the books

New & popular in the kid’s library

Kids’ catalog

Our collection of children’s books has delighted and inspired generations of kids in Hempstead County. From far-away adventures to Accelerated Reader picks, our catalog is waiting to be explored!

New & popular

I Feel Teal, Lauren Rille & Aimée Sicuro

Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty

This Is Not My Hat, Jon Klassen

More at your library

In addition to books for kids of all ages, we offer educational movies, games, and more at HCL! We strive to inspire and encourage that creative spark and love of reading that lives in every child’s heart.

Resources & more – just for kids!

Made for kids

Our children’s section is designed to invite wonder and creativity. And everything is sized for the comfort of our little patrons! In addition to picture and chapter books, we have educational movies and games that are sure to delight!

Other Resources

We also offer access to the Accelerated Reader program to help encourage literacy and fan the flame of reading fun through interactive quizzes and prizes!

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your staff

Hand-picked by us

Pete the Cat, Kimberly & James Dean

Looking for a book for your child to read?

Here’s a book beloved by our staff. Check back for a new staff favorite!

“My favorite part of my job is visiting with all of the kids who come in. It is so important to build these relationships so these kids will become lifelong library users.” – Jamie

Not sure what to read next?

The HCL Staff is here to help! Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll find you your next favorite book in a flash!

Get recommendations for your classroom 

Looking for a book for storytime or to help supplement your lesson plan? We’ve got you covered! Just fill out the form below and we’ll do our best to find you the perfect book recommendation!

 
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