Storytimes are held at 10:30 a.m. on the first three Tuesdays of each month.
Yoga class for kids ages 2 to 5 has wrapped up for the winter. Green Turtle Yoga’s Tara Schroeder will be back with little kids’ yoga again this winter, on Fridays at 10:30, December through March (with two exceptions during school vacation weeks). Thanks to Friends of Cook Memorial Library for sponsoring this program.
Join one of our Reading Clubs:
Bookworms: reading club for 7-9 year-olds. The next meeting will be on Monday, September 25, 5 to 6:30 pm. We’ll talk about the book Little Dog, Lost by Marion Dane Bauer, eat pizza and play games. Stop in or call us to sign up so we have enough pizza. Copies of the book can be borrowed ahead of time at the library.
Bibliomaniacs: reading club for ages 10 and up. The next meeting will be on October 16 at 5 pm, to eat pizza, play games, and talk about the book The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Let us know you’re coming so we have enough pizza.
Summer Reading Program: Our 2017 Summer Reading Program had the theme “Build a Better World.” See what it was all about here. And plan to participate in 2018, when our theme will be “Libraries Rock!”
Legos and More Club for school-age kids (kindergarten and up): First two Wednesdays of each month, October through May, 3:45-4:45 pm. Call or stop in to sign up.
4-H Maker Challenge: another one coming soon!
Museum/Park 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, and new this year, they have purchased a day pass for NH State Parks. The Libby Museum of Natural History in Wolfeboro donated a pass to the library in 2017. Call or stop in the library to request a pass.
Books and more 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
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 includes a dictionary, encyclopedia, and magazine articles on current events and popular topics. (Use your library card number to sign in.)