Last day to enter Summer Reading raffle: Thursday, August 17th
build a better world - summer reading log in for grades four and under


stacks of books and general view of the children's floor
 
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 agrebinar@cwmars.org. 


stack of books with text "100 books of summer reading challenge"
Children participating in the Summer Reading program are invited to take on the 100 Books of Summer reading challenge sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Worcester! Read all 100 books on the list or mix and match with some of your own books then turn in your completed list to register for a pizza party on Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 pm. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409. Click these links to download page one and page two of the 100 books list. 


brightly colored tinker toys with text "tinkering tuesday"
Imagine, explore, and build! Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to attend Tinkering Tuesday on Tuesday, July 25th at 10:30 am. Tinkering Tuesday features creations with different materials and open-ended tinkering time for young engineers and their caregivers. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409. 


teddy bears with text "stuffed animal sleepover party"
Children ages 4 and up are invited to bring a stuffed animal to the library for a special pajama storytime on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30 pm. We'll share songs, stories, snacks, and a craft. Following storytime, stuffed animals are invited to stay at the library overnight for their own special after-hours party! We’ll be sharing the stuffed animal friends’ adventures and hijinks on our Facebook page, as well as with the children when they come in to pick up their stuffed animal the following day. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register.


woman knitting with pink thread and text saying
Children who know how to knit are invited to attend the drop-in knitting program on Wednesday, July 26th at 2:00 pm. No registration is required for this program. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.


picture of harry potter and hedwig with text "harry potter's birthday"
Children ages 6 and up are invited to drop in for a magical celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday on Monday, July 31st between 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. This birthday celebration will include a Harry Potter themed scavenger hunt and crafts. Pick up your first clue at the Children’s Room circulation desk and stop by the Baker Room for crafts. No registration is required for this program. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409. 


colorful tinkering equipment with text
Imagine, explore, and build! Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to attend Tinkering Tuesday on Tuesday, August 1st at 10:30 am. Tinkering Tuesday will feature creations with different materials and open-ended tinkering time for young engineers and their caregivers. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409.


baby in business suit with text
This baby means business! Join us for an afternoon matinee showing of Boss Baby on Tuesday, August 1st at 1:00 pm. Boss Baby is rated PG and tells the imaginative story of a new baby’s impact on a family told through the eyes of a seven year old named Tim and his new baby brother (Alec Baldwin) who arrived in a suit and with a mission. Children 17 and under are invited to attend – children under 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409.


Looking for a night out and a good laugh? The Parent’s Night Out book club features family- and parenting- themed fiction and non-fiction reads. We’ll be reading the hilarious and witty Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan for the meeting on Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:30 pm. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library. No registration is required. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.