The COVID-19 pandemic affects how, when, and if any children’s programs are happening. Call the library for updates.

  • For babies
    • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
    • Baby Bags
    • Baby Lapsit Time for babies and parents/caregivers: On hold during pandemic. Led by Children’s Librarian Amy Carter, this baby time is an opportunity to teach each other rhymes and songs and games that your babies will enjoy and learn from. Amy can help you find books that your baby will enjoy and teach you some easy first signs to use as your baby grows.
  •  Storytimes and other programs for young children
    • Storytimes are held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays outside the library beginning on October 6, 2020. Dress for the weather. When the weather is truly awful, storytimes will be held online via Zoom. Contact or for Zoom storytime login.
    • Yoga class for kids ages 2 to 5 (October-April) online via Zoom: Green Turtle Yoga’s Tara Schroeder will teach little kids’ yoga on Fridays at 10:30 during the months of October through April. Yoga won’t meet during school vacations or holidays. Email to ask for the Zoom meeting link. Thanks to sponsors Friends of Cook Memorial Library, there is no fee for this program.
  • Kids’ reading clubs
    • Bookworms: reading club for ages 7-10 meets every six to eight weeks. Email Amy Carter at or stop in the library for more information.
    • Bibliomaniacs: reading club for ages 11 and up meets every six to eight weeks. Email Amy Carter at or stop in the library for more information.
  • 4-H at Cook Library
    • 4-H Tamworth Makers Club: for ages 9 and up, led by UNH Cooperative Extension/4-H’s Claes Thelemarck. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the club is meeting online. Contact Claes at for more information about the club.
Encyclopedia for kids
Explora for kids
  • Homework help resources
    • 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.)