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Children’s Summer Reading!

Sign up and track your summer reading online using Beanstack!  We have lots of activities going on this summer! Click here to see our online calendar

Need Help Finding Those Summer Reading Books?  Questions About Beanstack? We can help!  Stop by the Children’s Desk or contact the Children’s Department at 978-674-1529 or by e-mail at

Need books?
You can call us at 978-674-1529 or fill out an online form.

You can also download e-books and e-audio books to download to your device. Yes, even for kids! Visit the MVLC Digital Library to access Libby/Overdrive. You will need your library card.

For more information about events in the Children’s Department, check out our Facebook page or visit the library’s calendar. 

The Youth Services Department has a YouTube channel!  We have uploaded storytimes, craft videos, and more!

Follow us on Social Media – Click on the icons to link to our Facebook and Instagram pages!

Children's Department Instagram Account

Comics Plus, by LibraryPass

Comics Plus, powered by LibraryPass, is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga to readers through school, public, and academic libraries.  You can access titles using a smartphone, tablet, or web browser, and can be downloaded to multiple devices. There is never a wait to read, all titles are unlimited access simultaneous use.

Caregivers, please note that YOU are responsible for monitoring what your child reads. Please make sure your child is reading content that is appropriate for their age group.

Black Lives Matter

For parents who are looking for a listed of antiracism and Black Lives Matter related topics, the Children’s Department has curated a list of suggested books to consider.

AWE Early Learning Stations!

Thanks to the generosity of the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation and a grant from the Digital Federal Credit Union, the Children’s Department now has two AWE early stations.  These learning stations are computers that are loaded with over 40 educational activities geared for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and early elementary school children. To learn more about the AWE stations stop by the Children’s Department.  We can’t wait to see you and your children!

Pebble Go

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-2 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas.

Muzzy Language DVDs and Muzzy Online

Does your child want to learn a new language?  Or is your child learning English as a Second Language?  MUZZY Online is an award-winning language program for children that provides a comprehensive, interactive, and fun way to learn a second language.  It features lessons, videos, interactive games and activities, and more!  The languages currently available are British English, American English, Spanish, Latin-American Spanish, Chinese (Pinyin), Korean (RR), French, German and Italian.  MUZZY Online can be found on the Electronic Resources Page under Youth Oriented Study or click here to check out this amazing resource.

Muzzy Online