Youth Library

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Summer Reading is coming!
Tails and Tales
July 6 - August 13, 2021

Watch for more

 information to come!

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.

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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Weekly  Programs in the YOUTH LIBRARY

Monday


Tuesday

 

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday