read can be counted! At every 100th book come in to the library to report on your progress and get a prize! Your child will earn a final prize at the 1000 book mark!

Reading log sheets available in the library or at

story time in the children's area of the library. kid's zone page.

All Ages Storytime

Tuesdays 10:30 am – 11:30 am in the Community Hall

Storytime is fun for all ages! Join us each week for some stories, songs, and silliness followed by craft time. For parents and children 0-5 years.

Lego Club

Join us on the Last Wednesday of every month from 4pm to 5:30pm in the Children’s area to create Lego masterpieces! A drop-in event for caregivers and children between 0 and 12.

We thank Community Foundation Grey Bruce for the purchase of our children’s furniture.

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