Kids

The Ferguson Library’s Youth Services Department is the library home for children from birth through the teen years and the parents, teachers, and professionals who care for them.

If you have a question about our services for children, you can get in touch by:

  • Submitting a question from our Contact Us page
  • Calling the Youth Information desk at 203-351-8242
  • Calling the Youth Reference desk at 203-351-8243
  • Using the "Chat with Us" button on our website

Digital Books for Kids

Hoopla Digital

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Download and stream ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, comic books, and TV shows. Hoopla Digital has put together a collection called Bonus Borrows that will not count against your monthly checkouts!

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Overdrive

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Check out ebooks and digital audiobooks on Overdrive. Think you have fines that you owe? Don't worry! All blocks for using Overdrive have been lifted for now!

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SimplyE

eGO Books. Research. Historical Documents. Go! A service of the CT State Library
SimplyE brings you a wide selection of eBooks and eAudio through the Connecticut State Library and the Ferguson Library.
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Resources for Kids

Tutor.com

Tutor.com

Tutor.com has live access to tutors, tutorials, study guides and more

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TumbleBooks

TumbleBook Library: e-books for kids

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Access this service with your Ferguson Library card.

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Scholastic Go!

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Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject.

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Kid’s Library Updates

NEA Big Read Coming Soon!

Visit any of our branches to pick up a free copy of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Beloved to be part of the Ferguson Library's month-long, community-wide NEA Big Read this October.

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Sparkler: Learn Through Play – Stamford Cradle to Career | United Way of Western CT

Get a FREE Developmental Screening App. Stamford is pleased to provide Sparkler, a free developmental screening application, available in English and Spanish, that promotes healthy early childhood development and helps you advocate for your child. With the help of Sparkler, parents and families have access to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (a developmental screening), developmentally aligned play activities, parent forums, and early childhood coaches.

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Free Covid Vaccine Clinics

Get ready for back to school with vaccines, boosters and a flu shot! Click here for information on free Stamford Covid-19 vaccine clinics.  Covid-19 vaccines are free, do not require ID or insurance, and no appointment needed! All locations have trained nurses to administer vaccines. 

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