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Working on a School Project? These sites might help!

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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Steve Blunt 10:30 am
Steve Blunt
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a morning of music with Steve Blunt, an award winning musician. Prepare to be entertained! Children and adults alike will enjoy listening to Steve’s songs and stories. Funded by the Lyceum Committee
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Story Time. We will be sharing stories and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Please Note: No food or drinks are allowed while stories are being read
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Oct 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-12 Cost: Free! When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers) Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Story Time. We will be sharing stories and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Please Note: No food or drinks are allowed while stories are being read
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Story Time. We will be sharing stories and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Please Note: No food or drinks are allowed while stories are being read
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The Snow White Happy Halloween Show 10:00 am
The Snow White Happy Halloween Show
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a special visit from Carole Finn-Weidman as she preforms The Snow White Happy Halloween Show. Children may wear costumes if they’d like to! Carole Finn-Weidman is a professional film, TV and theatre actress. Parties by Carole was founded in 1998. Carole performs over 20 different characters, including well-known princesses, fairy tale characters …
Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-12 Cost: Free! When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers) Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s …
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Musical Morning in Danvers 10:00 am
Musical Morning in Danvers
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music and movement are important at every stage of a child’s development and can be brought together in or fun, interactive program. Our programs include music with activities to future refine children’s fine and gross motor skills. Along with storytime and occasionally bubbles. No registration required! Funding by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Story Time. We will be sharing stories and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Please Note: No food or drinks are allowed while stories are being read
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Story Time. We will be sharing stories and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Please Note: No food or drinks are allowed while stories are being read
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up) 3:30 pm
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up)
Oct 30 @ 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 Book Uncle and Me. Light refreshments will be served. A …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week. Ages: 5-12 Cost: Free! When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers) Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s …