Welcome to the Conant Public Library Children’s Room!
We are located on the top floor of the Conant Public Library. Our collection features a wide variety of board books, picture books, easy readers, juvenile fiction and non-fiction, as well as children’s movies and audiobooks.
Children are encouraged to have their own library card at their parent’s discretion. For more information about obtaining a library card, please see our circulation policies here: http://sterlinglibrary.org/policies_circulation.asp.
For more information on Children’s Services, please contact Alex Grebinar at 978-422-6409 or email@example.com.
On select Saturdays, children ages 5 & up can take BB8 for a spin! Enjoy an hour of free play with Sphero BB8 in the Baker Room (kit must stay in the library). Child must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older with a valid CWMARS library card to check out the BB8 kit. Library staff will not be present for use. Please call library (978) 422-6409 to schedule your session with BB8 or for more information.
Join us for Artopia, a new monthly art program for youth in grades 5 and up. Challenge your creativity each month with a different craft! This month’s meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30th at 6:30 pm and will feature embroidery thread friendship bracelets. Supplies and snacks provided. Registration is not required for this program. Please call (978) 422-6409 for more information.
Are you a parent who loves to read and talk about books? Let’s read some family – and parenting – themed fiction and non-fiction together! We will be reading Little Women by Louisa May Alcott for the meeting on Wednesday, April 5th at 6:30 pm. Books are available for checkout at the library. No registration is required – for more information, please call (978) 422-6409.
Spring in for this month’s meeting of the Picture Book Club! The Picture Book Club features beautifully illustrated picture books of all different genres to help encourage an early love of reading. The next meeting is on Thursday, April 6th at 2:00 pm. This month we will be reading The Curious Garden by Peter Brown. Youth in grades K through 2 are invited to read the book ahead of time and then join us for a snack and gardening themed activity. Books are available for check out at the library. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register.
Youth of all ages are invited to join us for a drop-in craft! This month’s drop-in craft will be held on Monday, April 10th from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm and feature a spring themed craft. No registration is required – staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist. For more information please call the library at (978) 422-6409.
Dough-n’t miss out! We’re hosting a drop-in playdough playdate on Thursday, April 13th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Children of all ages are invited to come and make their own playdough creations! No registration is required for this program. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.
Children are invited to attend our Drop-In LEGO Play All Day! On Tuesday, April 18th we’ll be hosting open LEGO play from 11 am to 5 pm. No registration is required. Please call (978) 422-6409 for more information.
Youth in grades 5 through 8 are invited to attend this month’s meeting of the Middle School Book Club! We will be reading the mystery novel Greenglass House by Kate Milford for the meeting on Wednesday, April 19th at 2:00 pm. Read the book ahead of time and then come to the meeting to discuss it and participate in a themed activity. Copies of the book are available for check out at the library. Registration is required - please call (978) 422-6409.
Join us in celebrating Earth Day by stopping in to our Recycled Materials Maker Day! On Thursday, April 20th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm we’ll be using recycled materials to create unique crafts. No registration is required; children ages 3 & up. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.
We will be hosting Kids Cook! This cookbook club is for youth in grades four and up. This month we will be making recipes from Complete Children's Cookbook, which is filled with colorful snacks, meals and desserts. Each participant chooses a different recipe from the book, prepares the dish at home, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food and good fun. Join us on Thursday, April 20th at 6:00 pm as we sample food from this cookbook filled with easy, delicious recipes and colorful pictures. Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout.Registration is required - please call 978-422-6409 to register.