Children's Services


Children's Services offers materials and fantastic programs to children ages 14 and under. Parents and caregivers are always welcome to explore.

Libraries rock all year long, and especially this summer during the 2018 Summer Reading Program!
Check out the full schedule of events at Owatonna Public Library and Blooming Prairie Branch Library.


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EVENTS Calendar

Use the "Limit by audience" search to see events especially for Kids or Teens.

Check out TumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books licensed from children's publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.  When using from outside of OPL, you may need to enter your library card number.


See our EVENTS calendar for upcoming dates and times.

Can't make it to the Library for storytime? Check out our YouTube Channel, including The Rain Hat told by Children's Librarian Darla Lager.


Find your favorite stories, authors, and books at the library. Are you curious? Try out a book in spanish. Books are more!!

DVDs and Videos

Movies for kids! Search for an old favorite or find a new one.

Computers & Internet

Hey kids, you can type a paper or play with the best computer programs available for use at the library. Cruise the World Wide Web for information on school projects or just find some cool sites. Remember... 30 minute limit if other kids are waiting to get on. Ages 13 and under only.


Listen to The Well-Read Frog

Kids' Clubs and Groups

Looking for a fun activity for your youth group? Children's Services offers tours or storytelling to any daycare center, school, or other youth group. To schedule a program ask a librarian.