Welcome to the Children's Page!
The following events are coming to your Library soon! For additional information on any event please click on the image at left or contact the Library at 508.946.2470 and ask for the Children's Room.
Space is still available in this program for parents, grandparents and adult caregivers with their children aged six and older. Enjoy picture books and great stories with your family and acclaimed storyteller Diane Edgecomb.
This is a free program, however space is limited and registration is limited to no more than 50 people total (adults and children combined).
Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
March 1, 8 , 15 and 22
April 5 and 12
Sign up online or call 508-946-2470.
Tues, Mar 11 at 6:30pm
Library Meeting Room
by Sandy Leahy and Kathy Tarentino
Join the authors as they read their book "The Hibernating House;" share a wooden model of the hibernating house and an activity sheet. Learn about this seasonal house on Martha’s Vineyard as it gets cozy to sleep the winter away; awakens to laughter of children on a warm spring day and watches a family as it creates unforgettable memories. Copies of their book will be available for purchase and signing.
Animal Art with Carol Carver: Dogs
Wed March 19, 3:30-4:15pm
Library Meeting Room
Please join Carol for a free Animal Art Activity Time for families. Learn about dogs including trivia facts to research and share and then create animal art by using their hands & fingers as tools for design, texture, and color.
This program is open to 12 parent/child (ages 4-7) groups and requires registration.
Call 508-946-2470 or come in to the Children's Room to reserve your spot.
This program is offered through Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program of Self Help, Inc.
Great Websites for Kids
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, has added more sites to Great Websites for Kids, its online resource containing hundreds of links to exceptional websites for children.
Anita Silvey's Children's Book-A-Day Almanac
Daily children’s book recommendations and events from Anita Silvey.
- Discover the stories behind the children’s book classics . . .
- The new books on their way to becoming classics . . .
- And events from the world of children’s books—and the world at large.
Anita Silvey has been the editor of The Horn Book review journal and the publisher of children’s books at Houghton Mifflin. She estimates that she’s read about 125,000 kids books over the past 40 years. When she’s not reading, she teaches courses in children’s literature, writes nonfiction, and travels all over the country talking to parents, teachers, and librarians about the best books for kids.