Welcome to the Children’s Room

STEM Festival – February 18 – 23


Engaging STEM programs and activities all week long! Drop in to use the Makerspace and take home STEM Challenges. Build blanket forts, make paper circuits, watch Mad Science’s Don’t Try This at Home show and create robots with the BR Robotics team. It’s all happening vacation week at the library!

Read Together Book Club

Sunday, February 9, 2:00 pm

A special monthly book club for kids and an adult in their life. Both child and adult read the book, and then meet to discuss it, create a craft inspired by the book, and have treats. For ages 8-12 and a caring adult. We’ll meet on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00. Click here for a full description and reading list.  February’s selection is Apocalypse Taco, by Nathan Hale, a a graphic novel for middle-graders in which a fast-food run turns strange and two kids end up in another dimension. Books are available in the Children’s Room.

Pokemon Club

Join other Pokemon fans for all things Pokemon.  There will be Pokemon related activities.  You can bring your own cards to battle or trade/share.  We meet on the 4th Sunday of each month at 2:00!

 

Download our Children’s Room Winter Program brochure.

New in 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 5
  • non-fiction collection
  • movies, audiobooks, music and Launchpad learning tablets
  • STEM kits
  • toys, puppets, puzzles and a Makerspace
  • computers, an early literacy station and an AfterSchool Edge.

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. Click here for more information.

Create at our MAKERSPACE

This creative space for kids and their families is full of art supplies and recycled stuff just waiting to be transformed into something new. Drop-in anytime!

Tumblebooks – e-books 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.