Read, Explore, Learn, Grow & Play at Lexington County Public Library

Lexington County Public Library has a strong tradition of serving children and families with great collections, programs and services designed to build a love of reading and discovery. We also uphold the value of supporting families, caregivers and educators. Visit any of our 10 branches to find dedicated areas for children to read and explore. Designed to support literacy and learning — our programs provide rich experiences that provide opportunities to build a love of books and community. For children, Lexington County Public Library provides:

  • Interactive, early literacy supporting storytimes
  • Literature, science, and arts-based programs
  • Engaging books and media for children at every reading level
  • Reading recommendations
  • Tours, orientations, and training programs for elementary students
  • Annual Summer Reading Programs to support summer learning
Reading Resources

Find great fiction and nonfiction reading recommendations for all genres, including popular authors and featured read-alikes.

South Carolina Picture Book Award Nominees »
South Carolina Children's Book Award Nominees »
NextReads Monthly Newsletter: Picture Books »
Novelist K-8 Plus »

Digital Downloads
Homework Help
Early Literacy

Books for Children

New Arrivals
Popular Series
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich
A Stone Sat Still
Llama Llama Mess Mess Mess
Best Friends
This Book of Mine
Trucker and Train
Hats are not for Cats
The Boy at the Back of the Class
Battle with the Ultra Beast
Each Tiny Spark
The Good Thieves
Double Cross
How to Light Your Dragon

Children Learning Center


Transition from J to YA

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Reading Aloud

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The Joys of Rereading

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