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 hope 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. The next meeting will be on May 1st, when we’ll talk about the book The Wild Robot by Peter Brown, play games and eat pizza. Pick up a book ahead of time, and let us know if you’re coming so we have enough pizza.
  • Bibliomaniacs: reading club for ages 11-14. The next meeting will be in June.

Summer Reading Program: Our 2017 Summer Reading Program will have the theme “Build a Better World.” Check back in June for sign up details and a list of events.

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