Children’s events

story timeStorytimes 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. We plan to bring this back next winter. 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. Check back for info about a summer RATS/Biblios combined book club.
  • Bibliomaniacs: reading club for ages 11-14. The next meeting will be on June 5 at 5 pm, to eat pizza, play games, and talk about the book Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan. Let us know you’re coming so we have enough pizza.

Summer Reading Program: Our 2017 Summer Reading Program has the theme “Build a Better World.” Find more details and a list of events.

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

4-H Maker Challenge: Making things that Light up, Buzz and Whirrrr!!!!
For kids ages 9 to 12. Meets weekly on Tuesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 for 4 weeks, May 16, 23, 30, June 6. Come learn about making circuits with batteries, wires, lights and more, then build some gadgets that light up, spin, and make noise with the flip of a switch. Led by 4-H/Cooperative Extension’s Claes Thelemarck. Limited space, sign up at the library, 323-8510.

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.


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