Our Children’s Department offers collections, services, and events for kids from birth through 5th grade. Both locations have dedicated spaces for kids and their caregivers to read, play, study, and explore. This space is located on the lower level of both locations. Check our event calendar for upcoming kid's events including storytimes!
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Help develop the five early literacy skills young children need to acquire before they learn to read. They build these skills through you talking, reading, writing, singing, and playing with them!
eBooks, eAudiobooks, & More
The Children’s Disability Support collection includes books, other media, and games aimed at supporting children and pre-teens with disabilities as well as their parents, caregivers, and educators.
Explore, learn, and play with your child! Our play kits contain toys, books, and hands on activities for you to do at home. The STEM kits are housed at our Farmington Hills location, but can be placed on hold to be picked up at FCL Farmington as well.
Explore the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with our new Children's STEM Kit collection! Each kit contains books and hands on activities for you to do at home. The STEM kits are housed at our Farmington Hills location, but can be placed on hold to be picked up at FCL Farmington as well.
The Parent Teacher Professional collection aims to support parents, caregivers, and educators throughout the life stages and events of a child. This collection spans a wide array of topics including heavy themes, like incarceration and the loss of pets and loved ones; child behavior; child development; potty training; educational methods; and educational supports for math, science, reading, and writing.
This collection is housed at the FCL Farmington Hills location. Titles can be placed on hold to be picked up at the FCL Farmington location.