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Supervised Children Are Welcome
Children under the age of 16 are welcome in the library when accompanied by an adult.
The Thrift Library is a parent friendly place. It recognizes the special burdens of adult students with children and wants to help you use the library while still maintaining an atmosphere conducive to study for all its students. You will find the following accommodations helpful.
- Study rooms
- Coloring books / crayons - Available at the Front Desk
- Videos - A small collection of children friendly movies and cartoons which can be played on the library's TVs and/or computers.
Children Friendly Videos- Full Length
Call Number: DVD PN 1195.9 A5 H3779 2007
Publication Date: 2007 108minutes
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people.
Bridge to Terabithia
Call Number: DVD PZ7.P273 Br 1985
Publication Date: 1985 58 minutes
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
Call Number: DVD PZ7.S4654 Inv 2012
Publication Date: 2012 126 minutes
When an orphan boy named Hugo living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy.
Flo the Lyin' Fly
Call Number: DVDs PZ7 H47 2004
Publication Date: 2004 60 minutes
Drawing from Proverbs 19:5, which says no one gets away with a lie, Flo the Lyin' Fly sets out to teach children, through humorous situations and cleverly written dialogue, the importance of telling the truth no matter what the circumstance.
Veggie Tales Lord of the Beans
Call Number: DVDs PZ7 .V44446 2005
Publication Date: 2005 52 minutes
A lesson in using your gifts told in a manner of JRR Tolkien's classic "The Lord of the Rings."
Children Friendly Videos- Short
Tar Beach by
Call Number: DVD PZ7.R4726
Publication Date: 2004 30 minutes
Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture. The spectacular artwork resonates with color and texture. Children will delight in the universal dream of mastering one's world by flying over it. A practical and stunningly beautiful book."--(starred) Horn Book.nbsp;nbsp;
Sophie and Lou by
Call Number: DVD PZ7.M42475 So 2004
Publication Date: 2004 30 minutes
Shy Sophie, enticed by the dancing that she sees in the studio across the street, sets out to learn on her own.
Looney Tunes Center Stage vol. 2
Call Number: DVDs PN1997.9 .L66 2003
Publication Date: 2014 102 minutes
This Looney Tunes collection includes 14 classic animated shorts featuring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety & Sylvester, and many others