Children

* Upcoming Children’s Events *

 


Assorted craft supplies (yarn, buttons, scissors, ribbon, tissue paper, beads, sequins, needles, thread, etc.) spread out on a table.Krafty Kidz!!
Tuesday, February 20th
10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Ages: 3-16
Children’s/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Join us in the Children’s/Youth Dept. from 10:30 to 2:30 for “Krafty Kidz” Drop-In Event! This is for children and youth age 3 to 16.  Children under 10 MUST be accompanied by an adult.  Call 978-365-4160, ext. 5, if you have any questions!!


 

Noah's Ark Animal WorkshopTeddy Bear Workshop
Wednesday, February 21st
10:30 – 11:30 AM

Ages: 5 – 8
Community Room

Who loves Teddy Bears?? We DO!! Join us to build your own bear with the help of “Noah’s Ark” Teddy Bear kits!! We will meet from 10:30 to 11:30! You will select a bear, hand-stuff your furry friend, place a Wish Star inside, zip and lock them up. Then choose a blankie to wrap them up in to take home. All materials are included. Refreshments as well!! You must be preregistered to attend!! This program is for children age 5 to 8.  To register, please call us at 978-365-4160, ext. 5 or register online.


 


Pink embroidered heart with red button eyes and a gold embroidered smile.Embroidery POP-UP Junior Session
Thursday, February 22nd
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Ages: 10 – 14
Children’s/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Junior stitchers!! Join us from 1:00 to 2:30 pm in the Youth Dept. as we complete a new embroidery project for “I LOVE MY LIBRARY” Month!!

This class is for ages 10-14 and participants should  have some sewing experience!!! If you have any questions, call Ms. Mary at 978-365-4160, ext. 5. Registration is required for this class and space is limited!! Please register online or call us at 978-365-4160, ext. 5


 


Assorted lego bricksLego Club – Winter Sports
Friday, February 23rd
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Ages: 5 – 12
Children’s/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Hey, everyone!! LEGO CLUB for February is : “WINTER SPORTS”. Join us from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for our Brick Building Competition!! 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!!  Think ski jumps, snowboarding, luge… let your imaginations think and create!! This club is for children age 5 to 12. Awards and prizes for the most spectacular builds!!


 

Various board games and pieces are shown (dice, dominoes, chess pieces, sticks, pawns, chips, game boards, playing cards, etc.)Board Games After School
Tuesday, February 27th
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Ages: 4 – 14
Children’s/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Visit the library to play the board games from our collection and make new friends. Enjoy light snacks while playing the games. 

*Children younger that 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult.*


 


Chess board and piecesAll Ages Chess Club
Thursday, March 7th
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Reading Room

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

No experience necessary, all ages & levels welcome.

Please register online for this event.






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

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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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