Youth Library

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Summer Reading

 is here!
Tails and Tales
July 6 - August 13, 2021

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Youth Library Hours


The Youth Library is now open:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 10am-5pm
Tuesday & Thursday 10am-8pm
Saturdays 10am-4pm.

Masks are optional for those who are vaccinated, but we strongly recommend their use in the Youth Library, as children under 12 are not yet eligible for the vaccine.

Please call the Youth Library directly at 978-829-1789 with any questions.. You may also email fplyl@cwmars.org.

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Weekly  Programs in the YOUTH LIBRARY
See our event calendar for more programs and details


Monday

10:30am (July 12 & August 9) - Messy Monday
Join us for a morning of sensory art exploration and creation! For ages 2 and up.

Tuesday

 
10:30am (every Tuesday) - Storytime with Ms. Jane
This storytime is for all ages and includes songs, finger plays, movement, & stories.

4:00pm (July 6 & July 20) - Crafternoon
Create an animal themed craft at the library! For ages 5 and up.


Wednesday

10:30am (every Wednesday) - Storytime with Miss Molly
This storytime is for all ages and includes songs, finger plays, movement, & stories.
August 11 & 25 this storytime will be held at Hollis Hills Farm, 340 Marshall Rd.



Thursday

Friday

  
All Day (July 2, July 16, July 30) - Take & Make Crafts
Craft Kits can be picked up in the Youth Lobby while supplies last.

Summer Resources

Fitchburg Summer Food Service

August Adventures (free museum admission from the Highland Street Foundation)

Come Alive Outside Passport

FREE Educational Resources

Aldrich Astronomical Society - Storytimes, links, and tips for backyard astronomy tips.  

Observing the Moon
Story time from space
Aldrich Cornerstones NASA URL links
Stuck at home learning links for kids and adults
Backyard Astronomy Links
NASA Space Exploration links

PBSKids.org - Educational games and videos, includes Sesame Street, Caillou, Arthur, Berenstain Bears. 

Sesame Street - Caring for Each Other - Content and resources you can use with your family to offer comfort and spark playful learning.

ActivityPad.com - Printable preschool activities, word search puzzles, mazes, etc. 

Brainpop.com - Engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities. Designed with relevance, depth, and humor to encourage kids on their unique learning paths.

Scratch.mit.edu - Free programming language where kids can learn to create their own interactive stories, games, and animations. 

Starfall.com - Educational games, movies, books, songs. etc

Howstuffworks.com  - Find out how stuff works. 

mommypoppins.com - Easy science experiments for kids using household items. 

Little Bins for Little Hands - Slime, science, and Legos. 

WGBH - Distance Learning Center (PBS)

Boston Children’s Museum - Play & Learning Resources, and Museum Virtual Tour

​online resources

Access our databases at home! Click on the picture to access the Gale In-Context Elementary (Formerly Kids InfoBits) database - it includes fun scavenger hunts, lesson plans, projects and other educational resources.  
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