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Library information for kids (K-5th grade).




All Children Excel

All Children Excel

ACE - All Children Excel are specialized programs and services developed by MCPL with content for Early Literacy and to help children learn.

With the focus on STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics), these programs, technology, and materials are designed to help children achieve in these areas:

Little Explorer Go! Kits can be checked out for children 3 to 6 years old that contain several books, science tools, and a mini-iPad with preloaded apps.

Young Voyager Go! Kits can be checked out for children in grades 3 to 6 that contain several books, science tools, and a mini-iPad with preloaded apps. 

Events for Kids


Find Good Books for Your Child with Beanstack

kids holding sign about finding your child's next book to enjoy via Beanstack

Get personalized reading recommendations for kids from your library!  

  • Sign up for free with Beanstack where you can create a profile with your child's age, interests, and reading level.  
  • Each week you'll be emailed a new book recommendation from the MCPL collection chosen by a team of children's librarians.
  •  Each recommendation also will be available through the user’s profile page and will include tips to help your child learn.

What is Your Favorite Historical Fiction Book?

Last poll winner for favorite superhero was Batman with 1,002 votes!

Favorite Historical Fiction Book
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 24 votes (22.86%)
Number the Stars: 26 votes (24.76%)
Weedflower: 0 votes (0%)
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: 1 votes (0.95%)
Bud, Not Buddy: 6 votes (5.71%)
Little Women: 3 votes (2.86%)
Johnny Tremain: 4 votes (3.81%)
Anne of Green Gables: 32 votes (30.48%)
Esperanza Rising: 2 votes (1.9%)
Sarah, Plain and Tall: 7 votes (6.67%)
Total Votes: 105

Discovery Rooms









Make learning fun for you and your child! Toys and games designed to foster learning through play are available in our Discovery Rooms.

More information on Discovery Rooms and make a reservation.

Daily Tumblebooks

AWE Digital Learning Stations

child using an awe station

Early Literacy Bilingual and After School Edge Stations are special computers preloaded with child tested software that makes learning science, math, geography and reading fun for young children. These programs are designed to inspire children to become life-long learners through education and technology.

For children, ages 2-10.

Early Literacy Bilingual Stations are at all branches except for Kensington Park, Noyes, and Potomac.