Programs for Kids & FamiliesAll Programs A - Z
For schools and teachers
We offer many services to Seattle-area daycares, elementary schools, and other community agencies serving children.
Global Reading Challenge
The Global Reading Challenge is a Battle of the Books program for 4th and 5th graders enrolled in Seattle Public Schools.
Free meals and snacks are available for kids and teens in need after school during the school year and all summer long at select branches.
My First Library Card
To celebrate children getting their first Library card, children age 0 - 6 will receive a special "My First Library Card" tote bag.
Play games at your Library
We offer board games, drop-in chess and video game console sessions for teens and tweens at some Library locations.
Our story times are active learning opportunities where kids of all ages enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian.
Summer of Learning
We have offered summer reading and learning programs for Seattle youth since 1919.