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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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Super-Cold Science 10:30 am
Super-Cold Science
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Amazing things happen when matter changes temperature. With the help of a Museum educator and an intensely cold liquid, participants experience the remarkable changes in size, form, and behavior that occur when a variety of objects and substances are super-cooled.
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Library Lego Club 10:00 am
Library Lego Club
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! This free program is for children ages 5-12*. All LEGO structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Registration is required and opens on Monday morning for that week’s program. Call the library at 978-774-0554 to sign up your child! …
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Drop In Crafts 10:00 am
Drop In Crafts
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a craft! All ages are welcome. While supplies last.
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Let’s Make Some Music! With Alissa Coates 10:00 am
Let’s Make Some Music! With Alissa Coates
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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.
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Library Lego Club 10:00 am
Library Lego Club
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! This free program is for children ages 5-12*. All LEGO structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Registration is required and opens on Monday morning for that week’s program. Call the library at 978-774-0554 to sign up your child! …
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Drop In Crafts 10:00 am
Drop In Crafts
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a craft! All ages are welcome. While supplies last.
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MCBA Book Club (Call to Signup) 3:30 pm
MCBA Book Club (Call to Signup)
Aug 16 @ 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. This month we will be discussing Greenglass House by Kate Milford What is the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award? …
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Library Lego Club 10:00 am
Library Lego Club
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! This free program is for children ages 5-12*. All LEGO structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Registration is required and opens on Monday morning for that week’s program. Call the library at 978-774-0554 to sign up your child! …
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Drop In Crafts 10:00 am
Drop In Crafts
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a craft! All ages are welcome. While supplies last.
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Trevor the Juggler 11:00 am
Trevor the Juggler
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Cape Code native Trevor Pearson has been juggling professionally for over 18 years, performing and instructing throughout New England and beyond.
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Library Lego Club 10:00 am
Library Lego Club
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come join us for a morning of building and fun! This free program is for children ages 5-12*. All LEGO structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Registration is required and opens on Monday morning for that week’s program. Call the library at 978-774-0554 to sign up your child! …
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