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 Wenesdays


Wiggly Wednesday’s with Ms. Lisa


Join Us LIVE in person!

Join us for an immersive story time adventure! Every Wednesday beginning June 30th @10:30 am on The Town Hall Green. Together, we will take a story-time 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-5. *Remember to Book your browsing appointment before or after the story time.

June 30th will be the annual Duck Hunt.


photo is a giant,yellow, rubber duckie in a city harbor.

Magical Minis with Ms. Marianne

Tuesday July 6th at 4pm on Town Hall Green

Join Marianne Hartmann (SMS school nurse, Board of Health & so much more) and her mini’s for a fun, Tails and Tales™ program. Marianne is a volunteer with the ERN (Equine Rescue Network) and she is bringing the minis for you to pet, walk, and take photos with. We will have some frozen treats to cool you off as well! Raindate for this event is Thursday, July 8th at 4 pm. There will be stories and songs as well: come join the fun!

Children’s Fiction from 2020 that You May Have Missed

The Lonely heart of Maybelle Lane
Of Salt and Shore
Dragonwatch: Champion of the Titan Games
Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices go Tell it.
The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree
Kenny & the Book of Beasts
The BlackBird Girls
One Last Shot
How To Be A Girl in The World
No Place For Monsters
The Fowl Twins:Deny All Charges
Maya and the Rising Dark
The Willoughby
Stand Up, Yumi Chung!
Scritch Scratch
The Unadoptables

There will be two more opportunities to take your family to the Storywalk™, created in partnership by the Swampscott Public Library and the Girl Scouts of Ocean Bay: Wednesday afternoon through Saturday (6/9-6/12) at Hadley Elementary School and Sunday through Tuesday afternoon (6/13-6/15) at Stanley Elementary School. Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves with nine easy steps for building a more equitable world.
Caregivers will find two pages of suggested conversations and activities at the end of the Storywalk, and can also read a caregiver guide at https://images.randomhouse.com/teachers_guides/9780593110416.pdf.