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Children's Room EntranceThe Children’s Room staff provides the following services to fulfill the needs of our patrons. Click each topic for more information.

Reference and Library Instruction

professional librarian is available at all times to answer your questions and guide you in the use of the library’s resources, including public access computers and online databases. We can help you find specific titles, guide your search for authors or subject areas, and recommend titles for recreational reading. Telephone reference also is available. Call (508) 830-4250 and ask for the Youth Services Department.

Homework Help

Our staff is ready to help with locating material for assignments and choosing books for book reports and other school projects.

Computers

Computers are available in the Children’s Room with access to the Library Catalog, Microsoft Office, and the internet. The Children’s Room also features two early literacy game computers.

Library Programs

Programs are offered for children ages 12 and under and their families. They include story times, puppet shows, concerts, and holiday events.

Check out our Programs and Calendar pages for more information.

Booklists

The staff develops booklists on topics of interest which are available in the Children’s Room or by clicking here.

Teacher Services

Class visits are available by appointment. Library orientation, instruction on computer use and library resources, and book-talks on titles of interest also are available. Teachers in Plymouth schools may take advantage of extended loan periods. Exhibit space is available for class projects and student artwork. To find out how we can best serve your students’ needs, please call the Youth Services Department at (508) 830-4250.

Community Services

A professional librarian is available to speak to your community group on topics such as motivating your child to read, current trends in children’s literature, and library programs and services. Community groups are encouraged to schedule a library tour, which can include a story time and a tour of the library. A meeting room and display and exhibit spaces also are available. To request a school visit or library tour for your class or group, click here.

Parent/Caregiver Services

A Parent-Teacher section of the Children’s Room, located just outside the Story Room, provides comfortable seating for adults and toddlers. Here you will find the Parent-Teacher collection, bulletin boards for notices of particular interest to parents and caregivers, copies of free parenting and childcare publications, information about toddler programs and a dollhouse and puppets to enjoy while you visit. You can also learn more about our parent-teacher collection here.

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