Grafton Public Library

Kids

The Children’s Room strives to be a fun place for children and families to learn and read together. We offer a wide variety of materials for learning and fun, including materials like books, media and games; toys like blocks, puzzles, puppets, and a play kitchen; and technology like computers.

PROGRAMS

On Your Mark! Get Set… READ! The 2016 Summer Library Program runs June 20-Sept. Learn more at https://graftonlibrary.org/srp/!

School Reading Lists are being posted to individual school websites, we will continue updating as we recieve information:

NGES entering Gr 1 Adventure
NGES entering K Adventure

North Street School

SGES

Millbury Street School

GMS entering Gr. 6-8: Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines in World War 2 by Joseph Bruchac

GHS entering Gr. 9-12 Reading List (choose 1) and Sign Up Form (due 8/1/16)

The Library offers a variety of storytime programs for ages birth through 5 during the school. Check the event calendar to see what’s happening this week!

We also offer programs and special events for kids up to and including age 12, such as:

  • Friday Fun with Mr. Kim — music and movement with Mr. Kim from Appletree Arts — on the second Friday of each month, for children ages 2-5. This program runs October through May. Registration opens one week prior to the program (first Friday of the month) and anyone on the wait list will automatically be placed in the next months’ session.
  • Special events and hosted performers
  • Seasonal Drop-in Crafts

Please note that due to our limited space, the Children’s Room will be CLOSED when programs are taking place. In winter months, if school is canceled, Library programs are cancelled.

HOMEWORK HELP

We offer the following databases for children:

  Kids InfoBits contains kid-friendly topics in eBooks, articles, video and audio format, at a grade K-4 reading level. Searching is more visual. It’s perfect for resources school reports!

 

britannicabuttonEncyclopedia Britannica’s Children’s Public Library and Elementary School interfaces offer guided searching on topics like animals and geography, and contains multimedia and articles at a K-4 grade level, while the Middle School interface for grades 5-8 has keyword searching and how-to help on writing research papers, book reviews, science reports and presentations.

 

Learning Zone (preK-2)
Children’s edition (ages 5-12)
Elementary School edition (gr 1-5)

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Tutor.com offers homework help for students in K-12 from 2-9pm! Enter your Library card # to access.

 

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Pronounciator is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more, with flash card for kids and a pre-K language learning module. Over 80 languages in English and your native tongue, free!Enter your Library card # and PIN to access.

Just for Kids

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FOR PARENTS

A parenting section full of helpful information  can be found in the Adult non-fiction stacks.