Children & Teens

“Today’s Youth are Tomorrow’s Leaders…”

Children & Teens

The Livingston Manor Free Library offers ongoing programs and resources for youth of all ages, including: preschool, children and young adults. See below for a complete schedule of events and programs being offered.

Preschool Storytime: Join us on Tuesdays 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Storytime leader Chatral A’dze welcomes children ages 2 to 5 to hear stories, sing songs and play games. As a library volunteer, Chatral enjoys sharing the stories and songs taught to her by her mother and finding new library books for young children. Her lively readings and energetic circle games create an atmosphere of fun in which children enjoy listening to stories and interacting with each other. Parents/caregivers and siblings are welcome to participate in the games and to explore the resources the library has to offer.

For Children

Monday Afternoon Book Club at the Library

The Monday Afternoon Book Club welcomes children in grades 4, 5 and 6. Have fun listening to stories, share reading, and craft, draw and paint fantastic projects related to the stories! 3:00-4:00 on Mondays when school is in session. Refreshments provided.

All are welcome and there is no charge for participation. For more information or to register, call the library at 439-5440.

The Monday Afternoon Book Club

Battle of the Books

Congratulations to all of the teams who competed in the 2015 Sullivan County Battle of the Books on Saturday and a special congratulations to the Livingston Manor Library team who worked so well together and earned first place!

We are looking forward to the RCLS Battle of the Books in September!

Teens: Manor Ink Needs You

Manor Ink is produced by teens at the Livingston Manor Library.

Calling young adults ages 12 to 21! Are you interested in writing? Photography? Videography? Selling? Sports reporting? Art? Graphic design? Manor Ink, our hometown monthly newspaper, needs you! Manor Ink is produced by teens at the Livingston Manor Library. Check it out every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. or send an email to New members with diverse interests and talents are needed to continue to make Manor Ink the newspaper everyone is talking about! Some paying assignments are available. The papers are available at many locations around town and the online version can be seen at You can also “like” Manor Ink on Facebook!

Helpful Links

A website for young children and their families with daily activities to promote early learning provided by the NYS Library:

Links to pages with lists of kids’ books having won awards:

Kids Click
A Web Search Site For Kids Designed By Librarians – With Kid-Friendly Results


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