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The happiest room in the library!

SPL Childrens Room

No matter what your age, everyone smiles when they visit our Children's Room. There are lots of worlds to be explored. Our cheerful staff is happy to lend a hand to help you find what you are looking for, or offer recommendations for something new to read.
We offer programs to suit all ages from Infants to Teens; storytimes and book clubs, as well as crafts, puppet shows, games and more! Check our monthly calendar for upcoming events. Each time you visit the Children's Room a magical journey awaits. Come join the fun!
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Childrens storytimes for Fall

Registration Now Open for Children's Book Clubs

We're excited to announce the return of our Children's Book Clubs! We offer three book clubs for various age groups K-6: Eager Readers (K-1)Bookworms (Gr.2-3); and Massachusetts Children's Book Awards (MCBA) (Gr.4-6). The clubs meet throughout the school year and will read one book each month before getting together at the library with Mrs. Carmichael to discuss what they have read. For more information on each specific book club and to register, click on the book club name. Space is limited. Once you have signed up, you are registered through April.

 Preschool Storytime Starts Soon

preschool storytime

Two sessions:

Thursdays starting September 22, 1:00-2:00

OR Fridays starting September 23, 10:00-11:00

Join Mrs. Carmichael (and on Thursdays Miss Lea from the Sandwich Partnership for Families) for some stories, songs, fingerplays, a craft, and more! We will meet out on the patio if the weather permits (no rain). Bring chairs or a blanket! 

Ages 3.5 to 5. Space is limited. Click on the date for the session you'd like and it will bring you to the registration portal. Once you have signed up for the first story time you are signed up for 8 weeks.

 Toddler Time Starts September 21st

toddler storytime

Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11 am

Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and playtime.

We will meet on the patio (weather permitting).

Recommended for ages 18 months to 3.5 years.

No registration required

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sandwich Public Library

Science Saturday

Previous Science Saturdays episodes are available to watch anytime

 Fun links for kids and parents to checkout
NEW! - PebbleGo - Animals and Biographies information for Children in Kindergarten to 3rd Grade
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Kanopy Kids

After you create an account and login, click on Go To Kanopy Kids on the upper right to start watching. You can enjoy unlimited plays of videos in the Kanopy Kids collection.

(Kanopy has access to the Sesame Street Collection available) 

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Sora app

Check out OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks for Kids by clicking above. Another option is using Sora through your school. Click here to learn more about Sora.


Click above for Novelist K-8 Plus to view children's book information, author and title read-alikes, and much more.










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