ALERT: The Library will be closed to the public for renovations from Monday, February 6 - Friday, February 10. We will reopen on Saturday the 11th at 10AM. Curbside pickup will be available on Mon 2/6, Tue 2/7 and Fri 2/10 during our normal open hours.

STORYTELLING

WBUR’s Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

EXPLORE, LEARN, CREATE!

Blockly: Games for Tomorrows Programmers
Blockly Games is a series of educational games that teach computer programming for the beginner. By the end of these games, players are ready to use conventional text-based languages.

Cooking for Kids with America’s Test Kitchen
America’s Test Kitchen Kids’ Young Chef’s Club will introduce kids to the world of food and cooking.  Maybe someone else will be cooking you dinner tonight!

Manchester by the Sea Coloring Book
An awesome coloring book filled with local history from our friends at the Manchester Historical Museum.

NASA Kids’ Club
NASA provides a safe place for children to play as they learn about NASA and its missions.  Visit NASA Kids’ Club and use its games and activities to inspire the next generation.

Peabody Essex Museum
Get Creative at Home with PEM, where inspired crafts and more abound.

SMITHSONIAN Kids
There’s so much to see, do, and learn on this amazing site for Kids & Teens…it’s the next best thing to a Smithsonian Museum visit!

Mo Willems Lunch Doodles: Variant Edition (from the Kennedy Center)
For the second anniversary of LUNCH DOODLES, Mo returns to the studio to unveil his FUN ART THING EMITTER and reminds himself how improvisational art-making gives solace and space to feel. Will you join him and be an art maker?

MOVEMENT & PLAY

Breathe with Me Guided Meditations
Miriam Gates guides children ages 4–8 through six guided breathing meditation exercises to promote body awareness, calm anger, feel stronger in new situations, energize in the morning, and relax at bedtime.

Bari Koral Kids Yoga and more
Bari Koral offers kids yoga, music, and mindfulness on YouTube.

Sesame Street
Join Sesame Street friends at Caring for Each Other, a webpage filled with games, videos and art to help you breathe, laugh and play together.

Boston Children’s Museum: 100 Ways to Play
In celebration of their 100th anniversary, Boston Children’s Museum shares 100 ways for you to play, at home and in the world.

MUSIC

Lincoln Center’s #ConcertsForKids lineup
When you need a little concert joy from the comfort of your home.