Baby, Toddler, & Preschoolers

Early Childhood Library Programs

Programs and resources available at the Barberton Public Library for children ages birth - 5 years old.


Discovery Storytime 

Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m .

September 5 – December 5, 2023 

Ages 3 – 5 years old 

Spillette Meeting Room


Wee Ones Storytime 

Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. 

September 7 – December 7, 2023 

Ages birth – 2 years old 

Children’s Activity Room


Adapted Stortyime

Saturdays, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 4 & Dec. 16, 2023

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

For children of all ages and abilities

Children's Activity Room


Music & Movement

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

October 2 – November 6, 2023

Geared towards children ages 2 – 5 years old

Children’s Activity Room


Halloween Costume Family Storytime 

Thursday, October 26, 2023

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 

All ages 

Spillette Meeting Room


Holiday Pajama Family Storytime 

Thursday, December 21, 2023 

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 

All ages 

Spillette Meeting Room 


Please contact the Children's Department with any questions: or 330-745-1194, extension 1423 or 1424.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten - Information about how our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program works and how to sign up.

16 for Success Book List - The path to success begin before the first day of kindergarten!  Visit the library to find the books on this list to help your child learn the 16 skills identified to increase kindergarten readiness.

Barberton City Schools 2023-24 Online Enrollment Guide

Barberton City Schools Registration Link

Early Literacy Resources - Resources to help your child become a lifelong reader and be ready for kindergarten.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio mails kids one free book each month until their fifth birthday.  Any child in Ohio between birth and age five can enroll.

Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar is a perpetual calendar featuring songs, activities, book suggestions, and videos that support early literacy skills and help young children get ready for school.