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.*

 

**The Children’s Room will close early at 4 PM on Friday, May 24 for scheduled maintenance.**

 

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

Download the May Children’s Room Events by clicking here!

 

Tri-Town Tune In!
Thursday, May 23
10:00-11:00am

This fun-filled playgroup focuses on early literacy through engaging music and exciting stories! No registration is required; just come on in to have a blast! For children birth and up with a parent/caregiver. This program is run by Coordinated Family Community Engagement (CFCE) of the North Shore, which is funded by the CGCE grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools. For more information, visit CFCE’s website.

 

**The Children’s Room will close early at 4 PM on Friday, May 24 for scheduled maintenance.**

 

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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