Children's Room


The Children's Room of the Dallas Public Library offers many fun and exciting programs and activities for children of all ages on a year-round basis.

Summer Reading Program

Quick & Easy Online Registration for Summer Reading Program for all ages 0-100!
Online sign-ups begin in early June. Reading Trackers and entry forms will be available at the library when you check out your books!

Check Out Our Booklists!

View the Young Reader's Choice Award list, the Battle of the Books list, the Newbery and Caldecott winners list, and the Notable Children's Books list.

Fun Sites for Kids

If you're looking for some fascinating and exciting sites to visit, try this out! Included are sites for helping with your homework, visiting some of your favorite authors, and other fun sites you'll enjoy browsing.

For Parents - Five Steps to Finding Quality Child Care

Finding and choosing good, affordable child care is sometimes challenging for a busy family. If you're looking for care for your preschooler or a summer program for your school age child, here is a new resource that can help.

"Five Steps to Finding Quality Child Care" is a free guide designed for parents. It features up-to-date information on what every parent should know about finding and choosing the care that is right for their child. The guide also contains information on federal and state tax credits for child care payments and other resources to help make child care more affordable. Free copies of this book are available in English and Spanish at the Dallas Public Library.

Homeschooling Resources

If you're new to home schooling, stop by the Parenting Shelf in the Children's Room to pick up a copy of the Homeschooling Resource Guide. You'll find information about Oregon laws and regulations, homeschooling organizations, curriculum retailers, and suggested materials organized by subject area that can be found in the Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library System. internet sites for homeschooling families are also listed, as are periodicals and 4-H resources. This guide is free and was published with funds from the Ready to Read grant that is distributed through the Oregon State Library.

For further information please visit the library or call us at 503.623.2633.