• Mon, Nov 29, 2021 -- Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids at 10:00 AM

    A new craft will be featured every week! No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up.  Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event.      Location: Curbside Pick Up

  • Wed, Dec 1, 2021 -- Picture Book Players at 3:00 PM

    Adapt a story book into a skit you can perform! Participants will learn how to take a story from the page to the stage as an exploration of storytelling along with fun theatre games and warm ups. This program takes place over 2 sessions, December 1 and December 8. Open to children ages 8-11. Registration required. Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event.        Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Fri, Dec 3, 2021 -- Game On! at 1:00 PM

    Come to the library to test your gaming skills. Challenge a librarian to a video game or board game and see if you can come out the winner. Space is limited, and registration is required. Masks are required while attending this indoor event. Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event.    Location: Grady Room

  • Sat, Dec 4, 2021 -- Saybrook Starlight Festival at 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Chloe and Miss Emily at the Old Saybrook Town Green for the Saybrook Starlight Festival. Enjoy story times, crafts and so much more! Location: TOWN HALL GREEN

  • Mon, Dec 6, 2021 -- Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids at 10:00 AM

    Grab ‘N Go crafts are back and  available every week in December. Pick up a different craft each week at the Children’s Desk. No registration required, crafts are available while supplies last.    Location: Children's Department

12 Days of Books ~

12 Days of Books ~

Give the gift of reading this holiday season by registering for a bag full of handpicked children's library books. Each book will be individually wrapped and can be opened each day leading up to the holidays. Reserve online or by calling the Library at 860-395-3184.  Participants must have an active library card. If you do not have a library card, but would like to apply for one, fill out a Library Card Application.
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Thinking Money for Kids

Thinking Money for Kids

The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, has released a collection of free online games to teach children basic financial skills related to earning, saving and spending money.
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Libby

eBooks, audiobooks and magazines

Overdrive

Ebooks, Audiobooks and magazines. OverDrive will be discontinuing in 2022 and will be replaced by the Libby app.

Starfall

Teaching children reading and mathematics

Funbrain

Online educational games for kids of all ages