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MAY 11, 2021



Visit the library and pick up some children's books and craft bags at the Children's Room pickup window Mondays through Saturdays from 10am - 4:30pm.

NEW! Dolly Parton's Imagination Library  

NEW! Dolly Parton's Imagination Library


The Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library are proud to partner with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide free, high-quality, age-appropriate, high-quality book each month to registered children from birth until age five, no matter their family's income. Sign up here!
Kids: Children's Book Week  

Kids: Children's Book Week


Monday, May 3 - Saturday, May 8
10am - 5pm

Children’s Book Week is an annual celebration of books for young people as well as the joy of reading. Stop by the Children’s Room pickup window during the first week of May to pick up a goody bag filled with activities, coloring pages, and more.
Kids: Storybook Walk at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary  

Kids: Storybook Walk at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary


The Edgartown Public Library and Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation have partnered to bring you a new storybook walk every month. Pick up a craft bag related to the story at the Children’s Room pickup window during our open hours, then head to the Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary to go on the walk.

This is a self-guided activity for children of any age and their caregivers. For more information, click here.

Kids: Mother's Day Gift Making Craft  

Kids: Mother's Day Gift Making Craft

Saturday, May 8, 10am-5pm

Pick up a bag to make something special for the moms in your life. Each bag will contain some air-dry clay and items to decorate your creation.
Kids: Children's Room Pick-up Window  

Kids: Children's Room Pick-up Window


Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm

Come to the Children’s Room Pick-up Window to browse materials through the windows or place requests with our staff.
Kids: Craft Pickup Bags  

Kids: Craft Pickup Bags


Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm
Come to the Children’s Room pickup window to grab an activity bag to do at home. Crafts will change weekly, and kits are appropriate for children of all ages.

Please note, craft bags are limited to one per child per day. If you are looking for a larger quantity, please call ahead and speak to someone before coming to the library.
Kids: Spring Reading Program  

Kids: Spring Reading Program


Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm

Pick up your reading log from the Children’s Room pickup window, or print it from home by clicking here. Keep track of the books you read (or have read to you) and bring your log back to the window to receive a stamp. Collect stamps to earn prizes!

Kids: Book Besties  

Kids: Book Besties

Too busy to make requests and browse online? Let us do the choosing for you! Just fill out this form with some details about your child's reading preferences, and our talented library staff will place some items on the hold shelf for you to pick up.

Kids: Children's Librarian on the Go  

Kids: Children's Librarian on the Go

Can't make it to the library during our pickup hours? Sign up for this service! Elyce will hand-select materials and craft bags to be delivered to your door up to four times per month. Call the library or email info@edgartownlibrary.org for more info.

NEW: Brainfuse - Free Online Live Tutoring  

NEW: Brainfuse - Free Online Live Tutoring

Brainfuse HelpNow offers personalized academic assistance in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science), a 24/7 Writing Lab, academic content and practice tests for skills-building (including SAT preparation), and much more. Please note that you will need your library card number to create a username and password.

Live online tutoring is available every day from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM EST.

HelpNow's features include:

  • Homework Help Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.
  • Skills-Building Choose your topic to receive real-time help.
  • Personalized eLearning Tools My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive, My Tests Archive, and more!
  • 24-Hour Writing Lab Submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback.
  • Homework Send Question Submit homework questions for expert guidance.
  • Adult Learning Center Access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!
  • Foreign Language Lab /Spanish-Speaking Support

Need technical assistance or have questions? Contact Brainfuse at 1-866-BRAINFUSE (1-866-272-4638) or send an email to info@brainfuse.com. When contacting Brainfuse, please provide an email address and the name of the library from which you are using the Brainfuse service.


Access to Brainfuse HelpNow has been made possible by a generous grant from the Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation. The Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation provides philanthropic support for nonprofit community service organizations. The Foundation supports non-profit organizations that enhance the societal and economic development in the communities Martha’s Vineyard Bank serves.

 Kids: Edgartown Library's Children's Place  

Kids: Edgartown Library's Children's Place

Looking for some fun activities to do at home with the kiddos? Check out the Edgartown Library's Children's Place on Facebook! Virtual storytimes, DIY tutorials, craft ideas, updates about our gecko Seamora, and more!

Little Pim: Language Learning for Kids  

Little Pim: Language Learning for Kids

The library now offers free access to Little Pim, the award-winning foreign language learning program for children, all you need is a library card number and PIN. Sign up here.

Edgartown School  

Edgartown School

If you're looking for more children's programs, the Edgartown School has an excellent website (and quite a good children's library, too).  

You can visit the school site here.

 

THE BIG OAK

This painting is also titled Early Morning No. 9. Oil on canvas, 18 by 24 inches. By William Ferdinand Macy, 20th century American artist. From the Simpson Collection.
 
 
Edgartown Free Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373