The Katherine Paterson Children's Room 

"Reading can be a road to freedom or a key to a secret garden, which, if tended, will transform all of life." 

- Katherine Paterson

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Children's Room Quick Links

Click here to view Virtual Storytimes at our YouTube page
 

Cerese's Craft Corner 

Click here to view Ms. Cerese's Pinterest board of craft tutorials so that you won't miss out on any library fun while you're social distancing. 

Drawing of Wool Yarn
Scissors
Melting

Virtual Book Browsing

Resource Lists

Books can be useful resources for parents, and stories are great tools for helping children cope with difficult issues. Click on any of the links to view available resources in our library on a subject or issue. 

Virtual Storytimes

Songs, stories and fingerplays: all of the fun of storytime but virtual! Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Katherine Paterson Children's Room's Youtube Channel.

Year-Round or Recurring Programs

Click here to view our events calendar

Story Hour (Year-Round)
Every Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Currier Park
Stories, songs, and fingerplays. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held under the tents on the library lawn or in the Milne Community Room. Check our Facebook page for updates.


Full STEAM Ahead (Year-Round)

Select Wednesdays in Fall 2021 & Winter/Spring 2022
Click here for more information. An afterschool program with a focus on team problem solving and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education for 4th and 5th Graders in Barre. The program is completely free for participants.

Virtual Storytime

Weekly on the Katherine Paterson Children's Room YouTube Channel
All of the fun of story time done virtually! Stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by a craft.
Click here to access the Children's Room's YouTube channel. 

Chess Club
Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Milne Community Room
Ages 7-13 are invited to join us in a game of chess! Players of all levels welcome-- no prior experience required. Feel free to bring your own chess set. 


Lego Club

Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Milne Community Room
Come test your creativity with LEGO challenges and earn badges. Legos and snacks provided. Ages 5 and up invited! 


Story Hour at the York Branch
Postponed until further notice
All the fun of storytime, conveniently located at our branch in East Barre!

 

There are universes of stories available in the Children's Room

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Story Walk - Barre Town Forest (Fall 2020)
Story Walk - Barre Town Forest (Fall 2020)

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There are universes of stories available in the Children's Room

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