Kids

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Working on a School Project? These sites might help!
crcatalog
Search the Peabody Institute Library, Danvers children’s collection.
KidsInfobits
Especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. By INFOTRAC.
NovelistK8
The features of Novelist directed towards children’s and young adult books. By EBSCO.
Cool Links for Kids and Parents
Educational

Teach Your Monster to Read – The groundbreaking game that makes learning to read fun.

Coolmath4kids.com — Try this site for math games and lessons.

Dinosphere — This site provides an exciting and extraordinary dinosaur learning experience from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Books and Literature

StoryPlace — This interactive website provides a virtual storytime experience for both pre-school and elementary school-aged children.

Other Fun Stuff!

Funology — A site about the “science” of having fun with games and experiments.

Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation (FFFBI) — Animal agents at the FFFBI are fighting for truth, justice and stuff like that! Solve interactive mysteries, file field reports, and more.

Invention Dimension — Want to know more about inventions? Or do you think you already know quite a bit? Test your knowledge here.

Book Plates at My Home Library — Personalize your books with these cool bookplates.

Parents and Teachers

Surfing the Net with Kids — “Surfing the Net” is designed to help parents help their kids find a safe place to play on the net. There’s a little of everything here: reviews, games, activities and more.

FBI Safe Online Surfing

Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site — This site is a collection of reviews of great books for kids along with activities, curriculum ideas and more. Carol Hurst is a nationally known storyteller, lecturer and author.

Events for Kids at the Library
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Story Hour 10:00 pm
Summer Story Hour
Jul 3 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
We will be sharing stories, songs and Play-Doh each week, outside on the library lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a chair if you’d like. In the case of inclement weather, story hour will be held in the Children’s Room and we will substitute a craft for the Play-Doh.
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Story Hour 10:00 pm
Summer Story Hour
Jul 17 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
We will be sharing stories, songs and Play-Doh each week, outside on the library lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a chair if you’d like. In the case of inclement weather, story hour will be held in the Children’s Room and we will substitute a craft for the Play-Doh.
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Hoopoe 10:30 am
Hoopoe
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Hoopoe (aka Chris Yerlig) blends pantomime comedy, movement illusions, sleight of hand magic tricks and balloon wizardry, that will leave everyone smiling. A highly amusing and imaginative performance, full of surprises and opportunities for audience participation. This is the show that Chris has taken all over the world.
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up) 3:30 pm
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up)
Jul 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
For Students in grades 4-6 Registration Required 978-774-0554 Join us for our first MCBA Book Club, featuring the 2018 booklist. We will be meeting once a month to discus one of the 25 books on the list. For our first meeting we will be discussing Wolf Hollow. Light refreshments will be served. A fun activity …
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Story Hour 10:00 pm
Summer Story Hour
Jul 24 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
We will be sharing stories, songs and Play-Doh each week, outside on the library lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a chair if you’d like. In the case of inclement weather, story hour will be held in the Children’s Room and we will substitute a craft for the Play-Doh.
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Summer Lego Club 10:00 am
Summer Lego Club
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-15 Cost: FREE! When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00. Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday …
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Lindsay’s Puppet Pals 10:30 am
Lindsay’s Puppet Pals
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Lindsay brings her larger than life Puppet Pals to child and family audiences across New England. Filled with silliness, active audience engagement, and unique, memorable characters, this series of charming short stories will delight the young and the young at heart! Ideal for ages 3-8.