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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The Palace Project

Palace Project
Palace Project 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

Celebrate Book Lovers Day with Reading Recommendations

Need help finding your next read after finishing a great book? On this Book Lovers Day, and every day, we've got you covered. Simply fill out this form and within 24 hours a librarian will send you three suggestions based on your preferences.

You can also sign up here for tailored monthly updates with new and notable titles based on your genre favorites.

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Free Admission for Kids at State Museums

This summer, Connecticut children ages 18 and younger can visit participating museums for free with an accompanying adult who is also a resident thanks to the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. For more information about participating museums, restrictions, exclusions and block-out dates, visit here. The program, geared for families, not camp or youth groups, is available through September 15.

Participants may be asked to show proof of residency.

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Stamford Public Schools Climate Survey

Parents are invited to participate in the Stamford Public Schools (SPS) School Climate Survey. The survey is anonymous and all questions are optional. Families are asked to complete the survey for each child attending SPS. It should only take about 15 minutes to complete.

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