Children's Room

Explore, Discover, Enjoy

You’ll find picture books and board books for preschoolers, beginning readers, chapter books, fiction and non-fiction collections for children in grades 1 through 5, movies, audiobooks, music and Launchpad learning tablets. There are STEM kits, toys, puppets, puzzles, a Makerspace, computers, an early literacy station and an AfterSchool Edge. Welcome!

Pick up a Winter Bingo card in the library lobby or download here. Play to win a Boredom Buster kit!

Snowman Coloring Contest

You know Frosty and Olaf, too,
I’m a new snow-friend just waiting for you.
Take me home, give me a name,
and if you like, join in the game.
Give me a face, arms, and clothes,
a hat, eyes and even a nose.
Color me and at the contest’s end,
You might win a prize of money to spend!*

Kids ages 5 to 10. Enter by January 29th. Pick-up a template in the library lobby, or download here.  Complete vertical, horizonal or diagonal squares. *Winners will receive gift certificates.

Distance Learning Resources

For library resources to help with distance learning, visit

Mailbox Book Club

Join in the fun of our monthly book club! Choose to read one of our selections and you’ll receive a personlized letter in the library’s mailbox.  Call 508-823-1344 or email to join. In January we’re reading mysteries, Buried Bones Mystery by Sharon Draper or Three Times Lucky by by Shelia Turnage. Get more information.

Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an awarding winning site for teaching pre-literacy skills. It is designed for children in preschool through kindergarten based on the Common Core State Standards, and the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework. Recommended for children ages 3 to 6.

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.  For more STEM resources, follow these links.

Favorite Books in Series

When children begin reading chapter books independently, they often love to read books in a series. The familiar characters and storylines can help them build confidence and speed as they read. Most of the books listed here are the first book in the series. You’ll find these books in the Children’s Fiction collection by the author’s last name.

Playaway Launchpads: Kids’ Tablets

Launchpad tablets are small child-size tablets preloaded with high quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational.  The tablets provide hours of interactive learning and play. They are simple and easy to operate and require no Internet connection.