New Books for Children

Upcoming Children's Programs

Storytime at the Community Center

May 18, 2022 10:30 am

Join us at the Community Center

Tinkering Tuesday

May 24, 2022 7:30 am

Check for a video on the library’s facebook page at 7:30 AM.

Storytime at the Community Center

May 25, 2022 10:30 am

Join us at the Community Center

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childrensroom-1Children’s Storytime
Check out our facebook page for recorded storytimes with Miss Vicki!

Storytimes take place on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. Check with the Children’s department for location.


Children's 2021 Summer Reading Program

Check out the library’s facebook page for details about summer reading for kids! To register with READsquared to keep track of your child’s reading and to access games follow this link:


Introducing Playaway Launchpads! Pre-Loaded Learning Tablets. Stop by the Children’s Department to play with one while you’re at the library or check one out and bring it home! Choose from: All About It! (Critical Thinking for Ages 3-5, Pre-K to K), All Revved Up! (Transportation for Ages 3-5, Pre-K to K), In English! En Espanol! (Spanish for Ages 3-5,  Pre-K to K), Math Sticks! (Math for Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), Number the Stars! (STEAM for Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), Out of Orbit! (Science Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), Smithsonian: All Things Animal!  (English Language Arts for Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5), and When Pugs Fly! (Animals for Ages 5-7, Grades K-2). Thank you to Elise Weronik for her generous donation.



About the Lucia K. Ginter Children's Room

gettingbooks-1The children’s room, located on the lower level, serves children from birth through 6th grade and their families.

For our youngest readers, still learning to turn pages, check out board books. Also, check out our TREET bags.

All ages are invited to browse our picture book bins, fiction shelves and audio books. You will find entertaining, informative, and beautiful stories.

Early readers will find leveled easy readers to strengthen their new skill.

Confident readers will find the nonfiction section useful for informational reading or to support school projects.

On our Parent shelf, parents can find books on topics from potty training to teenagers.

Recent Announcements

Build a Fairy Garden

It takes a village to build a Fairy Garden. Build a fairy garden for display at Levi E. Coe! Join the Friends and build a Fairy Garden for display in our Shakespeare Garden. Call the library to sign up to make a garden 860-349-3857. Residents, civic organizations, seniors, Scouts, readers! We need you to make Read more >

Radiant Child Yoga

Yoga will take place at the Community Center on Saturdays at 10:30 AM. This yoga class is for children ages 3-8 and their adults. Classes are led by Angela Apuzzo and are for 30-45 minutes. Please bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Call or stop by the children’s department to register.

Lawn Games

Don’t forget about our lawn games including Bocce, Cornhole, Croquet, Curling, Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, Giant Dominoes, Giant Jenga, Horseshoes, Jumbo Foam Dice, Kan Jam, Ladder Toss, Lawn Bowling, Magnetic Darts, Ping Pong, Ring Toss, Scoop Ball, and Washer Toss. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.