Children's Page


You've found it!

This page is your passport to fun for the world of the young!

On it you will find:

Unicorn rides (Okay, we got a little carried away...)
But take a peek at this jam-packed page!

2021 Children's Summer Reading Club

2021Children's Summer Reading Club

Begins Monday, June 21, 2021


This year, the wheel is back!

Click here for more details.

STEM Program: Piggy Banks


Monday, July 19, 2021 @ 3:00pm (rain date Tues. July 20)

In-Person Outdoors on the Library Patio

Ages 5 and over

Click here to register


Learn some basic financial skills while decorating a piggy bank!

With Ms. Casey

Masks are required.

The Truck Parade


Wed July 21, 2021 @ 11:00am (rain date Wed. July 28)

In-Person Outdoors

at the Maynard High School Field


Dear Kids:

If you come to the truck parade you'll:

a. Watch all your favorite trucks drive by in a big parade

b. Get free ice cream and ride in a hay wagon

c. Get your driver's license, okay not that but you'll get to wave to all the drivers

Social Distancing and masks are required!

Wildlife Encounters


Friday, July 30, 2021 @ 10:30 pm NEW DAY AND TIME!

In Memorial Park
Ages 4 and over

Click here to register.

Dear Kids: At the Wildlife Encounters program you'll get to:

a. See live animals including an African fox, a hedgehog, a bullfrog, and many more

b. Learn about all these interesting creatures

c. Ride on the back of an elephant, okay maybe not that but you might get to pet the hedgehog!

STEM Program: Rainforest


Mon Aug 2, 2021 @ 3:00pm

In-Person Outdoors on the Library Patio

Ages 5 and over

Click here to register


Learn about the rainforest and the animals that live there, and create a diorama!

With Ms. Casey

Masks are required!

Zora the Reading Dog

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Fridays @ 10:30, 10:40, & 10:50 am
On the Library Patio
Ages 6 & up.

Email Mr. Mark at or call 978-897-1010 x106 to register.

Zora won't read to you but you can read to Zora. Just email Mr. Mark at and he'll get you all set up to have your own ten minute session - just you and Zora. She doesn't care how well you read, she just wants to listen. If you don't have a dog you can have Zora, at least for ten minutes.

Outdoor Baby Storytime


Mondays @ 11am, June 21 - August 16

Outdoors on the Patio
Ages 0-2 years, older siblings welcome

Click here to register*

Baby Storytime is back and in-person! Sing songs, listen to stories, and act out rhymes at this virtual storytime for the youngest of library visitors!
Ages 0-2 years, older siblings welcome. With Ms. Casey

*This event will be outdoors or virtual via Zoom, weather dependent.

If held outdoors, it will occur on the patio to the right of the main entrance/book drop and attendees must practice social distancing and wear a mask.

In case of rain, storytime will be held via Zoom.

Registration is required, however, you only have to register once. 

Mr. Mark's Storytime (Outdoor Edition)


Tuesdays @ 10:30 am
In Memorial Park
Ages 3 & up.

Click here to register (you only have to register once)

A Classic Mr. Mark Storytime - outdoors in the park!


In person events...


...are slowly coming back! 

These programs will be held outdoors (weather dependent) this summer:

  • In-person Storytimes

  • Children's STEM Programs

  • Read to Zora


These programs will return when it is safe to do so:

  • Young Artist's Club & Tuesday Crafternoons

  • Toy Time

  • ​LEGO Club

Good Night Moon Mural

Upside Down Umbrella and Events Board

Children's Desk

Good Night Moon Mural


Photos of the Children's Department