Events and Programs
New Books in the Children's Room
Looking for Podcasts?
Podcasts for Kids (PDF)
- Britannica Learning Zone (early childhood)
- Britannica Library: Children (a multimedia encyclopedia for younger students)
- Britannica School Edition (with an Elementary school learning level option)
- KidsInfoBits (for students K-5)
Calling Young Collectors!
Youngsters who have a special collection they would like to share are invited to sign up for a space in the Children’s Room display cases. Collections of all types are welcome, from pictures of aardvarks to small stuffed zebras. If you are interested, please contact the Children’s Room at 978 929-6655 option 4 for details and to sign up.
Douglas Students Present "If Our Library Could Talk"
If Our Library Could Talk” is a documentary-style video written and performed by sixth graders of C.T. Douglas School. In the video, Acton Memorial Library comes alive, speaking to the audience of events and forces that have influenced its 129-year history. The video was shown to a live audience at the Memorial Library on May 2, and is now available for public viewing on Youtube, at https://youtu.be/yTtITZZ2xso.