The Children's Services department of the Allentown Public Library provides free and ready access to current, reliable, useful information and materials deemed appropriate to educational purposes through the selection, acquisition and arrangement of print and non-print materials, consistent with standards of excellence and value and geared to meet the needs of the supporting community.

We offer high-speed computers, tons of fun books, and a full calendar of exciting events. Come say hello!

Click here for Teen Services (YA)

What's new?

The Summer Reading

Program Returns May 27th!!


Check Out Our Summer

Reading Program Youtube



The Next Children's Book

Discussion Will Be May 10th!


Spring Parent-Child

Workshops Begin May 2nd!!


Family Storytime Begins

April 30th!!


Check Out Our Blog on Wordpress!

New Books at the library: Check 'em out!

TumbleBook: A new online subscription. E-books for kids!


The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Ebooks which may be viewed online, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.  The Allentown Public Library offers this subscription to its patrons. Check it out!

Search the library catalog

- Star Wars Books for kids
- Super Hero Books for kids

- 39 Clues series

Mysteries for Kids
Princess books for kids

Doing research?

POWER Library provides access to online resources through libraries in Pennsylvania. 


1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18102
Phone: 610.820.2400