From Toddlers to Tweens

Children’s Services features programs and services to help kids and their families develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
The library nurtures early language and learning skills through engaging storytimes and activities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Explore books, art, science, technology, and more through fun programs and activities for school-age kids.

Welcome Baby with a Board Book!

The Library invites our newest little patrons and their families to drop by the Children’s Department and pick up Besos for Baby, an adorable bilingual English/Spanish board book by Blanca Gomez.

Virtual Storytime

Explore our YouTube channel for virtual storytime, crafts, and more!

Early Literacy

Ready to Read at NY Libraries is a State Library early literacy initiative that will enable all children to enter kindergarten with the skills for success.

Early Learning

Free learning at home resources; shapes, colors, mazes, and more!

Need help with homework?

Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day.

Brainfuse HelpNow Instructions:

Step 1: Input your HKDPL Card number when prompted
Step 2: On the main page, click “Login”
Step 3: On the Login page, click “Sign Up”
Step 4: Fill out the form with a Username and password of your choosing and click “Next”

Check back for more special events coming soon!