Parents and Teachers Information

Library Services

Please be aware the library is not responsible for and does not allow unattended children. See details in the Unattended Children Policy.
Tenga en cuenta que la biblioteca no es responsable y no permite que haya niños desatendidos. Ver detalles en política de niños desatendidos.

Family Visitation Brochure

Read our Visitation Brochure for recommendations, rules, and guidelines for family visits. Suggestions for activities as well as what is or is not allowed in the library.

Ellison and Accu-Cut Die Cuts

Ellison and Accu-Cut dies are located in the Kidz Korner workroom and are available for use by the public. However, the library does not provide the construction paper. Customers must use and bring their own paper. The Friends of the Library donate funds to purchase all dies. Click the link below for a list of available die cuts at the Seymour Library.

Die Cuts

School Visits & More for Teachers & Students

Learn what the library has to offer for classrooms visiting the library during school. We also collect materials for teachers and offer an extended loan period.

Pre-K School Readiness

If you have a 4-year-old child, visit for information on high-quality pre-K programming in Jackson County. Applications for the program are available here:

Early literacy – Help your child get ready to read.

Head Start – a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families

Pre-K Thematic Units – Come visit Ms. Cox’s Pre-K class at St. Teresa School and check out the themes and project link. Click on a theme and get great ideas on books, circle time, art projects, printables, cooking activities, literacy, fine motor, math, and science activities.

Reader’s Advisory & Children’s Literature

Accelerated Bookfinder

BookConnections – a public library interface that focuses on enriching everyone’s connections to children’s and young adult books.

Children and Young Adult book series listed in order

ALA Book, Print & Media Awards


Kids Book Series

TeachingBooks – Provides additional information on books such as author interviews, book guides, activities & lessons, and more!

World of Reading

Health & Nutrition

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The nation’s health protection agency. – Gives reliable information on eating healthy, physical activity, and food safety to help you make healthy choices.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – A government website to promote healthy and active lifestyles.