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Children’s Room

Morse Institute Library Children's RoomOur Children’s Room has lots of great programs for kids from birth through grade 6. Explore this page and see all we have to offer! For more information you can contact the Children’s Room at 508-647-6522 or email .

Find out when your favorite program is happening next on our Library Event Calendar.

baby play YPL program logoBaby Play

Language play for caregivers and pre-walkers. Each program includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, and stretches for babies and grown-ups. No older siblings, please. Registration is required for this event – check our event calendar for sign up times.

toddler time YPL program logoToddler Time

Language play for caregivers and little runabouts. For walkers under age 2. Each program includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and stretches for toddlers and grown-ups together. No other siblings, please. Registration is required for this event – check our event calendar for sign up times.

little listeners YPL program logoLittle Listeners

Storytimes for grown-ups and children ages 2 and 3. Each program includes 30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and stretches. Older siblings welcome! Registration is required for this event – check our event calendar for sign up times.

Sing me a song with Fran FriedmanSing Me a Song with Fran Friedman

Known for her uplifting, fun-filled performances, Fran Friedman presents a morning of musical fun for children ages 2 and 3, and their caregivers. Registration is required for this event – check our event calendar for sign up times.

rhythm kids YPL program logoRhythm Kids

45 minute story times with rhythm activities for children ages 3, 4 and preschool 5. Come catch the beat! Join us for stories that invite rhythmic play with clapping hands, tapping feet, shakers, and drums! Sign up is required for each 3 week series – check our event calendar for sign up times.

preschool storyhour YPL program logoStorytimes for Young Listeners

“All by Myself” 45 minute story times for children ages 3, 4 and preschool 5. Caregivers remain in the Children’s Room. Registration is required for this event – check our event calendar for sign up times.

Creatology YPL program logoCreatology

Creatology programs are for kids in grades 4-6. Topics will be wide-ranging and include art, technology, and music opportunities. The program is designed to be flexible and evolve with student input – join us and help to shape this new programming opportunity!

Preschool Film FestPreschool Film Fest

Miss Susan presents a 30 minute program of films for preschool age children. Registration is not required for this event.

lego happenings YPL program logoLego® Happenings

Opportunities for LEGO® builders to design, construct, and display their own spectacular creations. For boys and girls in grades K-5. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group.

Craft Time imageDrop In Craft Time

Upcycling drop-in craft time while the cool materials last! We incorporate recyclables into our projects for families with children ages 3—10. Registration is not required for this event.

Sit With Me YPL program logoSit With Me Story and Craft Time

Join us for a story and craft time for families with children ages 3-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

silverAppleSilver Apple Bedtime Storyhour

Silver Apple Bedtime Storyhour is 45 minute programs of stories, songs, and simple crafting or activity for families with children ages 3-10. Registration not required for this event.