Bursting with a vibrant interior and colorful decor, the Children's Department offers a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere for young readers. The shelves contain a variety of books: picture books, easy readers, chapter books, biographies, and an extensive non-fiction section. The department also boasts a brilliant audio-visual collection, including children's DVDs and books on compact disc.
The Children's Department organizes multiple programs for children ages 2 - 12, including regularly scheduled programs and special programs throughout the year. During the summer months, the department goes "all-out" for the Summer Reading Program. Check the Event Calendar to see what programs are currently being offered.
Contact the Marietta Library's Children's Department at 740-373-1057 ext 219 if you have any questions about their programs.
Regularly Scheduled Programs
- Story Hour - An hour of enchanting story-telling, movies, and crafts for pre-school children. Story Hour is offered every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. except during the month of August. A parent or caregiver is requested to remain with the children during the program.
- Toddler Time - Join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and more, all geared toward the active toddler years. For children ages 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time meets Mondays at 10:00 a.m. A parent or caregiver is required to remain with the children during the program.
Whatever your children's minds crave, allow the Children's Department's elite staff to guide them.
Dancing gleefully, in a world illuminated by knowledge and imagination, we await.