oglethorpe children's department

Welcome to the Winterville Library's Children's Area! We are here to help you and your family discover a love of reading and learning. We invite you to explore our collections of books and other materials for children of all ages.

Join us for engaging programs, including storytimes and crafts. Follow us on Facebook for our virtual programming, events, photos, and other fun. 

Looking for recommendations or additional assistance? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help! Please contact us or chat with us using our chat service for more information.

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Need a new book but aren’t sure what to read next?

conceirgeDoes your child want to learn about a particular topic, like dinosaurs, space or super heroes? Has your child read every book by their favorite author and now needs something new? We can help! Call your library and our friendly, knowledgeable staff will pick out some books just for you based on your interests. 

Virtual Programs & Early Literacy

The Winterville Library is doing a series of fun and unique early literacy programs.
View our second early literacy program Here! In this video we will talk abut tips for "Active" Readers. 


Come watch our virtual program about cool, weird and kind of creepy bugs! The program will go up on October 15, 2021 at 11am. 

Story Time & In-Person Programs

Upcoming Story Times with Miss Hannah:

We will meet outside the library every Wednesday at 11am.
We will read books and there will be a take-home craft! Crafts will still be available if the weather is bad. 

September 29, 2021 at 11am: Why Leaves Change Color 

October 6, 2021 at 11am: Pumpkins!

October 13, 2021 at 11am: Fall on the Farm 

October 20, 2021 at 11am: Witches 

October 27, 2021 at 11am: "Scary, Scary Halloween"

Click here to go to our Facebook page to view past virtual story times and programs. 


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Contact Us:
Deirdre Murray, Branch Manager | dmurray@athenslibrary.org | 706-742-7735
Hannah Wolff, Children's Specialist | hwolff@athenslibrary.org | 706-742-7735

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