Scientellers' "Dragons and Dreams" Halloween program was the highlight of our Fall Festival this year!
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.
We had SO much fun at our summer reading vacation programs at the Pollard Library! Fun activities included: Wild Heroes, Super Hero Training, Mad Scientist Lab, Junior Detective Club, Lego Club, 4th of July Celebration and much more!
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.
New Special Needs Titles
We just added some new special needs titles to our parenting collection:
Bondy, Andy. Teaching Social Skills to People with Autism
Couwenhoven, Terri. The Boys' Guide to Growing Up
Couwenhoven, Terri. The Girls' Guide to Growing Up
Delmolino, Lara. Essential First Steps for Parents of Children with Autism
Hale, Natalie. Down Syndrome Parenting 101
Krouk-GOrdon, Dafna. Moving Out: A Family Guide to Residential Planning for Adults with Disabilities
Lindsay, Leslie A. Speaking of Apraxia: A Parents' Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Palmieri, Mark J. Feeding Your Child with Autism
Wong, Adonya. In My Mind: The World Through the Eyes of Autism
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.