Welcome to the Swampscott Public Library Children's Room

The Children's Room at the Swampscott Public Library is located in the lower level of the library. It is a wonderful space for children ages infant to pre-teen and their parents to learn and grow in all kinds of fun ways.

Celebrate Earth Day & Help Save the Planet!

Solar Power
The Magic School Bus and the climate challenge
Humans and Earth
Extreme weather and rising seas : understanding climate change
Climate Change
The Greenhouse Effect
Every Day is Earth Day
Save the Earth!
Green Queen
The Extreme Climate
Animals in danger : understanding climate change
Out of the ice : how climate change is revealing the past
Facing a warming world
Climate action : what happened and what we can do
How we know, what we know, about our changing climate : scientists and kids explore global warming
An inconvenient truth : the crisis of global warming
Look at the weather
Earth hour : a lights-out event for our planet
Seymour Simon
The great shark rescue : saving the whale sharks

Children’s Books About Race, Racism and Anti-racism

Not my idea : a book about whiteness
We rise, we resist, we raise our voices
Antiracist Baby
What lane?
You matter
I am every good thing
I promise
All because you matter
I remember : poems and pictures of heritage
Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights
Black heroes: 51 inspiring people from ancient Africa to modern-day U.S.A.: a black history book for kids
Woke baby
If Dominican were a color
Black Lives Matter
A good kind of trouble

Wiggly Wednesday

Wiggly Wednesday’s with Ms. Lisa

Image is a dancing Ms. Lisa wearing a tan Sweater, blue pants, and tan boots, dancing on a giant floor piano. Floating above Ms. Lisa are six floating musical notes.

Join Us Virtually on our Facebook Page!

Join us for an immersive storytime adventure! Every Wednesday beginning September 23rd, at 10:30 am on our Facebook  & YouTube pages. Together, we will take a storytime journey with books, bubbles, songs, and movement. Librarians will present a virtual 15-20-minute program that will delight and amuse very young children. This program is designed for children Birth-3.

BookFlix for Kids

The Swampscott Public Library has subscribed to a fun, new reading program that parents and young children can access from home. BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.

BookFlix is free for anyone using Library computers. It is free for Swampscott residents from home with a library card and PIN number.

Check some of our other online resources for children: