For Children

We Offer Great Services for Kids!

Come visit and take advantage of all the great services we have to offer: StoryTimes for all ages and other events, suggested reads, puzzles and games, links to resources and of course all of our great books, CDs, videos, and recorded books.

 October EVENTS


in the Youth Library

Acorn art for the squirrels
  • Wednesday, October 5
  • 6:30 -7:00 p.m.
  • Nature artist Pete Cormier and Ms. Nikki will teach you to string acorns to place in the Youth Library garden
star wars night
  • Thursday, October 6
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • All ages.  Celebrate with crafts, snacks, trivia, and a movie
chess tournament
  • Saturday, October 8,
  • 10:30-1:00 p.m.
  • All ages!

Garden on the Go

  • Saturday, October 8
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Garden
  • A hands-in-the-dirt gardening program in which children learn what plants need to thrive: pollination, compost, etc.  For children of all ages.


  • Thursday, October 20
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Interactive book group for children and parents, brought to us by Eva Kelly of the Fitchburg Public Schools
presto pete and incredulous chris
  • Thursday, October 20
  • 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • A Haunted Halloween Magic Show for the whole family!
Weekly  Programs in the Youth Library


  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.- Read! Build! Play! Join us to read, build and play with Duplos to help your child develop their early literacy skills. Drop-in program for ages 0-5.
  • 4 - 5 p.m.  Maker Mondays, Create art and/or learn about circuits and coding. Ages 6 and up; children under 10 need to be supervised by an adult.
  • 6- 7  p.m.  Pokemon/Magic Card Night.  Just drop in and play


  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Storytime with Ms. Jane. Shake your sillies out!
  • 4:00 -5:00  p.m. - Afternoon crafts with Ms. June.  Ages 5 and up


  • 4 - 5 p.m. - Owls Book Club, ages 6-11
  • 6 - 6:30 p.m.  Yoga Storytime.  For ages 2-7.


  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Lego Club.  All ages--just drop in!


  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Steam Garden Play Group, sponsored by MOC.  For ages 0-5--learn about science, engineering and math concepts with play. Ages 0-5.
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Game Day at the Library. Play board games, Xbox or Wii with your friends at the library. Permission slip and a library cards required for video games.For ages 6-12.

homework center--Monday through Thursday

  • 3 - 5 p.m. - Homework Center. Do your homework at the library! The homework center provides students ages 6 and up with a safe and supportive environment for their studies. Computers, reference materials and extra school supplies are available for students.
Family Storytime
Family storytime is every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Every Tuesday, Miss Jane will delight your preschooler with stories, songs, and movement. Come and "shake your sillies out!"

On the first Tuesday of every month, Mister Wally joins us with his guitar for more fun!

Tuesday Crafts with Miss June
Time to get creative! Join our resident artist, Miss June, to create fun things every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Youth Library. For ages 6-12, no registration required.