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, crafts, special events, suggested reads, puzzles and games, links to resources and of course all of our great books, CDs, videos, and recorded books.
The photo at the right illustrates one of our Learn to Paint workshops!

Art in the Garden Room

May Special Events

national comic book DAY
Saturday, May 5, 12 to 2 pm
Celebrate comics with DIY crafts, a scavenger hunt, a paint class and photo booth.  Take home a superhero print from Bob Noberini and a free comic book.  Learn about the History of Comics and why they are a great literacy tool.  Registration is required for the Paint Class. All ages.

Read to a Therapy Pet


Saturday, May 5, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Read out loud to one of our many therapy pets.  All ages.

Chess Workshop for Youth


Saturday, April 7, 10:30 a.m.
Learn chess or improve your skills with our chess expert, George Mirijanian.

BEGINNER BOOKWORMS


Thursday, April 26, 4:30 to 5:30pm
Brought to us by Eva Kelly of Fitchburg Public Schools, Beginner Bookworm is an interactive literacy group for young children and their parents.  Ages 5 to 12. 


Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show


Thursday, May 17, 6- 7 p.m.  All Ages.

Weekly  Programs in the Youth Library

Monday


  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.- Storytime with Ms. Jane.  Sing and dance and hear some stories. For children of all ages.
  • 4 - 5 p.m.  Maker Mondays, Create wonderful pieces of 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 Game Night.  Just drop in and play.  All ages.

Tuesday


  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Storytime with Ms. Jane. Shake your sillies out!
  • 4:00 -4:45  p.m. - Afternoon crafts with Ms. June.  Ages 5 and up

Wednesday

 
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Gaming. Play video or board games. For ages 6 and up. 
  • 6 - 6:30 p.m.  Yoga Storytime with Miss Nikki  For ages 2-7.

Thursday

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

Friday

 
  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Steam Garden Play Group, sponsored by MOC.  Learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) concepts through this parent/child interactive play group. Ages 0-5
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.  Homeschool Learning Lab.  Series of educational workshops for Homeschool students.
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Game Day. Play video or board games. For ages 6 and up.

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 Storytimes


Family storytimes are every  Monday and Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Each time, Ms. 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 Ms. June


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