Childrens's Room

Elcee and Dewey are always here to greet you. They love to have stories read to them. Do you have a favorite story to share?

A scavenger hunt is always going on in the Children's room. See if you can find all of the items. Visit the Circulation desk for the game.

Children's  Room Happenings

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Game on! Exeter scores grant to start PlayStation, Nintendo video game library!

The library  has been awarded a $22,613 grant to create a New Hampshire Gaming Library. The grant is part of the American Rescue Plan of 2021 and is being facilitated by the N.H. State Library.  Check out the article from the Seacoastonline's Exeter Newsletter

Photo of  Assistant Teen Librarian Chandra Boudreau and Children's Room Will Gleed, photo credits: Bob Albright/Seacoastonline

Story Time and Book Groups

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Story Time is Back!

Ages 3+

Children are welcome to join the fun listening to a story every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10 AM.

Contact the Library to sign-up for the next session.

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Book Group returns!

Children in 1st through 5th grade are invited to take part in Book Groups. Each child receives a grade-level book that is theirs to keep. Groups meet once a month on Saturday mornings to discuss the book and do fun activities like games and crafts! Sign-ups have begun so swing by the Children's Room today to pick up the book for our December Meeting.

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Contact the library to sign up for the next session!

1st Grade Book Group

The first meeting of the Ready Readers! Join us as we venture into our first book discussion and craft. The group is scheduled to meet the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. Sign up is required.

 

      *Book group meets from October through March.

      *Sign up is ongoing or until groups are FULL.

      *Join us for lively book discussions and special activities.

      *The library provides copies of the book, which participants keep.

      *The book groups lasts approximately one-hour.

      *This program is open to Exeter residents and members of the library.

 

Check the Children’s Room Calendar or our Web Page for dates and additional information.. Here are the dates:

 

  • January 8th

  • February 12th

  • March 12th

 

Book group lasts approximately 1 hour.

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Contact the library to sign up for the next session! 

2nd Grade Book Group

The first meeting of L.C's Chapter Chasers! Join us as we venture into our first book discussion and a fun game with prizes. Sign-up is required.

The group is scheduled to meet the third Saturday of each month

9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room.

 

      *Book group meets from October through March.

      *Sign up is ongoing or until groups are FULL.

      *Join us for lively book discussions and special activities.

      *The library provides copies of the book, which participants keep.

      *The book groups lasts approximately one-hour.

      *This program is open to Exeter residents and members of the library.

 

Check the Children’s Room Calendar or our Web Page for dates and additional information. Here are the dates:

 

  • January 15th

  • February 19th

  • March 19th

 

Book group lasts approximately 1 hour.

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Contact the library to sign up for the next session!

      3rd Grade Book Group

The first meeting of Dewey's Book Buds! Join us as we venture into our first book discussion and a fun game with prizes! Sign-up is required.

 

The group is scheduled to meet the second Saturday of each month

9:30 a.m.in the Children's Room.

 

      *Book group meets from October through March.

      *Sign up is ongoing or until groups are FULL.

      *Join us for lively book discussions and special activities.

      *The library provides copies of the book, which participants keep.

      *The book groups lasts approximately one-hour.

      *This program is open to Exeter residents and members of the library.

 

Here are the dates:

  • January 8th

  • February 12th

  • March 12th

 

Book group lasts approximately 1 hour.

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Contact the library to sign up for the next session!

      4th & 5th Grade Book Group

The first meeting of the Page Turners! Join us as we venture into our first book discussion and craft. Sign-up is required.

The group is scheduled to meet the third Saturday of each month

9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. Book group lasts approximately 1 hour.

 

      *Book group meets from October through March.

      *Sign up is ongoing or until groups are FULL.

      *Join us for lively book discussions and special activities.

      *The library provides copies of the book, which participants keep.

      *The book groups lasts approximately one-hour.

      *This program is open to Exeter residents and members of the library.

 

Check the Children’s Room Calendar or our Web Page for dates and additional information. Here are the dates:

  • January 15th

  • February 19th

  • March 19th

Book Group Project
Book Group Discussion
 
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LEGO Club   
It's back! Kids age 5 & up can come explore the Library's massive LEGO collection and build cool, unique creations! Each meeting has a theme but participants are always welcome to free-build whatever their heart desires.     

Want to learn how to sew?
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Sewing with Margaret is Back!

The sewing sessions take place every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Check out the Upcoming Events page for dates.

Any one 8 years or older is welcomed to join. Sign up anytime at the Children's Room circulation desk. This event is free and all supplies are provided by the library. 

New to the Children's Room

Thanks to patrons donations kids can check out video games.

Come in and see the variety of games to play.

 

Please check the Children's Room Facebook and the library's Event Calendar on the website for future details. 

If you have any questions, please call the Children's Room phone number at 603-772-6036.

Video Games available for check out
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Children's Room - Craft Room
Craft Activity
The staff have fun activities planned!
What is it?
Summer Reading Program Activity
Unicorn almost finished!
LEGO Warrior
LEGOS
LEGO Lagoon
Lego 4
Story Time
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Photo Gallery of Children's Room Activities