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
  • Launchpad tablets, pre-loaded with STEM and early literacy games and activities
  • the Play Area, which features a sensory wall and early literacy computer
  • 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

 

 

Totally Tots in Topsfield
Monday, July 22
10:15 AM

CFCE returns to Topsfield Town Library  for storytime, play, and fun!

For information on other CFCE events, please visit: https://www.cfceofthenorthshore.com/ CFCE of the North Shore is funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

 

Summer Storytime
Tuesday, July 23
10:30 AM

Join Ms. Eileen for singing, stories, crafts, and more fun!

Register for Summer Storytime on our online calendar: https://topsfieldlibrary.org/about/calendar/

 

Drop In Crafts
Thursday, July 25
11:30 AM

Drop in and craft with us!  We’ll have different space-themed crafts throughout the summer, so stop by each time to make something new.

Warning: Some craft activities may contain choking hazards.

 

Lego Building Crew
Friday, July 26
1:00 PM

One of our most popular events returns to the library for Summer Vacation.

We’ll provide the Legos; you bring your imagination!

 

Totally Tots in Topsfield
Monday, July 29
10:15 AM

CFCE returns to Topsfield Town Library  for storytime, play, and fun!

For information on other CFCE events, please visit: https://www.cfceofthenorthshore.com/ CFCE of the North Shore is funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

 

Summer Storytime
Tuesday, July 30
10:30 AM

Join Ms. Eileen for singing, stories, crafts, and more fun!

Register for Summer Storytime on our online calendar: https://topsfieldlibrary.org/about/calendar/

 

Lego Building Crew
Friday, August 2
1:00 PM

One of our most popular events returns to the library for Summer Vacation.

We’ll provide the Legos; you bring your imagination!

 

 

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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