Open for Discovery Crates

Open for Discovery Crates are now available for your preschool class — and the library can deliver them, too!

discovery cratesEach month you can have a new assortment of high quality books delivered to your site, to share with your class. Each conveniently-sized Open for Discovery crate contains 25 preschool-level books, one CD and one professional resource.

Childcare providers can apply for monthly delivery of Open for Discovery crates, as well as a variety of other library services, by completing the“Library Visits” form.


Open for Discovery Bags

Grab-and-Go Reading Perfect for Your Child Now Available at The Library!

Discovery bagsInterested in finding books that your child will enjoy, but not sure where to start looking?

Now it’s quick and easy to find age-appropriate, high quality materials for your child. Simply pick up an Open for Discovery bag (check the attached luggage tag to find a bag to match your child’s age level). In each bag you will find an assortment of up to ten books, CDs and non-fiction DVDs that have been especially chosen by Youth Services staff to appeal to children of that age.

Check out the bag and contents and off you go! The contents of the bags are always changing so with each check-out you will discover new authors, new titles, and new favorites.

In both the adult and the children’s sections of many of our branches, there are Open for Discovery, or OFD bags ready to go.

Choose from four age levels:

  • Babies and Toddlers (birth through age 2)
  • Preschoolers (ages 3 through 5)
  • Primary Graders (ages 6 through 8)
  • Intermediate Graders (ages 9 through 11)