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For an up-to-date listing of our programs, please check the online Events Calendar.

New to Wee Read or Growing Tales? Take a look at our Parent Tips for Storytime Fun flyer for some suggestions on making the most of storytime with your child.

­Wee Read (Age Birth to 3)
Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
Calling all busy babies and tireless toddlers! Wee Read is a time for the youngest children to learn, play, and grow as we sing, dance and share stories together. Storytime is followed by a 30-minute playgroup.
Location: Broughton Room

Growing Tales (Age 3-6)
Tuesdays at 11:30 AM
We are working our way from A to Z and discovering math, science, and art through stories, games, and activities. Families welcome!
Location: Broughton Room

Make It Fridays (Age 4-12)
Every other Friday at 4:00 PM
Second Friday:Art Day - Learn about famous artists and make your own cool art projects inspired by their work!
Fourth Friday: LEGO Day
- Need we say more? Build LEGO sculptures for the library display case.
Location: Broughton Room/Children's Room

Animal Adventures (Age 3-6; October 2014 - May 2015)
1st & 3rd Monday at 12:30 PM
A special storyteller from the High Desert Museum shares stories and activities about animals. Most programs feature visits from LIVE ANIMALS!
Location: Broughton Room

All children's programs are free and open to the public.


Booklists (Age 0-6, Age 6-12, AR Books, Awards)

All booklists posted online are available at the library checkout desk. Tammy’s Booktalks (1999-2011) are available in the library only.

Age 0-6

  • Rhyming Books Rhyming picture books. Rhymes are great for helping very young children understand how language works so they will be ready to read when they start kindergarten.

  • Word by Word Books Simple books—one word and one picture per page, or very basic sentences—for beginning readers who aren’t quite ready to independently read Easy to Read books.

Age 6-12

  • Graphic Novels Some of Barratt’s favorite comics for kids. Graphic novels are great for all children, especially reluctant readers and English language learners, because they teach valuable visual decoding skills.

All Ages

  • Bilingual Books Board books, picture books, easy readers, fiction books, and nonfiction books available in both Spanish and English.

AR (Accelerated Reader) Lists

These lists are staff suggestions of popular AR books at Crook County Library. This is only a tiny sampling of all the AR books available! To find more AR books, parents can search the AR database by title or level and check the library’s online catalog to see if we have a copy. If you need help looking for books or would like to suggest that we purchase a book, please call or visit the library!

Award Lists

ALA Youth Media Awards 2013 Winners and honor books for the Newbery, Caldecott, Geisel, and Siebert Awards, including information about where to find them in the library.


What's New?

Want to receive text message or e-mail reminders about children’s library programs? Ask for an @cclkids flyer in the library or via the e-mail form on our Contact page.


Homework Help

Hey, check out these free resources to help with your homework!  (Use your browser's "Back" button to return to this Library page.)

  • ALA Great Websites for Kids (
    These sites on various topics have been specially selected by the American Library Association's Association for Library Services to children.
  • Ask Kids (
    This search engine is designed specifically for children ages 6 to 12.
  • Awesome Library (
    36,000 (and counting!) carefully reviewed sources on the web for children and teens.
  • DuckDuckGo (
    A kids-friendly search engine that filters out advertising and many commercial sites.
  • KidsClick (
    Thousands of excellent sites for kids. Search by category or type your topic in the search box.
  • KidSpace @ the Internet Public Library (
    Homework help on a wide variety of subjects. This site is sponsored by the School of Information at the University of Michigan.

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