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

February Special Events


Read to a Therapy Pet


Saturday, February 3, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Read out loud to one of our many therapy pets.  All ages.

Chess Workshop for Youth


Saturday, February 3, 10:30 a.m.
Learn chess or improve your skills with our chess expert, George Mirijanian.

half-day gaming
Wednesday, February 7, 2- 4 p.m.
Hang out at the Library on your half day and game with friends.  Play on the Xbox, Wii or with our virtual reality glasses.

WINTERFEST AT THE LIBRARY


Saturday, February 10, 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. 
Stories, crafts, and hot chocolate before you head to Coggshall Park.  All ages.

Beginner Bookworms


Thursday, February 15, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Brought to us by Eva Kelly of the Fitchburg Public Schools, this is an interactive literacy group for young children and their parents.

LEGO PARTY

Wednesday, February 21, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a an afternoon of Legos!  Watch Lego Batman, build a lego set to take home, and play some Lego games!  For ages 5 -12.

hands-on nature

Wednesday, February 21, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
A fun and interactive program about nature. Ages 7 and under.


DINO DAY


Friday, February 23, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Have fun while learning about dinosaurs!  Ages 3 to 10.
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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

 
  • 4-5:00 p.m. Game Day. 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.
  • 2:00 - 4:00 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.