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.

Wiggly Wednesday’s

Wiggly Wednesday is held outdoors on our patio. It will be canceled if the temperature is below 32F.

The last day is Wednesday, December 23rd, then we will be hibernating for a few weeks. Check here for pop-up take-home crafts and virtual storytimes.

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
Let

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: