Children

New Books for Children

Upcoming Children's Programs

Yoga

July 25, 2024 10:00 am

Drop in.  All ages.

Creative Cafe--Chocolate Covered Bananas

July 29, 2024 1:00 pm

Grades 1-4. Registration required.

Yoga

July 30, 2024 10:00 am

Drop in.  All ages.

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Storytimes

childrensroom-1Children’s Storytime
Storytimes take place on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.

 

Launchpads

Introducing Playaway Launchpads! Pre-Loaded Learning Tablets. Stop by the Children’s Department to play with one while you’re at the library or check one out and bring it home! Choose from: All About It! (Critical Thinking for Ages 3-5, Pre-K to K), All Revved Up! (Transportation for Ages 3-5, Pre-K to K), In English! En Espanol! (Spanish for Ages 3-5,  Pre-K to K), Math Sticks! (Math for Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), Number the Stars! (STEAM for Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), Out of Orbit! (Science Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), Smithsonian: All Things Animal!  (English Language Arts for Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), and When Pugs Fly! (Animals for Ages 5-7, Grades K-2). Thank you to Elise Weronik for her generous donation.

 

 

About the Lucia K. Ginter Children's Room

gettingbooks-1The children’s room, located on the lower level, serves children from birth through 6th grade and their families.

For our youngest readers, still learning to turn pages, check out board books. Also, check out our TREET bags.

All ages are invited to browse our picture book bins, fiction shelves and audio books. You will find entertaining, informative, and beautiful stories.

Early readers will find leveled easy readers to strengthen their new skill.

Confident readers will find the nonfiction section useful for informational reading or to support school projects.

On our Parent shelf, parents can find books on topics from potty training to teenagers.

Recent Announcements

Stories & Stretches

Join us Mondays at 12:30 PM. Bring your lunch and listen to a story and then stay for yoga.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Drop in Saturday, February 3rd between 10 AM and 1:30 PM to decorate a unicorn. Space is limited.

Lawn Games

Don’t forget about our lawn games including Bocce, Cornhole, Croquet, Curling, Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, Giant Dominoes, Giant Jenga, Horseshoes, Jumbo Foam Dice, Kan Jam, Ladder Toss, Lawn Bowling, Magnetic Darts, Ping Pong, Ring Toss, Scoop Ball, and Washer Toss. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.