Children’s events

story timeStorytimes are held at 10:30 a.m. on the first three Tuesdays of each month.

NEW! Yoga class for kids ages 2 to 5: weekly on Fridays at 10:30 am through March 24 (no class on February 24). Tara Schroeder leads this playful time for kids and parents and caregivers. Thanks to Friends of Cook Memorial Library for sponsoring this program.

Join one of our Reading Clubs:

  • RATs (Read-A-Thons): reading club and pizza for 8-11 year-olds. The next meeting will be in February 13 at 5 pm. The book this time is The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan. Call us to let us know you’re coming, 323-8510.
  • Bibliomaniacs: reading club for ages 11 and up. The next meeting will be in March, when we’ll be reading an assortment of manga.

Summer Reading Program: Our 2016 “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” Summer Reading Program has wrapped up. Read about what we did at And check back next year, when our theme will be “Build a Better World.”

Legos and More Club for school-age kids (kindergarten and up): First two Wednesdays of each month through June, 3:45-4:45 pm.

Coming in March 2017: Maker Challenge: Mousetrap Cars for kids in grades 4-6, Tuesdays from 3:45-5:00, 5 sessions beginning March 7 ending on April 4. A hands-on tech (STEM) program for kids in cooperation with 4-H. Program will feature making, testing, improving, then racing mousetrap cars. Regional race with other area clubs will take place in Meredith on Saturday, April 8. Stop in the library to sign up, class is limited to 12.

Museum Passes: Friends of Cook Memorial Library provide passes for two nearby, family-friendly museums, the Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm and Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Call or stop in the library to request a museum pass.

New baby?

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Baby Bags

Books and more for kids

Check out our new items for kids!

Find narrated e-books, e-books and mp3 audiobooks from NH Downloadable Books (Use your library card number to sign in.)

Find reading lists and suggestions for great books for kids at NoveList K-8 (Use your library card number to sign in.)

 Homework Help for kids

Encyclopedia for kids

Use Encyclopedia Britannica to answer all kinds of questions with text, images, and movies. (Use your library card number to sign in.)

Explora for kids

Explora for Kids includes a dictionary, encyclopedia, and magazine articles on current events and popular topics. (Use your library card number to sign in.)

Homeschooling links

New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition

Chocorua Area Homeschoolers Facebook group