The Kid’s Zone is the place to find:
- Board Books
- Picture Books
- Easy Reader Books
- Chapter Books
- Non-Fiction for many age levels
- Early Literacy Stations
- Books on CD
- French Language Collection
- Blu-Ray & DVD Collection
- 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!
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 OverDrive and in Libby.
OverDrive Kid’s reading room
Did you know that our Overdrive/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!
OverDrive Teen’s reading room
A collection just for teens and tweens. New release fiction and classic titles. ebook and audiobook format. Discover in OverDrive and in Libby.
Online Language Learning from Little Pim
An online language learning system for ages 0-6. While aimed at children, older kids and anyone new to one of the available languages could benefit from this resource.
World Book Student
The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. World Book is publisher of the World Book Encyclopedia.
Check out more online activities we created for you! Watch more storytime videos, find STEAM activities and more!
1000 Books Before Kindergarden
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 https://1000booksbeforekindergarten.org/resources/
All in person programming activities are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19. Programmes will resume when it is safe to do so.
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 am in the children’s area
A story time just for babies and their caregivers. Sing songs, learn rhymes and enjoy a story together all year long!
All Ages Storytime
Fridays 10:30 am – 11:30 am in the children’s area
Storytime is fun for all ages! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun with new friends every week, all year long!
Last Monday of every month, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Join us for one hour of free Lego building and play. We provide the lego you bring the imagination.
We thank Community Foundation Grey Bruce for the purchase of our new children’s furniture.