Special Collections for Kids

Please note: Due to space constraints in our temporary location, these collections are temporarily unavailable.  

Nature Packs

Donated by the Radnor Conservancy, two backpacks (one for preschool-age, and one for school-age children) contain nature guides, bug-viewer, binoculars, nature journal, and other tools to inspire young naturalists.  3 week circulation.


These theme kits containing books, puppets, activity guides, and more encourage interactive fun with children and caregivers. Themes include: Going to the Doctor, Science, Music, Transportation, Visual Arts, and others.  3 week circulation.

Book Club Kits

Contain 10 copies of select titles and a discussion guide.  3 week circulation.


The following materials are available to request from Delaware County Libraries and are ideal for childcare centers and preschool teachers (contact the Youth Services Department for list of titles):

Big Picture Books

These over-sized books are perfect for group read-alouds!

Puppets to Go

Animals, Storybook characters, and Finger puppets.

Special Reads for Special Needs

Literacy kits containing a book with adapted pictures and manipulatives

Books on the Go

Theme kits containing books, music, puppets and more