1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Register anytime for children between birth and five years old. You will be given a binder containing sheets to help keep track of the first 100 books. Each sheet of 100 books read can be turned in at the library for a prize!
Summer Reading Program
A four week program that runs July 22nd to August 15th. Features reading lists, take home activities, and prizes. Sign up is required.
Please contact us to sign your children up for programs.
Introducing our NEW TECH kits! Tinker, Explore, Create, at Home, TECH kits will bring fun and educational adventuring and exploring right to your family’s doorstep! TECH kits can be borrowed for one week at a time. Click the titles below to learn more about each kit and its contents.
TECH Kits have been graciously awarded to the Effingham Public Library through funding for the Kids, Books and the Arts event, provided by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation Cogswell Benevolent Trust, and the Children’s Librarians of New Hampshire (CLNH) as well as funds administered by the NH State Library.
New take-home activity kits!
In addition to our TECH kits, we also have additional take home activity kits. Click the links below to check out details of the kits. Kits can be borrowed from the library just like any library item! All you need is your Effingham Public Library card!
Online Family Resources
- Children’s Book Week 2020 activity pages.
- A Guide to Paper Dolls with Lupin!
- Draw Phoebe and her Unicorn
- Alliteration, tanka, poetry; oh my! Enjoy some writing prompts with Nikki Grimes here.
- What do you want to find out? Kind of like an online encyclopedia for kids, DK Find Out provides information, videos, fun trivia quizzes and so much more for a whole plethora of topics!
- Read free books right online from Bushel & Peck Publishing.
- From Creator Corner, watch videos of authors and illustrators speaking about their favorite character creations.
- Follow us on Instagram! Under our story highlights; play along with our literary scavenger hunt.