Children’s Room

The Children’s Room offers resources and activities for babies, toddlers, and kids through approximately age 11.

 

*Please be aware that the Children’s Room closes 10 minutes before the rest of the library.*

 

In the Children’s Room, you will find:

  • books & graphic novels
  • audiobooks/Playaways
  • DVDs & Blu-Rays
  • the Play Area, which features a sensory wall
  • The Zone, a space for patrons ages 8-12 to work on homework, hang out, and use computers
  • Topsfield Reverie, a mural painted by David Fichter, which depicts scenes in Topsfield using local landmarks.

 

Upcoming Events

Fall Storytime will begin in October. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook for announcements!

 

Library Policies:

  • Internet Policy – Please be conscious of our computer use rules and internet policy.
  • Unattended Child Policy – Please be aware of our rules regarding unattended children. Children under nine years of age should be accompanied by an adult while in the library.
  • Behavior Policy – Please be sure that your child is aware of rules regarding behavior at the library, and honors these rules while in the building.

Helpful Links:

  • Common Sense Media – Reviews media for age appropriateness based on violence, sex, language, positive messages, and more.
  • Storyline Online – Celebrities like William Daniels, Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, and James Earl Jones read storybooks aloud, accompanied by videos of the story.
  • Scholastic Reading Suggestions – Reading suggestions by age and topic. Perfect for when you need suggestions but don’t know where to start!

 

 

 

Contact the Children’s Room at childrensroom@topsfieldlibrary.org

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