Brentwood Children’s Library listed among best in nation and world


Brentwood Children’s Library listed among best in nation and world

The Brentwood Children’s Library on Concord Road is being recognized for its fairytale forest children’s section by people all over the world.

The Brentwood Children’s Library on Concord Road is being recognized for its fairytale forest children’s section by people all over the world.

Announced this week, the Brentwood’s Children’s Library was recognized by MommyNearest.com as one of the best in the entire U.S.

It isn’t just a place where residents can go to check out books. It’s a library that lets children’s imaginations go wild, complete with a talking owl and a story tree with oversized books.

Along with libraries in Washington, New York and California, the Brentwood Children’s Library placed second in MommyNearest.com’s list of the six best children’s libraries in America.

MommyNearest is an app that lets users explore family events and activities in specified areas. It’s free for users and allows them to add their own favorite child-friendly resources in their home towns.

The Brentwood Children’s Library features cozy corners, majestic fairytale trees and programs like creative writing, leading it to be recognized not only as one of the best in the U.S., but the world as well.

Listed alongside libraries in Sweden, England and Thailand, Brentwood’s Library placed fifth in Retale.com’s list of the eight most incredible children’s libraries in the world.

Retale is a website that gives hyper-localized information on shopping and things to do in cities all around the world. Brentwood Library posted the listing on Facebook this week saying, “We’re honored to be on this list!”

The library has a huge children’s program, including events like After School Explorers, Brentwood Bunch Book Club, Twisting Time Yoga and a Scholastic Chess Club. Story time is also a popular program, and the library even hosts Lego Mania events.

Brentwood Library is located at 8109 Concord Road. Its hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, call 615-371-0090.

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Kelly Gilfillan is the owner-publisher of Home Page Media Group which has been publishing hyperlocal news since 2009.

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