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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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us as we sing and dance our hearts out! Fun filled hour of storytime with music and movement! For families with children birth and up! Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore
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Bingo! 9:00 am
Bingo!
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Ages 5-11 Drop in to join in on a few bingo games! We will be alternating between Money Bingo (a fun way to review counting money) and Telling Time Bingo (a fun way to review telling time) Prizes awarded!
Rolie Polie Guacamole 11:00 am
Rolie Polie Guacamole
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rolie Polie Guacamole lays claim to being one of the hardest working bands in kids’ music, and that just might be true. They’ve released six albums and played well over 2000 shows nationwide since hitting the boards with their fist performance in 2007, receiving top picks from Boston.com, Time Out NY Kids, and Time Out …
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Summer Craft Days 10:00 am
Summer Craft Days
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop in to the Children’s Room to make a craft, while supplies last.
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Aug 8 @ 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 …
Campfire and Star Party 7:30 pm
Campfire and Star Party
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a campfire, featuring musician Steve Blunt, and a “star party” with the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club at Endicott Park, 57 Forest St Danvers MA. All ages welcome.
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Summer Craft Days 10:00 am
Summer Craft Days
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop in to the Children’s Room to make a craft, while supplies last.
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Jungle Jim’s Ballooniverse of Stories 1:30 pm
Jungle Jim’s Ballooniverse of Stories
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
A Ballooniverse of Stories is Jungle Jim’s newest show! This amazing space-themed balloon magic show features Jungle Jim at his best! Famous for his balloon-making, superhero-training, Star-Wars-loving ways, Jim has packed this show with excitement! He does it all in this program, mixing in some awesome balloon magic, rocket propulsion science, the moon landing, Star …
Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us as we sing and dance our hearts out! Fun filled hour of storytime with music and movement! For families with children birth and up! Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore
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Summer Craft Days 10:00 am
Summer Craft Days
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop in to the Children’s Room to make a craft, while supplies last.
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Aug 22 @ 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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Rockets: There and Back Again [call to register] 10:30 am
Rockets: There and Back Again [call to register]
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Become a rocket scientist! Join us for a 50 minute hands-on workshop in which participants engineer, launch and return vehicles for an imaginary space journey. The activities will challenge you to design, build and test balloon rockets and re-entry parachutes. Learn to think creatively, tap into your own ingenuity, all while exploring the science behind …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Aug 29 @ 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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