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. 


bright yellow and red fall leaves with text "fall festival of books - september 21st"
 
Fall into a good book! Children in grades 1 - 3 are invited to come and learn about hot new releases at the Fall Festival of Books on Thursday, September 21st at 2:00 pm. We’ll also read stories, eat a snack, and make a book themed craft. Registration is required.



 
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join us for drop-in LEGO Freebuild on Thursday, September 28th between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Caregiver supervision is required for children ages 9 and under. No registration is required for this program.


sewing needle through fabric with text

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join instructor Cathie Ryan in a 4-week beginner's sewing programKids will complete one project each week, including a scented sachet, needle book, strawberry pin cushion, and a drawstring pouch. All supplies will be provided and no sewing experience is needed. Classes meet Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm beginning on October 3rd. Registration is required.



 
The Parent’s Night Out book club will be reading Confessions of a Domestic Failure by Bunmi Laditan for the meeting on Wednesday, October 4th at 6:30 pm. Confessions of a Domestic Failure is a humorous novel following Ashley, a young woman who has changed from a career woman to a stay-at-home mom and is struggling to navigate the modern world of “perfect moms.” No registration is required. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.


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Children in grades K through 2 are invited to join us for the next meeting of the Picture Book Club on Thursday, October 19th at 4:00 pm. This month we’ll be reading Fright Club by Ethan Long. Read the book ahead of time then join us for a snack, book discussion and themed activity. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. Registration is required.


friendly little ghost with text
 
Get in the Halloween spirit with some not-so-spooky stories! The Conant Public Library is offering two sessions of Not-So-Spooky Storytime: Tuesday, October 24th at 2:00 pm for children ages 3 & up and Wednesday, October 25th at 10:30 am for children ages 18 months & up. Registration is required.


spooky treats from the book
 
Children in grades 3 and up are invited to join us for a spooky edition of Kids Cook on Thursday, October 26th at 2:00 pm. Make and bring a recipe to share from Ghoulish Goodies, eat some spooky treats, and listen to some scary stories. Copies of the cookbook are available at the library for check out. Registration is required.

Youth Services Wish List
White Glue (Liquid)
Glue Sticks
Cans of Plain White Shaving Cream
Food Coloring (All Colors)
Sealable Plastic Bags (Sandwich and Portion Size)
Tempera Paint (All Colors)
Colored Duct Tape
Cardstock Multiple Colors
Gems for Gluing
Stickers
Buttons
Contact paper

Gift Cards to Michaels, Wal-Mart or the Dollar Tree