Welcome to the Children's Room!

We serve children ages 0 to 14 as well as parents, caregivers, educators and others working with children and children's literature. We look forward to seeing you at the library!

Our Collection

The Children's Collection includes books, graphic novels, picture books + a CD, audio books, playaways, music CDs, DVDs, video games, magazines, e-books and e-audiobooks, materials in other languages, books in Braille, Quick Pick bags, book club book bags, resources for parents and caregivers, American Girl Dolls, the Discover it Yourself Collection (D.I.Y.) and more!

Connect with the Overdrive eReader Collection!  

Overdrive includes a large selection of e-books, e-audiobooks and streaming videos for kids!  Download or stream these materials to a laptop, desktop or portable device, including an iPhone, Android phone, Kindle, Nook and more.  Log into Overdrive here.

Did you know Arlington library card holders can choose from even more titles thanks to Overdrive Advantage?  Log into Overdrive with your library card and view additional copies of popular titles that are purchased just for Arlington library card holders.

Spend Some Time in the Children's Room

The Children's Room welcomes kids and caregivers to enjoy reading, learning, playing, studying and relaxing with a team of friendly and enthusiastic children's librarians!  Located on the lower level of the Robbins Library, the Children's Room features comfy chairs, bean bags, reading nooks, rocking chairs, toys, puzzles, games, puppets, computers, a self-checkout station and of course, plenty of good books.

Life After Story Time: Activities for K to 5th graders

Eyes on Owls, October 2015
Checkout the library calendar for programs specifically for our kindergarten to 5th graders! Book clubs, chess class, sewing workshops, special guests like the snowy owl in this photo and reading dogs are just a few of our favorites.  There is always something fun coming up at the library!