Chatsworth Children’s Department

Story time for Preschoolers

Story Time CornerStorytime is held every Wednesday morning at 10:30am.

Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

Reading with Ringling Bros.

Have your kids always been begging to go to the circus? Now, by reading books, they can! Drop by the Chatsworth-Murray Library to get more information. A child can receive one free ticket for meeting the requirements, and for each paid adult ticket, up to three kids can go for free. This program is only for children over two.

Books & Audiobooks

The children’s department has books and audiobooks for children of all ages. Fiction, non-fiction, and biographies are available.

Fiction

Fiction books and audiobooks are shelved by author’s last name, followed by first name. Fiction is broken up into sections based on difficulty, so there may be an E (for easy) or a J (for Juvenile) on the label.
Chatsworth Children's Department

Non-fiction

Non-fiction books and audiobooks are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System with the number first, followed by the last name of the author.

  • 000 – Computer science, information & general works
  • 100 – Philosophy and psychology
  • 200 – Religion
  • 300 – Social sciences
  • 400 – Language
  • 500 – Science
  • 600 – Technology
  • 700 – Arts & recreation
  • 800– Literature
  • 900 – History & geography

Biographies

Biographies are shelved with a J B and then the last name of the person the book is about.

Chatsworth Children's Department from the back of the library.

Videos

Videos are available in fiction and non-fiction with both DVD and VHS.

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