The Children’s area is located on the first floor and has many fun things to do and to check-out. The Girard Public Library offers Children books, magazines, and audio books. The area includes computers, an AWE computer – early literacy station, building block room, play area, and table space.
Visit “Check Out Policies” and “Late Policies” on our Services Page for full check-out guidelines.
ABCmouse.com now available FREE at Girard Public Library
ABCmouse.com: With 5,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-7+). From Age of Learning, Inc.
Log in to http://bedtimemath.org/ or you can download the app for iPhone and Android to get daily math riddles. Make math fun for kids.
Visit our Online Card Catalog – through the link at the top of the page. Click on the Capstone Interactive icon to find interactive children’s books to view online. https://girard.goalexandria.com/researcher#_
Summer Reading Sign Up in May! All Ages!
Summer Reading will soon be here at Girard Public Library! Sign up for summer programs will be May 1st - May 31st!
Community Bingo Night – Monday, May 8th
Join us for Community Bingo Night on Monday, May 8th at 5:30 pm! Bingo and prizes! First Bingo card is free - additional cards may be purchase for 25¢ each. First snack and drink are free - additional concessions may be purchased for 25¢ each. ...
Open to Homeschool Families! All ages welcome - if children are under 7 years of age, a parent/caregiver will need to be present during the program. A variety of games will be offered each week!
Building Strong Readers – April 2023
Building Strong Readers is the story time program for Girard Public Library.
Sessions are offered for Ages 0-5 on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am and for Ages 5-11 at 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoons. Join us for stories, crafts, and activities.
Lego Night – Monday, April 24th
Join us for Lego Building fun at Girard Public Library! Activities will be offered by library staff as well as free build time!
Children’s Movie Afternoon – Wednesday, April 26th at 2:30 pm
Join us at Girard Public Library for a Children's Movie Afternoon! Enjoy a movie and some popcorn! Library staff plan to have 2 movies available. Those that attend will vote for the movie they would like to watch.
Paint Night – Monday, July 17th – 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Join us for a fun night of painting! Show off your creative side! $20 for 16x20 canvas per person Registration is encouraged to hold a spot for you. Please call 724-4317 or stop by the library to sign up. Walk-ins may be allowed if space is available.
Daycare Providers Information
To schedule a time to visit our library or for us to visit you, please call April in the Children’s Library.
Parents As Teachers
Parents As Teachers is a free, voluntary program designed to provide practical, timely information to families.
Story time is scheduled throughout the year for children ages 0-11.
Girard Public Library
128 W. Prairie Ave.
Girard, Kansas 66743
► Library Hours
Mondays - 9:30am - 7pm (Sept - May)
Mondays - 9:30am - 6pm (June - August)
Tuesdays - Thursdays - 9:30am - 6pm
Fridays - 9:30am - 5pm
Saturdays - 9:00am - 2:30pm