Kids' Page

The Bill Memorial Library Children's Room offers books and activities for infants through grade school. Our collection includes picture books, easy readers, magazines, juvenile fiction & non-fiction, and biographies, as well as computers and early learning workstations. Programs for toddlers through middle school are held throughout the year.

April News

Spring Into Storytime!

We are now taking registration for our spring Story Time program for children ages 5 and under and their caregivers. Story Time takes place on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. beginning April 3 and continues through May 22, 2017. Story Time at the Bill Memorial Library meets in our Children’s Room and features classic stories as well as new favorites, song time with live music, finger plays, and simple crafts. For more information or to register please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392. If you registered for Winter Storytime, you do not need to register for the Spring Session. For more information, check out our flyer here.

Marigolds for Mom (Or Any Special Person!)

Need a little gift for Mom or any other special person? Children are invited to the Bill Memorial Library on Saturday, May 13, 2017 between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to decorate a clay pot and fill it with a beautiful plant to take home. All ages are welcome, but younger children will need an adult to help them. You can register by calling the library at 860-445-0392 or stopping by the front desk. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, check out our flyer here.

The 2017 Nutmeg Awards Nominees Are In!

The Nutmeg Book Awards is the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL)'s joint venture to encourage children and teens reading and voting on great books. The nominees for the Elementary Award: Grades 2-4 can be found here, and the nominees for the Intermediate Award: Grades 4-6 can be found here.

New Children's Books - January

Terror at Bottle Creek
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics
Balto of the Blue Dawn
Once Upon a Frog
Broken Ground
When Mischief Came to Town
Plants vs. Zombies: Bully For You
Library Day
Batman's Dark Secret
Ella and Penguin Stick Together
I Love You Already!

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  • Programs - Check out our Programs page for up-to-date event information.
  • Homework Help - Here you'll find kid-friendly links on science, math, reading, and more.
  • Cool Sites For Kids - Want to play a game? Make a craft? Learn something new? We've got you covered!
  • Tumblebooks - eBooks for the little ones! Animated and read aloud for their enjoyment.
  • Who Is Mr. Bill? - A biography of the man who started it all.