Summer Reading Program 2016
Summer Reading had begun at the Pollard Library! Fun activities will include: Sciencetellers, 4th of July Celebration, Coding with Minecraft, Silly Olympics, On Your Mark, Get Set....Go!, On Your Mark, Get Set...Dance!, Summer Lego Club, and much more! For more information, please check our events page. Also, check out our children's sports Pinterest board below to celebrate our summer reading theme: On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!
Battle of the Books - Summer 2016
This summer to celebrate our summer reading theme: "On Your Mark, Get Set . . . Read!" kids and teens voted on a total of 16 books in the form of a sports tournament. Over the course of four weeks kids and teens voted for their favorite books and finally narrowed it down to an ultimate winner: Smile by Raina Telgemeier. Congratulations to our winner for the Battle of the Books Summer of 2016!
Wear your PJs to the library for a special evening story time! We will be reading stories and singing songs with Twickety, the friendly bedtime monster. For children ages 3-7. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk or by calling 978-674-1529. You can also check our events page for dates and times for this program here.
Did you know that the Children's Department has a collection of kids books in languages other than English? We also just recently added a small collection of children's books in Arabic to this section.
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!
Our Television Premier!
The Early Childhood Advisory Council of Lowell is excited to announce the premiere of its “Early Connections” program. This magazine-style show is designed to give parents of children ages from birth through 3 years important information and ideas about their child’s education and health. Currently the program is airing on Lowell Public School’s LET22. The library’s children’s department is featured in the first program. You might see some familiar faces making their small screen debuts! In addition to featuring the library this episode also highlights South Bay Early Intervention. Click here to learn more about LET22 and the Early Connections program.
New Materials Spotlight
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 Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, 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.