Welcome to the Children’s Room

Check-out our NEW STEM Kit Collection

Check out STEM Kits to explore a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math topics including astronomy, biology, coding, circuitry, electronics, math, nature, simple machines and robotics. Kits include hands-on activities, manipulatives, learning games, or scientific equipment.

Science Saturday – Saturday, April 13

Potion Commotion

Using hands-on investigations, explore mixtures vs. chemical reactions. Identify states of mater and observe physical changes. Please register.

Science Saturdays are a time to explore, discover and learn for elementary age children grades 3 to 5. Each month we investigate the world around us using fun hands-on experiments. Each session is designed to teach age-appropriate concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. Science Educator, Michelle Van Voorhis leads the activities. Sessions run from 10:30 am – 12 Noon. Science Saturdays are funded through a FY2019 LSTA Grant Anytime STEM Learning. Download our Science Saturdays brochure for a list of all STEM activities.

STEAM FORCE

Join the STEAM FORCE. Become a member of our reading program for the school year. Complete challenges to increase your brain power and defeat the space monster Ignoramus! Receive a brag tag for every challenge you complete. Ask for details at the Children’s Desk. All ages!

Music & Movement

Fridays, 10: 30 – 11:30

Dance, sing, and move with us. Ages 2-5. Music and Movement is a fun interactive program that gets kids moving and developing their literacy and motor skills through song, dance, and yoga. No registration necessary.

Try Tumblebooks – just for Kids!

TumbleBooks is an online library of picture books. … TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books and adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

 

Discover the Children’s Room

Explore, discover and enjoy the Children’s Room. You’ll find easy access to materials, comfortable seating and

  • picture books, concept books, and board books for preschoolers
  • beginning readers
  • chapter books, classic and contemporary fiction for children grades 2 through 6
  • non-fiction collection
  • toys
  • movies, audiobooks and Launchpad learning tablets
  • puppets, puzzles and learning kits
  • computers, an early literacy station and an AfterSchool Edge.

Discover fiction and non-fiction titles with lists of read-alikes, books in series, and much more!