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Youth Services

  Click Here for the Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program


Pick Books for Me! Librarians choose, you checkout!  A service for young readers and teens who want books to read, but are not sure what they should put on hold. Let Youth Services Librarians help! We’ll pick out 5 books based on what you tell us that you like, or feel like, reading. Printable version available here.


Home School and Educational Resource Guide for learners


Women’s Suffrage: The 19th Amendment at 100 years


Virtual Programs Guide: Seasonal programs created by Youth Services staff just for you!


Weekly Adventures for Kids and Teens  Suggested online activities for you to explore. [Spring/Summer 2020]


  • Books for school assignments
  • Books to read for fun
  • DVDs to borrow
  • Kid-friendly computers with games
  • Access to the Internet for homework or just exploring
  • An after school Homework Help center
  • Programs including Tail Waggin’ Tutors, Super Science Saturdays, Gamers Meetup
  • Summer Reading Program


  •  Books for school assignments
  •  Books for personal interest
  •  Wireless access
  •  Computers
  •  Programs including a Teen Advisory Board, book discussions and more
  •  Teen Summer Reading Program
  • Volunteer Opportunities




  • A Parenting Collection with resources on a wide variety of topics from early child development to talking to your teen.
  • Information on local resources including homeschooling and tutoring
  • Programs for parents and kids to share together including Infant through School-age Story Times, Mini-Monet art exploration, and more.


  • Tours and orientations for your students at the Library
  • Visits by librarians to introduce available resources
  • Books to support school reading lists

The Youth Services Department is a haven for play, learning and socializing. The Newburgh Free Library plays a key role in the education of children of all ages and serves to nurture and strengthen the families in our community.