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Children's Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 2018

"Reading Takes You Everywhere!" 
June 18 to July 28
Registration begins: Monday, June 18, 2018
Free programs at all Commerce Libraries!
Children earn prizes for reading.
“Music Takes You Everywhere” - Musical Storyteller Georgette Baker
6:00 PM - All ages
June 18 Rosewood Library 
June 19 Bandini Library
June 20 Veterans Library
June 21 Bristow Park Library
“Sing Along with Peanut” - Songs in Different Languages
11:30 AM - Ages 5 and under

Children Programs & Services

The Children's Services section provides a variety of children's materials, storytimes, and existing library events throughout the year to promote a lifelong love of reading and learning.  books and materials are available in English and Spanish to encourage family reading.

Please read below for more information on each program and service.  If you would like more information please contact the Children Services Supervisor at Central Library at (323) 722-6660


Weekly Storytimes

Rosewood Library - Mondays @ 6:00 pm

Bandini Library - Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm

Parent Resources

Recommended Parenting Websites

Colorin Colorado - Created just for parents and families to provide you with the information you need to help your child become a good reader and a successful student.

Kids Health - Get the lowdown on parenting basics like discipline, homework help, and how to talk to your child about tough subjects, like sex, tobacco, and alcohol. Plus, find out where you can turn for help and support.

PBS Parents - Blogs and information on various parenting topics.

Family Education - Parenting tips for mom from pregnancy to the college years.


Reading Corner

Select a genre to view a list of titles available at the Commerce Libraries.

Homework Help

Homework Help Resources

Homework helpers are available during the school year to help children with their homework. For more information please call our Children's Services Department at 323-722-6660 and ask for a librarian for assistance or more information.

Homework Center Hours

Rosewood Library
Mon-Thurs 3-7pm


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