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Drop-in for a 100% literacy based drop-in storytime combining stories, music and rhymes, crafts and play. For kids & their caregivers.

Upcoming Kids' Programs

Kids' Book Lists and More

Great for: Babies and Toddlers

Pictures Only

As they say, a picture says 1000 words, which is great because these children's books are all pictures, no words!

100 Books Before School

If you are looking for some key stories to read to your little one before they begin school, this list is a great place to start!

New Baby

When a new baby is coming into the family, the older sibling might have some questions. These titles all have a new little one arriving.

STEM Picture Books

For your little one, these picture books focus on STEM - science, technology, engineering and mathematics!

Great for: School-Aged Children

Silly Stories

It's all fun and games in these silly stories! You and your kids will be laughing out loud with this list.

If You Liked: Harry Potter (for Kids)

Children's recommendations for more fantasy books they'll enjoy!

Banned Books for Children

Countless children's books have been banned for various reasons. Find a selection of these books below.

Fractured Fairytales

A familiar story with a twist! Children and adults will enjoy these spins on the classic fairytales many of us know.

Great for: Middle-Grade Children

War: Children's Fiction

A great way for children to learn about history is to read historical fiction, and these titles are all set during various wars.

Historical Fiction for Children

A great for children to learn about the past is to read historical fiction books where they can learn a history while still reading a story!

Children's Biographies

Learn more about some of the important people in our history with this list of biographies for children!

Sports for Middle Graders

This list pulls graphic novels and chapter books for your growing reader that all center around sports.

Check Out What's New!

new children's materials

New Kids' Books

Find the latest children's books to be added to our collection!

New Kids' French Books

Find all the latest children's books in French at TBPL!

New Kids' DVDs

Want to catch up on the latest DVDs with your kids? Check out this list!

Why buy when you can borrow?
Sign your child up for a Library Card today!

Books for kids who like...

More for Kids at TBPL!

Kanopy Kids

A diverse selection of educational and entertaining content including movies, TV, animated storybooks & favourite characters.

ComicsPlus by LibraryPass

ComicsPlus powered by LibraryPass is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga.

Board Games

Did you know that you can borrow board games from the library? Check out our collection and get ready for your next game night!

cloudLibrary NewsStand

An extensive catalog of popular and often hard to find eMagazines and eNews. No holds, no checkout periods, no limits, and no fines!

Seasonal Selections

Picture Books for Kids in the Indigenous Knowledge Centre

A selection of beautiful books for young children, exploring themes and aspects of Indigenous culture in North America.

If You Liked: Harry Potter (for Kids)

Children's recommendations for more fantasy books they'll enjoy!

Choose Your Own Adventure!

Children love the interactive element a "Choose your own adventure" book can bring to a story!

Online Resources

Online Resources

We acknowledge that the City of Thunder Bay has been built on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. We also recognize the contributions made to our community by the Métis people.

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