Services for Birth to Five
The library has tons of activities and resources for families with young children to support early literacy development and a love of reading. Check out the library’s calendar of activities for infants, toddlers, preschool-age children, and parents. Remember all activities and services are FREE!
- Shake, Rattle & Read For children ages 0-18 months
Enjoy special bonding time filled with songs, rhymes, and crawling!
- Tales for Tots For children ages 18-36 months
Get ready to sing, dance, wiggle, and share stories with your toddler!
- Preschool Power For children ages 3-5
Spend an hour reading, singing, playing, and crafting together!
- Family Place Space
Play in the library’s specially designed spaces filled with blocks, dramatic play toys, and more! Available in Heber and Calipatria.
- Parent and Family Collection
Browse this special collection of books, DVDs, and magazines on topics such as potty training, ADHD, asthma, and more!
- 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Earn prizes for every 100 books you share with your child until you reach 1,000! Pick up your reading logs at the library.
- Toy Lending
Check out a toy from the library! Have fun with durable, developmentally appropriate toys such as dinosaurs, musical instruments, trucks, dolls, and puzzles.
- New Parent Peer Group
Connect with other new parents to talk about everything from feeding, sleeping, crying, and all the bliss and challenges that come with raising a baby.