The Gleason Public Library is a warm and welcoming place for children of all ages. In addition to a large collection of picture books, board books, early readers, juvenile fiction, and nonfiction, the Library has children’s books on CD, book and audio kits, children's language learning, and DVDs. The children’s area provides two touch-screen computers and two iPads with games for young learners.
The staff of the children’s department provides support for school assignments as well as encouragement of unique and individual interests and inquiries. For those who need a recommendation, reader’s advisory is also available.
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT
- SUMMER READING 2015: EVERY HERO HAS A STORY
- Story times for children ages 0-6
- Book clubs for grades 1-4
- Seasonal and other special programs for children
- Suggested books to read to young children
Hey kids, do you have a fun or interesting collection that you would like to display? Nature objects? Key chains? Legos? Favorite books?
We would love to display your collection in our display case funded by the Friends of the Gleason Library. Displays change every about every two weeks to show different collections. Just drop by the Children’s room or call 978-369-4894 to register.
Current exhibit: Elephants Everywhere by Seiji Ma
NEW FOR KIDS
TumbleBooks eBooks for eKids (enter your library card number to log in from home): The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.