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Kids

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math (STEAM)

Tuesdays STEAM
Grades K-4
4:00-4:45 pm

January 24 Math scavenger hunt

January 31 Edible Craft-No Bake Sheep or Owl Cookies!

February 7: Make It With Legos!

February 14: Candy Sodoku

February 21: No STEAM

February 28: Skeleton Bridge Challenge!

 

Graphic Novel Book Club

Graphic Novel Book Group

Grades 5-8

Monday, February 6th at 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Books available in the Children’s Room today.
Eat snacks, make friends, and discuss this month’s selection: Wingbearer by Marjorie Liu.

 

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Tinker Time

Grades 5-8 are welcome
Monday January 30 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Introducing Arduino! Bring your laptop and let’s program using Arduino. Mr. Bill will help us learn about this exciting computer platform. Limited to eight people.

 

Art Club

Do you like art? Make friends; do art! Find your inner artist. Different projects each week.
Grades 5-8 are welcome
Wednesdays from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
at the library.

February 1: Self-guided art club. Using basic supplies, try to draw like Dr. Seuss! We’ll have samples ready for inspiration!

February 8: Flexible wire art!

February 15: Dot paint!

February 22: No art club

Pokemon

Grades K-5 welcome.
Monday February 27th from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
at the library.

Eat snacks, make friends, and do things Pokemon!  Please bring your phone, tablet, or laptop!

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Pre-School Community Connections

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signup for Library Program Email Lists

Pick a Pack Adventure Kits (geared to grades K-5)

Borrow for up to 3 weeks

(Must be picked up and returned in person to Richard Sugden Library Children’s Desk— please do not put them in the drop box.)

December and January Kits:

Here Kitty, Kitty

Snowy Days

Things With Wings

Jobs People Do

What’s inside?

Nonfiction books

Fiction books

Picture books

Movies

Activities (for you to keep)

 

 

Fun On-line Puzzles for Kids and Families

On-line puzzles created by Miss Amy. See all “Spencer MA Library”  kids puzzles. Puzzle # 1

 

 Puzzle #2

 Puzzle #3

 

Design your own kids puzzleClick the link. Then, at the top, right of the page, sign in, or sign up for your free account.  Make your puzzle and share it with your friends and family and us!

Virtual Imagination Station (Grades K-5)

Grammar Blast: Answer 10 questions and earn up to 100 game points. To play just choose a quiz below. Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, and Grade 5.

Typing Club: Learn typing for free!

NASA Kids Club: A place to play games and learn about NASA.

ABC Mouse Age of Learning’s award winning online curriculum includes 5000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities for ages 2-7+.

DK Findout: Fun information on lots of subjects!

Nickelodeon:  Find all your favorite Nick shows, videos and games.

Sesame Street: contains coloring pages, make-your-own story and games, featuring big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and friends!

Funology: Filled with magic tricks, secret codes, wacky facts, games, recipes, art and science!

Past Program Recordings and Slideshows

Unattended Child Policy

The responsibility for the safety of children in the library rests with the parent/caregiver: not with library personnel. Children 10 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver while in the library. The parent or caregiver must be in the immediate vicinity of and in visual contact with the child, (see librarian for the complete policy).