Children

New Books for Children

Upcoming Children's Programs

Let's Get Physic-al

June 30, 2022 10:30 am

Sign ups will take place on the library’s facebook page.

Taste Test Tuesday

July 5, 2022 7:30 am

Sign up on the library’s facebook page.

Radiant Child Yoga

July 5, 2022 10:30 am

No need to register; just drop in.

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Storytimes

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: http://levicoe.readsquared.com/Login.aspx

Launchpads

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

CT Summer at the Museum 2022–Free Admission for Kids

It’s back! From July 1st to September 5th, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. Before you visit, check each participant’s website for specific program details and ticket availability. Click on the following link for Read more >

First Annual Fairy Garden Village

Located in the Library’s Shakespeare Garden. The village will be on display outside from June 25th-July 9th. Sponsored by the Friends of the Levi E. Coe Library.

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.