The Kid’s Zone is the place to find:

Kid's Zone. Dad and baby read a book.
  • 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 OverDrive and in Libby.

OverDrive 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 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

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

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

Little Pim resource link on kids page. link opens to external resource page.

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

 World Book Web

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

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

All in person programming activities are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19. Programmes will resume when it is safe to do so.

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

Blooming Babies

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!

Lego Club

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.

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