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

Move It, Shake It Monday! – October 21 at 10:30 AM

Move It, Shake It Mondays are the Topsfield Town Library’s lightly-structured playtime! Come stretch and dance with us, and then freeplay with our fun toys. Meet other local families and get social on a Monday morning!

Move It, Shake It Mondays are for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. No registration is required.

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Fall Storytime – October 22 at 10:30 AM

Come sing, craft, play, and listen to stories with Ms. Eileen! Registration required. Register on our online events calendar beginning on October 1.

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Move It, Shake It Monday! – October 28 at 10:30 AM

Move It, Shake It Mondays are the Topsfield Town Library’s lightly-structured playtime! Come stretch and dance with us, and then freeplay with our fun toys. Meet other local families and get social on a Monday morning!

Move It, Shake It Mondays are for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. No registration is required.

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Fall Storytime – October 29 at 10:30 AM

Come sing, craft, play, and listen to stories with Ms. Eileen! Registration required. Register on our online events calendar beginning on October 1.

 

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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