Youth Library

Need Books?!
Let Ms. Nikki and Ms. Jane browse the shelves for you!!


  • Call us at 978-829-1789
  • Email Ms. Nikki at nirvin@cwmars.org
  • Fill out a form:
Personalized Book Recommendations
Picture Book Bundle

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. 

Abdo Zoom - online learning database for grades Pre-K - 2

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


  • 10:30 - 11:00 am- Storytime with Ms. Jane. All ages
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Maker Monday.  Ages 7 and up
  • 6:00 - 7:00  pm - Pokemon Game Night.  Just drop in and play.  All ages

Tuesday


  • 10:30 - 11:00 am - Storytime with Ms. Jane. All ages
  • 4:00 - 4:45  pm - Afternoon crafts with Ms. June.  Ages 5 and up

WEDNESDAY

  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Game Day.  Ages 6 and up.

Thursday

  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Lego Club.  All ages--just drop in!

Friday

  
  • 10:30 - 11:30 am - Steam Garden Play Group  Starts September 13
  • 12:30 - 1:00 pm - Picture Book Club. Ages 7 and up. 3rd Friday of the month.
  • 3:30 - 4:45 pm -Game Day.  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.