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Children's Department

The Children's Department offer a wide variety of classes, workshops and programs for all ages starting at birth.
[ See our Program Calendar ]

Family Place Libraries

Family Place Libraries is a network of children's librarians nationwide who believe that literacy begins at birth and that libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families. The Family Place Libraries network currently includes more than 250 sites in 25 states and continues to grow.  Family Place Libraries are committed to engaging kids in play is a crucial part of how kids learn how to communicate, cooperate, and think creatively.   We invite you to come and explore our play space.  We have blocks, puzzles, puppets, dress up clothes and more! www.familyplacelibraries.org 

Inquire Within

BBPL is proud to be and Inquire Within Library. Inquire Within is an exciting collaboration between WQED and neighborhood libraries. We are grateful to PBS Kids for the resources they provide which help kids between the ages of 3 and 11 learn new reading, math, and technology skills and battle the summer slump! Visit us today to learn more about these resources or to check out one of our many PBS items.  We have books, movies, cds, and playpads, all starring your favorite PBS characters. www.pbskids.org 

BPLibrary Kids YouTube Channel

Book trailers created by our Bethel Park Library staff.
Don't forget to check out all of our BPPL shows

Custom Concept Kits

We will make up a trip kit with books, cd's, dvds, and/or puppets geared to your children's ages and interests. Custom Concept Kit Request Form

Databases for Kids

Online Resources for kids research.

Online books for kids

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

TrueFlix The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more!

Infobits Elementary-aged children can explore educational topics, from animals to geography to health. Find articles, pictures, charts, graphs, and more.