For Kids (ages 5-10)

For Kids (ages 5-10)

For more student resources, please see our Databases. You will need a library card to access these sites.

Accelerated Reader

Helps students find their reading level and recommended reading.


Build with LEGOS, display your creations and be part of the fun! Held once a month on Saturdays during the school year. Drop in and build from 10:00am-12:00pm. Check our Event Calendar for future dates.

Buddy Reading

The Library is excited to have Reading Buddies available to support young readers by playing a reading game developed by Zirkel: A Reading Adventure! The Zirkel game is designed to engage children in a fun reading experience while encouraging them to practice important reading strategies in an interactive way. A trained Reading Buddy will meet one-on-one with your child for a half an hour at the library to play Zirkel using books chosen by the reader. Drop in weekly on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm through the school year. Zirkel is available for check out at the library.

Chess Club

Held weekly on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:30pm for ages 6-10 years old. Learn how to play or come to play an opponent. We have teachers to help you learn this world game of strategy and chess boards are provided by us.

Colorado Talking Books Library

A free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides audio, Braille and large-print books and magazines.

Every Kid in a Park

Fourth Graders and their Families get in free to our National Parks.

Front Range Downloadable Library For Children

You can download eBooks and Audiobooks to your Tablet or iPad using your library card.

Juvenile Sequels and Series

When you need to find the next book in a series or the sequel.

Loteria Night

¡Venga a una noche de Lotería! Evento para toda la familia, no es necesario inscribirse. Everyone is welcome, no registration, event will be mostly in Spanish. We meet once a month, please check Event Calendar for dates and time.

Northern Colorado Reading Initiative

The Mission of Northern Colorado Reading Initiative is to advocate for parents and educate parents about reading disabilities, connect parents with local resources for early diagnosis of reading disabilities, connect parents with capable interventionists.
Visit Mission of Northern Colorado Reading Initiative!

Thompson School District

For information about our local school district.
Visit TSD!

Waggin' Tales - Read to a Dog

Join us to practice reading with a therapy dog! Come to the Children’s desk to sign up during or up to 30 minutes before the program. This program is great for beginning readers, but all ages are welcome. All dogs and handlers are licensed by Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Dogs are here on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00pm and on Saturdays from 1:00-2:00pm. Stop by the Children's desk to let them know you want to read to the dog--you can come 30 minutes before Waggin' Tales to get signed up to read that afternoon.

What do you Collect? Display it at the Library!

Do you collect coins? Rocks and Gems? Pokémon Cards? Something special? Sign Up to display your collection in our Children's Department for one month.