Welcome to the Children's Page!
The following events are coming to your Library soon! For additional information on any event please open the calendar at left or contact the Library at 508.946.2470 and ask for the Children's Room.
Tuesday, April 22, 4:30 to 5:30pm
Bring your creativity and we'll create a magnificent mural for the Children's Library! All materials supplied by the library.
Wednesday, April 23, 10:30am
Limited to 20 children - please call the children's room to register. Presented by Self Help, Inc.
Reptiles & Amphibians
Thursday, April 24, 1:00pm
Discover the differences and similarities between these two groups and how they have adapted to live in different habitats.
This free program is best suited for ages 5 and older. There will be live animals shown as part of the presentation.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and presented by the South Shore Natural Science Center.
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.