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To reach the Children's Room, send an email to: childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

Try out these two Databases: 

BookFlix
Learning to Read, then Reading to Learn
Thematically paired fiction and nonfiction titles are designed to bridge learning-to-read and reading-to-learn. Animated classic storybooks introduce early learners to the delights of reading while sparking curiosity, creating a natural springboard into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery. 

Scholastic Teachables—worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! Formerly known as Scholastic Printables, we offer printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

 

Storytimes

We offer a Mother Goose on the Loose storytimes for infants, as well as storytimes for 2-3 year-olds and 4-5 year-olds. 

Programs

Click here to see the variety of programs that we offer for children of all ages, including book groups, movie nights, and early release day performances.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Reading to your child is an excellent way to build pre-reading skills and help your child get ready for school - and it's fun, too!
Register for our online program here

 

Latest News

It's Bookplate Time!

Sep. 7, 2021

Harvard kids hugely surpassed the 400,000 minute community summer reading goal: the final community reading total is 559,670 minutes!!!!!  WOW!!!

Did you earn a bookplate for reading 30 hours or more?  See the information below about bookplates...

End of Summer Reading and Bookplates!

Aug. 18, 2021

What a summer it is has been!  The last day of summer reading is Thursday, August 19, and Harvard kids have hugely surpassed the 400,000 minute community reading goal.  The final community reading total is 536,017 minutes!!!!!  WOW!!!

Keep reading for information about bookplates...