* Upcoming Children’s Events *


iREAD Reading ProgramsSummer Reading Club Kick-Off!
Saturday, June 22
11 AM – 3 PM (Drop-In Event)
Ages: 10 months – 17 years
Children’s Room/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Join us today as we begin Summer Reading Club!! 2024 ADVENTURE Begins at Your Library: Read, Renew, Repeat!! Registration begins at 11:00!

Designed for all ages 10 mo. to 17 years. This year’s theme features the idea of conservation, protecting species from extinction, maintaining and restoring habitats. Not only is reading good for us, it is also a restorative method of self-improvement and self preservation. We will have fun programs throughout the day, raffles as well!! Can’t make it today, you may register any day the following week, June 25-29, during open hours. Questions please call us at 978-365-4160, ext.5

A pile of assorted LEGO bricksLEGO Club! Spin it to Win it!
Tuesday, June 25
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Ages: 5 – 10 Years
Children’s Room/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Hey, everyone!! LEGO CLUB for June is:

‘Spin it-TO-Win it! “Builder’s Choice” Brick Building competition!

Join us our theme this summer is ‘Adventure’, READ, RENEW, REPEAT!

Pre-registration is a must, call 978-365-4160, ext. 5 or register online.

***Don’t forget returning members, bring your membership cards with you!!

Awards and prizes for the most spectacular builds!!

Ages 5 – 10 Yrs.

Chess board and piecesAll Ages Chess & Checkers Club
Thursday, July 11
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Reading Room (1st floor)

Everyone is welcome to come to the library & find like-minded chess and checkers players.

No experience necessary, all ages & levels welcome!

Young children stacking blocks with each otherRomp ‘N Stomp
Fridays, July 12 & 19
10:00 – 10:30 AM
Ages: 10-24 months
Children’s/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Come back on Friday mornings, July 12th & 19th, from 10:00 to 10:30 for “ROMP ‘N STOMP” for 10 mos. to 24 mo. children and caregivers!! Just drop in!! Welcome the warm weather with songs, fingerplays, movement, free play, lots of toys and books! Play with new and old friends!! Today’s program will be held in the Community Room. Let the Stomp continue!!!


AWE Learning Systems

Stop by and try out our Early Literacy Station (for ages 2-8) or our AfterSchool Edge system (for ages 6-12).

Award-winning content provides hours of education and fun!!

AfterSchool Edge

AfterSchool Edge

The ideal solution for elementary & middle school-age children, the AfterSchool Edge is perfect for enrichment, intervention, homework help, and skill reinforcement. Young learners can continue to grow by extending their learning beyond the classroom.

– Designed for ages 6-12
– Aligned to academic standards
– Supports differentiated learning

Early Literacy Station

AWE’s flagship educational solution introduces young learners to age-appropriate, multi-curricular content that is both fun and engaging. With a focus on literacy, young learners develop skills early on that will prepare them for success in education and in life.

– Designed for ages 2-8
– Focused on early literacy skill development
– Enhances school readiness
– Available in English, Bilingual Spanish, or Bilingual French

Early Literacy Station


Library Cards

Children ages five and up are eligible for a library card. Stop by to fill out an application and check out some great books today! Adults will need to have a valid ID that has your current address printed on it, or a valid ID along with a piece of mail that has your current address.

Museum and Attraction Discount Passes

The Bigelow Free Public Library has purchased passes that offer free or reduced admission to many local museums and attractions. Check out our Passes page to learn more. Now you can reserve your pass online using our online reservation system!


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