Kids & Teens

Virtual Gingerbread House Contest begins 12/4 Sign up for our Virtual Gingerbread House contest here! This contest is limited to 40 participants, open to all ages. Register by November 27. We supply the materials, you supply the creativity! Kits can be picked up starting December 4. Make your house and send us a photo by December 10. Voting will run December …

Gingerbread House Contest Voting Click this link to vote for your favorite Gingerbread House! Vote for 1 house in each the child, teen, and adult categories. Winners will be announced on December 18! 

Newsletter Nov and Dec 2021

Blue Job Book Award Nomination Have you read a graphic novel you loved? Nominate it for the Blue Job Book Award! Nominations due by January 31, 2022Award Criteria: -Published in the last 2 years-Appeals to students in 3rd-6th grade-Titles that are part of a series must be able to stand aloneClick HERE to nominate a title    

Turtle Time with Seacoast Science Center 11/15 at 10:30 Meet Raspberry, three-toed box turtle and learn about other types of turtles. This program will be presented using Zoom and registration is required. Click here to register.

Story Trail Trick-or-Treat 10/29 10:30-11:30 Instead of Story Time today we're holding a Story Trail Trick-or-Treat! Stop by the Story Trail from 10:30-11:30, pick a treat, and walk along and read A Couch for Llama. Costumes are highly encouraged! 

S.T.E.A.M. To-Go 10/21 Stop by and pick up a S.T.E.A.M. to go kit, all day in the Children's Room! 

S.T.E.A.M. To-Go 11/18 Stop by the Children's Room today and pick up a crystal leaf activity kit! 

Pumpkin Picking Field Trip- 10/15 at 10:30 Meet us at Butternut Farm for a pumpkin picking field trip and story time! Cost is $4.50 per child, payable to Butternut the day of the trip. Registration is required. Click here to register.

NEW! Launchpads We now have a collection of Launchpads available for check out in our Children's Room! What is a Launchpad? It is a tablet, preloaded with educational games for kids. Stop in and ask us about these items and how you can borrow them!  This project was made possible in part by the Institute of …

Pre-School Story Time- Fridays at 10:30 Join Miss Donna for stories, songs, puppets and yoga!  Session runs 9/24-10/22  

Virtual Library Check out our Virtual Library by clicking here! Each week will feature a new story times for babies and pre-schoolers, and spotlight a new children's fiction book. Also check out our adult and teen sections to see what's new or what the book group is reading this month.    

Story Trail! Check out the Story Trail along the McCarthy Trail, next to the safety building! Read A Couch For Llama by Leah Gilbert. Don't forget to sign our guest book after you finish the trail! Thank you to New England Furniture for sponsoring this story! 

Mother Goose Story Time - Mondays at 10:30 Join Miss Donna for Mother Goose Story Time and enjoy stories, nursery rhymes, games, and songs! This program is for children 0-4 years old and their favorite caregiver. Session runs 9/20 - 10/25.