Kids & Teens

Middletown Public Schools Summer Reading

Click for the Middletown Public Schools Summer Reading webpage.

Events for Kids and Teens

Click for our event calendar. Pink events are for kids, green for teens, and yellow for all ages!

Library Cards

We want all of Middletown’s youth to have (and use!) their library card. For this reason, Russell Library has eliminated daily overdue fines for Juvenile and Young Adult materials checked out on youth accounts (for residents under the age of 18).

Teen Volunteers

Teens, do you want to get more involved in your community or do you need to earn community service for school? The teen department is looking for student volunteers currently in grades 7 to 12.

Homework Help

Britannica Online

Articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other resources.

World Book Encyclopedia

Easy-to-understand encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, an atlas & links to related websites.

Mango Languages

Need help with a class? Over 70 languages available.

eBooks & Audiobooks

Need a book fast? Download it!


Over 120 animated stories designed to strengthen early literacy skills. Click here to access from home.


Book reviews, sample chapters, suggestions & read-alike lists.

researchIT CT

Online reference databases: history, science, biography & more. Also, newspapers, magazines, genealogy, ebooks, audiobooks.


Outreach and Group Visit Request Form

If your group wishes to visit the children’s library or have a children’s librarian visit your organization, please fill out our request form. Visits MUST be requested a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.

Library staff will respond to requests within 5 business days to confirm your visit or to work with you to find another date.

Email the Children's Department

13 + 8 =

Email the Teen Librarian

12 + 11 =