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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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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Apr 9 @ 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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Steve Blunt 10:30 am
Steve Blunt
Apr 13 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop In Any Time Between 10:00 – 11:30
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Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals 1:00 pm
Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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. Through thoughtful storytelling …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Story Hour 10:00 am
Story Hour
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at 10:00 for story hour every Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome. This session of story hour will end June 3. *Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read. Steve Blunt will be here …
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Library Lego Club (Call To Register) 3:30 pm
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Apr 30 @ 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 …