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

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS

  

in the Youth Library

 

Roald Dahl Day


Wednesday, September 13, 2-4 p.m.

  • Watch the BFG!
  • Make a Mr. Twit Beard
  • Roald Dahl-inspired snacks.  

Beginner Bookworms


Thursday, September 21, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Interactive literacy group for young children and their parents
  • Sponsored by Eva Kelly of the Fitchburg Public Schools

Henry Hikes Literary Train Tour


Saturday, September 23, 12-5 p.m.
  • Celebrate Thoreau's bicentennial
  • We'll meet folks from Concord, walk to Riverfront Park, and eat blackberry ice cream.
  • Participate in the story-walk and receive a journal.
  • Then take the train to Concord for more activities.
  • Pre-registration required.

Weekly  Programs in the Youth Library

Monday


  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.- Read! Build! Play! Storytime  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 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 -5:00  p.m. - Afternoon crafts with Ms. June.  Ages 5 and up

Wednesday

 
  • 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, engineering and math concepts with play. Ages 0-5
  • 2:00 - 4:00 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 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 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.