Tween Tuesdays Online: Children in grades 4-8 can join in online anytime for a variety of entertainment, including games, projects, and other creative activities.
January: Among Us- Library Depot Online Game
March: Science at Home
April: "How to Draw" Videos
May: Cooking for Tweens
Middle School Book Club & Discussion: View activities and book recommendations below, or pick up a Book Club Bag at the library the 1st two weeks of each month. There will be a Zoom Virtual Discussion on the 4th Thursday of each month at 4:45 pm. Check the library calendar for details.
January: Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
February: How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
March: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis (Graphic Novel)
April: Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
May: Bobby vs Girls by Lisa Yee
Tween Crafternoons: Tween crafts and DIYs geared towards grades 4-8 will be available as Take & Make bags the 2nd two weeks of each month.
January: Printable How to Draw Sampler
February: Cactus Creations (available for pick up starting Feb 15)
March: Pi Day Art
April: Graph Paper Designs
May: Lotus Light
Children's Makerspace - Through a grant from the Barberton Community Foundation and the generosity of the both the Barberton Kiwanis and the Magic City Kiwanis, the library has been able to purchase a variety of supplies and equipment to create a Makerspace in which the children of Barberton can build, discover and create. This winter, we will offer a variety of activities related to our Makerspace through Take & Make activity bags and activities here on the website. We want to give kids a chance to experience our Makerspace, while we wait for the current health situation to improve.
Homework Databases - Need help completing homework or a research project? These databases can help!
Three for Me Library Card - Information about getting a 3 for Me Library Card
Book Lists - Browse a variety of book lists for children, on subjects ranging from award winning books to difficult subjects such as divorce and dealing with loss.
Bestsellers Club - Sign up for the Bestsellers Club for kids and the children's librarians will put popular titles on hold for you!
Miss Alison's Pick of the Month - Check out some of Miss Alison's favorite from the past decade.