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
Discover local books and stories from self-published authors, top indie e-books and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout or lending limit.
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!
Please note that after April 2023, the classic Overdrive app will not be available to use and you need to switch to Libby. Please contact us if you have any questions.
The Palace Project
Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject.
Kid’s Library Updates
Social Emotional Wellness Workshop
Learn how to support social emotional wellness for you and your children, along with supports available in the community.
Wednesday June 14th. 5th floor room, Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd.
Dinner from 6 to 6:30 p.m.
Workshop from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Click Here to Register.
Announcing the 2023 Teen Art Contest Winner
The winner of this year's Teen Art Contest is Aarna Agrawal, who is in seventh grade at Dolan Middle School in Stamford. Her winning image will be the featured art used in all Teen Summer Learning program materials.
Play Group for Ukrainian Children and their Families
Starting Friday, May 26, the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut Inc. (CGC), an affiliate of the Community Health Center Inc. (CHCI), will host free weekly play groups from 9:30 to 11 a.m. for Ukrainian families with children younger than 5. These play groups offer families a chance to connect and learn about community resources while their children play together.