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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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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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 Historical Documents.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 has live access to tutors, tutorials, study guides and more

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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


Juneteenth, sometimes called Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the US. This year, The Ferguson Library in partnership The Cultured Pearl Foundation and Picture That Art Consultants will be celebrating Juneteenth on June 19, 2021 starting at noon. 
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Streetscape Exhibit

Step back in time with another fascinating exhibit from the Stamford History Center. Streetscape, now on view in the Main Library lobby, presents images of Stamford over time, including the many neighborhoods that are part of our community. 

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Fine Free

We've gone fine free! In an effort to reduce barriers to access, we are no longer charging overdue fines. Studies  have shown that library fines disadvantage those who are least able to pay, but most in need of library services. 
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