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Children's Home: Welcome to the Children's Department

Morse Institute Library Children's Department


The mission of the children’s department is to provide materials, resources, services and support  for children ages birth through grade 6. The staff has developed guides on a variety of subjects that include programs, resources and suggested reading lists for children and their grownups.  To discover all we have to offer, select a box below and begin exploring. Have fun!

Click the image above to get an overview of all the exciting things the children's department has planned this summer!

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Browse Programs

Magical Monday

Tiny Takeaways

Bring some of the library home with you! Look for surprise activities at the Children's Desk to take home! (As supplies last.)

Tuneful Tuesday

Rhyme Time 

Musical adventures for littles & their grownups!

Well-done Wednesday

Bedtime Buddies

End the day with together time, stories, and silliness!

Thoughtful Thursday

Elementary Explorations 

Hangout and crafting programs for grades K-3.

Tween Explorations

Programs for grades 3-5.

Browse Book Lists

What Do I Read Next?

Looking for new ideas on what to read next? Check out these topics!

I Have A Dream Booklist

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day we put together a collection of books to showcase the life and times of our American treasure. Enjoy!

Blast Off With Books Book List

Check out space themed books for young readers of all ages!

Reading Rocks Book List

Check out our suggestions for young music enthusiasts of all ages!

Build a Better World Book List

Check out books for young readers about making the world a better place!

Different Abilities Book List 2021

Enjoy this collection of books about a variety of folks with different abilities!

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Children's Desk

Call: 508-647-6522


Email Children's Desk


Main Desk

Call: 508-647-6520


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