* Upcoming Children’s Events *


Homework HelpHomework Help Club
Tuesdays, 10/3 – 12/5 (no session 10/31)
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Children’s/Youth Department

Students in grades 3 to 5, do you need help with homework in Math, Reading or Cursive Writing? Ms. Frances Purcell is here to help you on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:30, beginning Oct.3. Sessions are limited to 6 students. Registration is a must!! Please call Mrs. Marini with questions, at 978-365-4160, ext. 5. This is a 9 week session! Ending December 5. NO Session October 31!

Session 1 -3: Reading Help

Session 4-6: Cursive Writing Help

  • Register for October 24
  • Register for November 11
  • Register for November 14

Session 7-9: Math Help

  • Register for November 21
  • Register for November 28
  • Register for December 5


Chess board and piecesAll Ages Chess Club
Thursday, October 5
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

Embroidery supplies (hoop and colorful thread)Embroidery Class for Juniors!
Wednesday, October 11
4:00 – 5:00 PM
For Ages 8-12

Children’s/Youth Department (2nd Floor)

Hello, Embroidery Stitchers!! Want to create an awesome seasonal apron this fall? Come and join Ms. Mary on Wednesdays, October 11November 8th, and December 13, from 4 to 5 pmafter schoolThis series is for children age 8 to 12. Beginner stitchers are welcome to join. You must be registered to attend! Please register online or call us 978-365-4160, ext. 5.

Register for October 11
Register November 8
Register December 13

Drama Improv Out of the Box Theatrical Methods for Enrichment“Spooky” Family Drama
Saturday, October 28
2:30 – 3:30 PM
Community Room

Join us for some “SPOOKY” Family Drama as we celebrate Halloween weekend!! Ms. Meredith Charles will be with us at 2:30 for some awesome spooktacular grins & giggles!! Door prize drawing, goodie bags and so much more!!

Register online or by calling us at 978-365-4160, ext. 5

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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