Please note – Due to Covid-19 concerns, all programming and events at the Wareham Free Library have been cancelled until further notice. 

Weekly Virtual Children’s Story Time

Archived Videos/Activities

This week’s theme: Squirrels

Miss Marcia brings you this week’s Children’s Story Time, featuring a read of “That Pup!” by Lindsay Barrett George.
Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for squirrel, she does some squirrel music fun, and talks about a squirrel-themed craft.
Miss Marcia highlights the children’s series “Stink” by Megan McDonald and “Ivy & Bean” by Annie Barrows for third graders

Activities For Kids

Link to Squirrel paper coloring craft (PDF – For craft – See second video above at the 3:30 mark for instructions)
Link to Acorn paper coloring craft (PDF – For craft, to hold paper together)

Link to A is for Acorn Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Friendly Squirrel Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Gray Squirrel Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids

Link to Information About Squirrels (From Discovery Kids)
Link to Information About Eastern Gray Squirrels (From National Geographic)
Link to Information About the Worlds Largest Squirrel – The Giant Indian Squirrel (From The Dodo)
Link to Homemade Pinecone Bird Feeder (From the Audubon Society)
Link to Stink Moody Website (Online/Virtual Activities for Children)

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From the Wareham Public Schools

For Elementary School Students  Video of Sylvia the Puppet Learns Remotely (by Mary Wilson)

For Elementary School Students – Video of Sally the Puppet Talking About Going Back To School (by Mary Wilson)

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Chess Club

Due to Covid-19 concerns, the chess club meetings have been cancelled until further notice. For more information, contact reference/outreach librarian Steven Miller at 508-295-2343 x1012.

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Links for Children/Teens

Reading Rockets – Literacy resources for parents, teachers and kids of all ages
Red Fish Soup – Games and activities that are fun and recreational. Great for pre-literate toddlers!
PBS Kids! – Watch full episodes of your favorite PBS shows, explore music, art and play games with all your favorite characters.
Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac – Anita Silvey’s online almanac of recommended books.  A relevant children’s book is featured for each day of the year.
Teen Book Finder App – Find your next read using the YASLA app
Novelist – Great source for ‘What do I read next?’