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Children's Room News & Events

Globe Trotters

Globe Trotters: Kenya and Tanzania

Learn about other cultures and what it means to be global by participating in the Globe Trotters program.  Check out our display of books to read, and take home a kit to make a craft.  This week Miss Amy shows you how to make a lion representing Kenya and...

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Paused for now

Due to the rise in Covid-19 cases and the new variant we have decided to pause our in person children's programs until it is safe to be together.  We plan to offer a Take home storytime each week and will continue our Globe Trotters, Book...

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Family Dinner Book Club January

Family Book Club

Do you want to spend more time reading together as a family?  Then check out the Family Dinner Book Club by...

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Children's Book of the month

Children's Book of the month

This January the Children's Staff is excited to launch the new Book of the Month for Picture Books and Kid's Fiction.  Extra copies of these books will be available at the library and on our digital platforms (Libby/Overdrive and Hoopla)  Here are January's...

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Winter Solstice

The Shortest Day-Winter Solstice

Celebrate the Winter Solstice, renew and refresh on this first day of winter!  Hear The Shortest Day by...

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April Pulley Sayre

Remembering April Pulley Sayre

Award-winning author April Pulley Sayre passed away this week.  Sayre's works are mostly non-fiction and picture books and are lovely, educational and fun!  Stop by soon to take a look at some of the books in our collection including 


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Reading can be hard

So Ms Laura has created a list of kids books featuring struggling readers.  Sometimes seeing yourself in a book can help, so we hope you will try some of these titles from our Children's Room collection.

Phonics and Decodables

For kids learning to read or needing some phonics and decodable books here is a list of suggestions from our collection!

Back to School Books

Back to School Books

Check out these get ready for school books curated by Miss Laura!  There's still time to read for Summer Reading which ends August 21st!

Massachusetts Children's Book Award Winner 2021

Congratulations to Kelly Yang whose Front Desk won this year's...

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