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Resources available through the Children's Room of the library.

Resources for Youth

The following are lists of materials for youth available at the Saratoga Springs Public Library and the libraries in the Southern Adirondack Library System. Please note that some items may be in the Children's New/Popular section. Web-based sites of interest are also included.

We also have the following Browsing Bins: ABC's; Animals; Bedtime/Bathtime; Caldecott Award Winners; Celebrate Diversity; Character Development; Dinosaurs; Dragons & Fairies; Emotions; Food; Graphic Novels (picture book); Holidays (lesser known holidays); Local Authors; Mystery Reader; Pirates & Mermaids; Potty and Underpants; Princesses & Princes; Read-Aloud Chapter Books;  Rhyming; School; Seasons; Siblings; Superheroes; Things That Go; Things That Grow; We Are Family; Weather; and Wordless books.

Don't see anything you like? You can also ask us for personalized recommendations by filling out the form here:

Award Winners

Caldecott Awards (Historical)

Newbery Awards
Newbery Awards (Historical)

Community Resources

Information about these topics also available in binders
  in the Children's Room.

Community Resources


Nursery Schools & Preschools in & around Saratoga-2020


Places to See & Things to
  Do with Kids in & Around Saratoga


Summer Camps-2020


Alphabet, Colors, Counting/Money/Numbers, Opposites,
 Rhyming and Shapes





Peace Week






Books in Spanish


Multilingual Books

Grade Level Reading




First to 6th Grade

For Ages 3-5

Historical Fiction Resources

Historical Fiction
Civil war, Colonial-Revolutionary Period, Holocaust, World War I and World War II.

Non-Fiction Resources


Famous People



Famous People


Inventions & Discoveries
That Changed the World





  • Adoption
  • Bullying
  • Children & Sleep
  • Death & Dying (see also "Losing a Loved One" under the "Other" Category)
  • Discipline
  • Divorce
  • Friendship
  • Gifted Children
  • Kindness
  • New Baby
  • Newborn Infant Care
  • Newborn-Preschool-Milestones; Play
  • Parenting Teens
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, Sleep;
  • Reading
  • Sharing
  • Siblings & Sibling Rivalry
  • Special Needs
  • Special Needs Picture Books;
  • Toddlers and Preschoolers
  • Toilet Training.      

Popular Topics

Popular Topics:

  • Adventures, Adventurers & Explorers
  • Animals
  • Audiobooks (Compact), Overdrive, Playaways
  • Ballet
  • Birthdays
  • Cats
  • Cinderellas
  • Classics for Children
  • Community Helpers
  • Concepts
  • Crafts
  • Cumulative Tales
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Read-Alikes
  • Dogs
  • Dragons
  • Fairies
  • Fairy Tales & Fractured Fairy Tales
  • Fantasy
  • Funny Books
  • Grandparents, Fathers, Mothers
  • Graphic Novels
  • Harry Potter-Next Reads
  • Horses and Ponies
  • Magic School Bus
  • Medieval Times
  • Moving
  • Mysteries
  • Mythology
  • Native Americans
  • Princes & Princesses
  • Scary Stories
  • School
  • Science Fairs/Experiments/Projects (Fiction)
  • Science Fiction
  • Sciences
  • Series Books
  • Short Stories
  • Sports
  • Survival Stories
  • Things That Go
  • Wordless Books.

Web Tools for Kids

Publication Date: January, 2016

Other Topics


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Losing a Loved One


Losing a Loved One
(see also "Death & Dying"
under the "Parenting"