Children’s events

story timeStorytimes are held at 10:30 a.m. on the first three Tuesdays of each month. On the last Tuesday of the month, Polly Mahoney leads an outdoor storytime.

Baby Lapsit Time for babies and parents/caregivers: Tuesdays, at 2:00 pm. 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.

Yoga class for kids ages 2 to 5 (December-March only): Green Turtle Yoga’s Tara Schroeder will teach little kids’ yoga on Fridays at 10:30 through the month of March. Yoga won’t meet during school vacations or when SAU 13 schools are closed for bad weather. Thanks to sponsors Friends of Cook Memorial Library, there is no fee for this program.

Join one of our 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.

Summer Reading Program: Our 2019 Summer Reading Program had the theme “A Universe of Stories.” Read about the 2019 program here.

Legos and More Club for kids age 5 to 8: We’re looking for a volunteer leader for Lego Club. If you are interested in learning what’s involved, contact Mary Cronin at the library.

4-H Tamworth Makers Club: for ages 9 and up, led by UNH Cooperative Extension/4-H’s Claes Thelemarck. During the winter, it is held on Friday afternoons from 3:30-5:00 pm. Contact Claes at for more information about the club. If you are an adult or teen 16 or older, we need volunteers to help with this program. All training is provided, no experience necessary, just be willing to explore ideas and learn along with the kids! Contact Mary at the library for more information about volunteering, 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 a day pass for NH State Parks. Call or stop in the library to request a pass. In addition, the Libby Museum in Wolfeboro has donated 10 family passes for their 2019 season for library members.

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