children’s services

Programs

STEAM Take & Make: Let It Snow!

Learn a little bit about snow and a little bit about process art! This kit includes everything you need to make your own tape resist snowflake art, fun facts about snow, and more! Available beginning Tuesday, January 18th.

Take & Make: Jackson Pollock Splatter Painting

Learn about American artist Jackson Pollock and create your own splatter art inspired by Pollock’s action painting technique! Available in the Children’s Room beginning on Monday, January 24th while supplies last.

STEAM Take & Make: Groundhog Day Shadow Art

Learn about the tradition of Groundhog Day, how shadows are made, and what can cause them to change with this STEAM Take-and-Make Activity Kit! Available beginning Tuesday, February 1st while supplies last.

Take & Make: Valentine's Day Love Bugs

Create a pair of heart-shaped love bugs to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Use the supplies provided in our kit to make your craft, then hang it up to enjoy or pass it along to a loved one. Available  beginning Monday, February 7th.

Personalized Children's Book Bundles

Request books based on your child’s age and favorite subject, and our librarians will put together a surprise bundle for your family to enjoy! Click here to learn more.

Virtual Music Class with Rockabye Beats

Get those mid-week wiggles out every Wednesday at 11AM with Rockabye Beats on Facebook Live! Click here to visit our Facebook page and join in on the fun!

Virtual Music with MaryBeth Maes

Join MaryBeth Maes for music and movement every other Thursday on our Facebook page. These performances are pre-recorded, so they can be enjoyed again and again!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Children ages 0-5 are invited to join our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Please click here for more information on how this program works and how you can sign up.

Resources

Gale in Context: Elementary

Make homework fun with Gale in Context! This free resource delivers age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content that covers a broad range of topics such as geography, health, literature, social studies, influential people, and more! 

Britannica Fundamentals

This free resource for children in kindergarten through 2nd grade offers interactive games, animated e-books, and more! From language and literacy to geography and mathematics, Fundamentals supports classroom curriculum while also building digital literacy.

OverDrive Children's Collection

OverDrive is your source for free e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magazines from MVLC! Click here to check out the Children’s Collection and be sure to have your library card number handy in order to download items from the digital library.

Libby

Access all of Massachusetts’ digital children’s collection with the Libby app! Download this free app on your phone or tablet and borrow e-books, e-audiobooks, and magazines at the touch of a button. All you need is your library card number to get started today! Click here to learn more.

Past Children’s Room Programs

Miss Jessica loved learning all about different types of pets with you during this Storytime Online!

Miss Felicia and Ruth the Bear got all dressed up for their unicorn-themed Storytime Online earlier this year!

Miss Stacey’s STEM Take & Makes have been a huge hit, including this kit all about the phases of the moon!

Families had a great time movin’ and groovin’ at this outdoor concert with Rockabye Beats!

During the pandemic, the Children’s Room distributed hundreds of book bundles to the children of Middleton!

These Joy Jar take & makes had everything needed to bring a little sunshine to the day!

Kids who participated in the Summer Reading Program 2021 got a Book Bestie to read to throughout the summer!

Marcos and Shon from Rockabye Beats rocked out at this virtual Construction Day fiesta on the library’s Facebook Live!

Social Media & More

Address

1 South Main St.
Middleton, MA 01949
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Library Hours

Monday: 10am - 8pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

(978) 774-8132
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