children’s services

Programs

Dinosaur Planter Paint Party

Join Miss Stacey on Monday, May 23rd at 3:30PM for an afternoon of painting and fun! Each child will be provided with all the materials needed to paint their own mini plaster dinosaur planter. We will also be screening the much beloved classic movie The Land Before Time (G) while we paint. Registration is required!

In-Person Music Class with Rockabye Beats

Visit The Flint for a morning of singing and dancing with Rockabye Beats on Tuesday, May 24th at 11AM! Enjoy familiar tunes along with Rockabye Beats original jams, and learn a little bit of Spanish along the way! This program is ideal for children ages 0-6. Registration is required for this program as space is limited.

Music with Amy Chin of Sound Play

Dance, move, sing and groove on Monday, May 16th at 11AM with Amy Chin of Sound Play! Your little ones will enjoy a morning of exploring movement as they dive into dances, fingerplays, and music with Amy. This program is ideal for children ages 0-6. Registration is required as space is limited.

Movers and Shakers at the Flint

Enjoy playing with blocks, tunnels, hula hoops, and our mini ball pit on Monday mornings at 11AM!  We’ll play family-friendly music and have bells and shakers available for children who want to wiggle, shake, and make a bit of music. Registration is not required for these events. We hope to see you there!

Drop-In Creative Kids at the Flint

Drop in and enjoy creative time on Friday mornings at Flint Public Library! Use our variety of craft and art supplies to make any project that your imagination can come up with using the materials at hand. What will you create?

STEAM Take & Make: Tornado in a Jar

Learn a little bit about tornadoes and extreme weather with this take & make kit! This kit includes everything you need to make your own tornado in a jar, related activity pages, and more! Available while supplies last.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

 This free program builds your child’s vocabulary, increases reading readiness, and encourages empathy & bonding. Our goal is to help you achieve these benefits – all while winning prizes for achieving reading goals!

Virtual Music with MaryBeth Maes

Groove, dance, and sing along with MaryBeth Maes every other Thursday on our Facebook page. These performances are filled with music and movement, and they are pre-recorded, so they can be enjoyed again and again!

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.

Britannica School: Elementary

This free resource offers elementary school students access to easy-to-read articles, images and videos, and other learning materials on a variety of subjects including the animal kingdom, fine arts, language arts, science and mathematics, and more!

The Libby App by OverDrive

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! 

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!

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