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Youth Services

Our Youth Department offers a wide variety of services to the children of Linden and their families.

Our large, up-to-date collection includes picture books, fiction and nonfiction titles, board books for babies and toddlers, fairy tales and folklore, easy readers, and read-a-longs. Stop by the Children’s Room to learn about and sign up for youth programs for all ages including, Terrific Toddlers Story and Playtime, Lego Club, DIY craft club and more!

Here at The Linden Public Library our librarians use children’s literature and other library resources to encourage a lifelong joy of reading and the opportunity for personal development.

Summer Reading
Every summer, Linden Public Library hosts Summer Reading programs for children, teens, and adults. Check back later in the year for more information on this year’s theme, pamphlets, and reading list.

Young Adults
Linden Public Library offers specialized collections of books for young adults including, fiction, reference, non-fiction, audiobooks, and graphic novels. The young adult section is located along the wall and front windows near the adult fiction and DVD sections.

Launchpads are pre-loaded with content for kids, teens, and adults, designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface, and 100% secure. There is no download time or need for Wi-Fi. Access to powerful content is simple as turning on each device, anytime, anywhere. Information on Launchpads can be found in the children’s room. Launchpads can be checked out at the circulation desk for 2 weeks at a time. Our Launchpads include:

  • Reading Academy Launchpad for developing verbal skills, reading skills and writing skills.
    • Pre-Emerging – Ages 3+
    • Emerging – Ages 4+
    • Early Developing – Ages 5+
    • Developing – Ages 7+
  • The Human Machine – Science – Ages 8 through 10, Grades 3 through 5
  • Numerical Order Ages 10+, Grade 6
  • ACT Prep & Act Reading – Teen

Youth Digital Resources

Click here to access our listing of Youth Digital Resources.

Digital Resources for Educators

Click here to access our listing of Youth Digital Resources.