Kids

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Working on a School Project? These sites might help!

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Search the Peabody Institute LIbrary, Danvers children’s collection. Especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. By INFOTRAC. 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.

Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

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.

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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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
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Library Lego Club 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club
Apr 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! Activities will include free build, themes and instructional design. All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room till the following week. The club will begin Thursday, February 5, 2015. Ages: 5-12 years old Cost: Free! When: Most Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Registration: Required, …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
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Library Lego Club 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club
Apr 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! Activities will include free build, themes and instructional design. All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room till the following week. The club will begin Thursday, February 5, 2015. Ages: 5-12 years old Cost: Free! When: Most Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Registration: Required, …
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Let’s Make Some Music! With Alissa Coates 10:00 am
Let’s Make Some Music! With Alissa Coates
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Let's Make Some Music! With Alissa Coates
Alissa is a teacher with a fundamental knowledge of music and a love for making music inclusive and fun for all ages. Join Alissa for a fun, engaging musical performance as she engages children with common early elementary themes including animals, counting, weather and sounds.   Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of …
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Hoopoe Mirth, Mime and Magic 11:00 am
Hoopoe Mirth, Mime and Magic
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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. Peabody Institute Library, Danvers Funded by the …
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Library Lego Club 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club
Apr 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! Activities will include free build, themes and instructional design. All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room till the following week. The club will begin Thursday, February 5, 2015. Ages: 5-12 years old Cost: Free! When: Most Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Registration: Required, …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
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Library Lego Club 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club
Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! Activities will include free build, themes and instructional design. All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room till the following week. The club will begin Thursday, February 5, 2015. Ages: 5-12 years old Cost: Free! When: Most Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Registration: Required, …
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