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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Steve Blunt 10:30 am
Steve Blunt
Feb 5 @ 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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Winter Story Hour 10:00 am
Winter Story Hour
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning January 8. We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week All ages are welcome This session of story time will end March 13th Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read ***Please note: …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 7 @ 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 …
Art’s Cool: Bird Feeder Scene Collage (Call To Register) 6:30 pm
Art’s Cool: Bird Feeder Scene Collage (Call To Register)
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
For Ages 8-12 Join us in welcoming Deb Folsom, from Art’s Cool in Middleton, as she leads a class in designing, and creating a Bird Feeder Scene Collage. Art’s Cool encourages individual artistic expression and fosters creative confidence through a variety of fine art classes and creative art programs in a nurturing, enjoyable environment. Be …
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Musical Mornings in Danvers 10:00 am
Musical Mornings in Danvers
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore
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Winter Story Hour 10:00 am
Winter Story Hour
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning January 8. We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week All ages are welcome This session of story time will end March 13th Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read ***Please note: …
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Winter Story Hour 10:00 am
Winter Story Hour
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning January 8. We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week All ages are welcome This session of story time will end March 13th Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read ***Please note: …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 14 @ 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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Leftover Craft Day 10:00 am
Leftover Craft Day
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop In Any Time Between 10:00 – 11:30
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Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals 10:00 am
Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Lindsay Aucella’s program is a series of short stories/skits starring Lindsay and one life-sized puppet at a time. Her comedic animation and timing, high energy, and uncanny knack for silly voices electrifies young crowds. Lindsay believes the visual and interactive nature of puppetry can access the imaginations of even the youngest children. Though thoughtful storytelling …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 21 @ 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 Mornings in Danvers 10:00 am
Musical Mornings in Danvers
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore
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Winter Story Hour 10:00 am
Winter Story Hour
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning January 8. We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week All ages are welcome This session of story time will end March 13th Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read ***Please note: …
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Winter Story Hour 10:00 am
Winter Story Hour
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning January 8. We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week All ages are welcome This session of story time will end March 13th Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read ***Please note: …
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up) 3:30 pm
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up)
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 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 It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel. Light refreshments will be served. …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 28 @ 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 …