We love our families! We’re here to support parents and caregivers so that your kids can thrive at home and in school. Learn more about our programs, services, and resources for children.

Plan Your Visit

Want to talk with your child about what to expect at the library? Read our Library Social Story together and use the pictures of our spaces and common library activities to help you plan your visit.

Books And More

We have great stuff to check out with your library card. Don’t have a card yet? Request a library card online.

Books, Magazines, and More
Find board books, beginning readers, picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, fiction and nonfiction, magazines and DVD’s in the Kid’s Room.

Playaways, Wonderbooks, and Audiobooks
Check out books on CD and devices with pre-loaded audiobooks and read-alongs.

Explore a science, technology, engineering, art, or math (STEAM) topic with one of our curated STEAM kits. Each kit contains hands-on activities, manipulatives, books, and guides. A complete list of our STEAM kits can be found in our catalog.

To-Go Kits
Pick up Elementary Art, Elementary STEM, and Teen Kits near the front entrance and complete fun activities and projects at home. New themes and kits are available on the 1st of every month. Available while supplies last.

Digital Resources

Access eBooks and audiobooks, book recommendations, and information on a wide range of topics from your digital devices. Log in to our digital resources with your library card number and pin.

NoveList K-8 Plus
Find your child’s next favorite book. Browse curated book lists, discover Read-alikes for books they have already enjoyed, or find titles based on genre, age range, author identity, and more.

TumbleBook Library for Kids
A collection of animated, narrated picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels geared for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.

Elementary Research
Find articles, e-books, essays, and primary source documents geared for elementary school students from EBSCO’s Explora database.

Middle School Research
Find articles, e-books, essays, and primary source documents geared for middle students from EBSCO’s Explora database.

WorldBook Online
Find articles, biographies, citation help, interactive maps, timelines, and more from WorldBook Online.


To access digital resources for all ages, visit our Download It and Databases pages.

Activities and Events

Check out our full Events Calendar.

Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at the Kid’s Circulation Desk, find the pictures hidden around the Library, and return your sheet for a small prize.

Games, Puzzles, Puppets, and More
Come play and learn in our Kid’s Room.

Reading Challenges
Read, log, and earn prizes! Choose from a variety of seasonal and ongoing reading challenges designed for all ages. Register for challenges Online with Beanstack or in person at the Circulation Desk. For more information about current reading challenges, visit the Reading Challenge page.

Museums and Attractions
Get free or discounted admission to many Illinois cultural and entertainment institutions with your library card. Many museums also offer free days. Find more information on our Explore More Illinois page.

Community Support

Need some extra resources? Here’s a list of organizations that may be able to help.

Diapers and More
If you are caught unprepared while at the library, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered! Free diapers, wipes, and feminine products are available in the Activity Room restrooms or by request at the front desk.

Brimfield Area Food Pantry
Food Pantry: Wednesdays 3pm – 6pm, Saturdays 8am-10am
Hygiene Products: Available last Wednesday and Saturday of the Month

Brimfield Union Church
125 Knoxville
Brimfield, IL 61517

Christ Alive Community Church
Food Pantry: Thursdays 3pm – 6pm
9320 Route 150 (1 mile East of Kickapoo)
Edwards, IL 61528

Questions or Suggestions?

Andie Kelch
Youth Services Manager