Children’s Programs

Bag of Books Request – Youth Materials


Online resources for younger children:

Ebooks and audiobooks can be accessed through Libby

PBS KIDS Read Along Series         Each book is read by an actor and some books have an accompanying teacher’s guide that is full of activities.        Free audio books for children across 6 different languages

If you are doing online learning from home, our Gale Databases for Children can support you. Gale in Context: Elementary is nice for elementary age children.


Online resources for teens:

Use this time to learn a new skill – coding! Try CodeAcademy or edX.

If you are doing online learning from home, our Gale Databases for Teens can support you.


Resources for parents:

Helping Children Cope (

Click here to read a copy of Coronavirus: A Book For Children – On this page you will find links to MA Resident Resources (emergency childcare, unemployment, food support)

Community Health Programs offers some great virtual playgroups!

Common Sense Media – This website can help you figure out if that movie/tv show/app is appropriate for your child.


Questions or comments about any of these resources? Please contact Jenney directly at email hidden; JavaScript is required


Wednesday, September 30 at 3:00 pm

Tech Help

Need some help with technology? Bring your questions, phones, tablets, and computers to the Library via Zoom. Every Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, get your tech questions answered. First come, first served. All participants will remain in the waiting room until an available technician admits you into the Zoom meeting.


Thursday, October 1 at 2:00 pm

Birds of Prey and a Few Known Associates

Discover the fascinating and intense world of our local birds of prey including hawks, owls, falcons, eagles, and more!
This presentation, given by Zach Adams from the Mass Audubon Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries, is made possible in part through the generous support of the Stockbridge Cultural Council.
About Zach Adams: Zach is a life-long naturalist who has studied throughout the Appalachian Mountains. He is a passionate birder, mammal tracker, mushroom collector, and nature poetry reader. Zach is a fulltime Teacher Naturalist for Mass Audubon in the Berkshires.


Adults and Families welcome.


Thursday, October 29 at 4:00 pm

Cartooning Workshop for Halloween

Virtual Cartooning Workshop with a Halloween theme!

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For kids 3rd through 8th grade 

Students should have a stack of paper in front of them and something they like to draw with. Workshop is for beginners and focuses on chapter design and human expression. Students will learn how to alter just a few shapes and lines to create an infinite number of characters and mood!

Click here to join the Zoom session

Friday, October 30 at 5:00 pm

10th Annual Pumpkin Walk-About

Stay tuned for more details!