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



in the Youth Library


Read to a theraPY PET

Saturday, October 7, 10:30 - 11:45

  • Read Out Loud to one of our many therapy pets.  

Chess Workshop for Youth

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

Pumpkin Patch at the Library

  • Thursday, October 19, 6-7 p.m.
  • Pick a pumpkin from our "pumpkin patch" and decorate it.
  • For children ages 3 to 6.

Beginner Bookworms

Thursday, October 19, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Interactive literacy group for young children and their parents Sponsored by Eva Kelly of the Fitchburg Public Schools

Minecraft Mini Battle Tournament

Wednesday, October 25, 2-4 p.m.
Spend your half day battling it out in Minecraft. We will have a mini-battle tournament as well as crafts and snacks. For children 7 and up.

Halloween Storytime and Parade

Tuesday, October 31, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Join us for a special Halloween story time. Wear your costume and go on a parade through the library. All Ages

Weekly  Programs in the Youth Library


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 4-5:00 p.m. The Owl Book Club (first and third Wednesdays). Age 10 and up.
  • 6 - 6:30 p.m.  Yoga Storytime with Miss Nikki  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.  Learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) concepts through this parent/child interactive play group. Ages 0-5
  • 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Game Day. Play video or board games. Permission slip and a library card is required for video games. For ages 5 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.