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Library of Things: Kits for Children and Families

Read Together Kits

Come together and share stories with "Read Together," a multigenerational book club in a box!  Read the same book with family, neighbors, and friends. Each "Read Together" box comes with discussion questions and five books for young readers and their adults. 

Biodegradable Beach Bundle

Explorer Kits

ecoEXPLORE Discovery Packs contain the tools to help borrowers get started with bird-watching, bug-watching, frog-watching, or any other wildlife you wish to explore! 

PATH is North Carolina's Parks and Trails for Health program. The goal of the PATH Outdoor Explorer Packs is to create a fun, semi-structured outdoor learning experience for families that involves physical movement outdoors through multiple disciplines. The PATH Outdoor Explorer Packs feature nature and outdoor-based activities that are fun and educational for all ages! 

Social/Emotional Kits

NHCPL's Juvenile Social/Emotional Kits feature "grab and go" collections of 5 picture books to support social and emotional development in young children. Each kit focuses on one topic to encourage empathy and kindness, and to help preschool to primary audiences think about grief and anger.

Juvenile Story Kits

NHCPL's Juvenile Story Kits feature "grab and go" collections of picture books on popular topics for preschool to primary audiences, plus an information sheet including story extenders and an inventory list, in a zippered canvas tote bag.

Financial Literacy Kits

The financial literacy kits were funded by an early childhood financial literacy grant from the PNC Foundation, with contents selected and assembled by NHCPL staff.

Main Library & Law Library
201 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Northeast Regional Library
1241 Military Cutoff Road
Wilmington, NC 28405

Pine Valley Library
3802 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

Pleasure Island Library
1401 N. Lake Park Boulevard
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Call (910) 798-6300
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am - 7 pm
Friday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 - 5 pm