Children’s Links

Summer 2021 Storytimes

BUCKET DRUMMING

Bucket Drumming Fundamentals 1

Bucket Drumming Fundamentals 2

FAN FICTION WITH MISS MARY

Fan Fiction 7/8/2021 : The Wizard of Oz

Fan Fiction 7/15/2021 : Alice in Wonderland

Fan Fiction 7/22/2021 : Peter Pan

Fan Fiction 7/29/2021 : The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Fan Fiction 8/5/2021 : Hogwarts

Fan Fiction 8/12/2021 : Mash Up Characters and Worlds Adventure!

Fan Fiction 8/19/2021 : Mash Up Genre Adventure!

Fan Fiction 8/26/2021 : Season Finale

GONE WILD WITH ENDANGERED ANIMALS WITH MS. SUZIE

Primates video 7/10/21 : craft instructions for bookmark 1 and bookmark 2

Elephants video 7/17/2021

Birds of Prey video 7/24/2021

Bees video 7//31/2021

Shark video 8/7/2021 : shark craft template

Whales video 8/14/2021 : whale craft template

Sea Turtles video 8/21/2021

Coral Reef video 8/28/2021

TUNES FOR TOTS WITH MS. JEN

Tunes for Tots 7/9/2021

Tunes for Tots 7/23/2021

Tunes for Tots 8/6/2021

Tunes for Tots 8/13/2021

Tunes for Tots 8/20/2021

Tunes for Tots 8/27/2021

Spring Storytimes

FUNKY JUNK ART WITH MS. SUZIE

Funky Junk Art 5/1/2021 : Yarn Wrapped Letters

Funky Junk Art 5/8/2021 : Glove Friends

Funky Junk Art 5/15/2021 : Clip On Flock

Funky Junk Art 5/22/2021 : Flying Propeller

Funky Junk Art 5/29/2021 : Nature Masks

Funky Junk Art 6/5/2021 : Hanging Mobiles

Funky Junk Art 6/12/2021 : Flower Prints

Funky Junk Art 6/19/2021 : Sun Prints

STORYTELLING WITH MISS MARY

Storytelling with Miss Mary 4/29/2021 : The Train Ride

Storytelling with Miss Mary 5/6/2021 : Dinosaurs

Storytelling with Miss Mary 5/13/2021 : Ocean Stories

Storytelling with Miss Mary 5/20/2021 : Submarine Adventure

Storytelling with Miss Mary 5/27/2021 : The Bookcase Adventure

Storytelling with Miss Mary 6/3/2021 : A Ghostly Tale

Storytelling with Miss Mary 6/10/2021 : Tales of Adventure

Storytelling with Miss Mary 6/17/2021 : Piggy Pirates

TUNES FOR TOTS WITH MS. JEN

Tunes for Tots 4/30/2021

Tunes for Tots 5/7/2021

Tunes for Tots 5/14/2021

Tunes for Tots 5/21/2021

Tunes for Tots 5/28/2021

Tunes for Tots 6/4/2021

Tunes for Tots 6/11/2021

Tunes for Tots 6/18/2021

VIRTUAL LIBRARY EXPLORERS WITH MISS JESSICA

Virtual Library Explorers 4/27/2021 : Superheros

Virtual Library Explorers 5/4/2021 : Darth Vader Bookmark Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 5/11/2021 : Tangram Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 5/18/2021 : Birds

Virtual Library Explorers 5/25/2021 : Treasure Map Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 6/1/2021 : Collage Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 6/8/2021 : Audiobooks

Virtual Library Explorers 6/15/2021 : Party Time!

Winter Storytimes

CRAFTING WITH MS. MARY

Crafting with Miss Mary 2/4/2021 : The Case of the Mysterious Letter

Crafting with Miss Mary 2/11/2021 : The Mystery Of The Uninvited Ball

Crafting with Miss Mary 2/18/2021 : The Case of the Mysterious Marks

Crafting with Miss Mary 2/25/2021 : The Case of the Missing Cookie

Crafting with Miss Mary 3/4/2021 : The Discovery Game

Crafting with Miss Mary 3/11/2021 : The Reach for the Stars Game

Crafting with Miss Mary 3/18/2021 : The Museum Game

Crafting with Miss Mary 3/25/2021 : The New Holiday

FUNKY JUNK ART WITH MS. SUZIE

Funky Junk Art 2/6/2021 : Batik Paper

Funky Junk ART 2/13/2021 : Balancing Butterflies

Funky Junk Art 2/20/2021: Dragonfly Craft

Funky Junk Art 2/27/2021 : Cardboard Shooting Game

Funky Junk Art 3/6/2021 : Recycled Paper Fan

Funky Junk Art 3/13/2021 : Mustache Mask

Funky Junk Art 3/20/2021 : Chomper Claws

JAMMIN’ WITH JEN

Jammin’ with Jen 2/5/2021 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 2/12/2021 : Songs About Things That Go

Jammin’ with Jen 2/19/2021 : Scarf Play

Jammin’ with Jen 2/26/2021

Jammin’ with Jen 3/5/2021

Jammin’ with Jen 3/12/2021

Jammin’ with Jen 3/19/2021

Jammin’ with Jen 3/26/2021

KIDS COUNT WITH MS. LAURA

Kids Count video 2/2/2021 and handout

Kids Count video 2/9/2021 : Counting and Numbers

Kids Count video 2/16/2021 : Shapes and handout

Kids Count video 2/23/2021 : Sorting and handout

Kids Count video 3/2/2021 : Patterns and handout

Kids Count video 3/9/2021 : Estimation and handout

Kids Count video 3/16/2021 : Sharing and handout

Kids Count video 3/23/2021 : Addition and Subtraction and handout

VIRTUAL LIBRARY EXPLORERS WITH MISS JESSICA

Virtual Library Explorers 2/3/2021 : The Sound Pictionary Game

Virtual Library Explorers 2/10/2021 : The Weather Experiment

Virtual Library Explorers 2/17/2021 : The Rainbow Experiment

Virtual Library Explorers 2/24/2021 : The Guinness Book of World Records

Virtual Library Explorers 3/3/2021 : Spring Wreath Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 3/10/2021 : National Foreign Language Week

Virtual Library Explorers 3/17/2021 : Bubble Art

Virtual Library Explorers 3/24/2021 : Ice Cream Treat

Fall Storytimes

CAMPFIRE STORIES WITH MISS MARY

Campfire Stories 9/17/2020 : Into The Fairy World

Campfire Stories 9/24/2020 : How The Chicken Got A Hat!

Campfire Stories 10/1/2020 : An Extremely Large Detour!

Campfire Stories 10/8/2020 : Water And Paper Don’t Mix!

Campfire Stories 10/15/2020 : Out Of The Water And Under The Mountain!

Campfire Stories 10/22/2020 : From One Mountain To The Next!

Campfire Stories 10/29/2020 : A Light In The Dark!

Campfire Stories 11/5/2020 : A Chill!

Campfire Stories 11/12/2020 : Up Into The Underworld

Campfire Stories 11/19/2020 : Are We There Yet?!

Campfire Stories 12/3/2020 : The Cat’s Out Of The Bag!

Campfire Stories 12/10/2020 : Trapped!

Campfire Stories 12/17/2020 : Sweet Dreams!

CRAFTERNOON: EMBROIDERY WITH MISS KATE

Embroidery 11/6/2020 : Pattern Transfer and Hoop Set Up

Embroidery 11/13/2020 : Learn The French Knot and Stem Stitch

Embroidery 11/20/2020 : Learn The Lazy Daisy and Satin Stitches

Embroidery 11/27/2020 : Learn The Leaf and Spider Web Rose Stitches

Embroidery 12/4/2020 : Learn The Feather And Woven Or Basket Weave Stitches

Embroidery 12/11/20 : Learn The Split And Back Stitches

Embroidery 12/18/2020 : Learn The Straight Stitch, The Fly Stitch And How To Prepare Your Hoop For Display

JAMMIN’ WITH JEN – please join Ms. Jen for a sing-along program featuring rhythm games and scarf play!

Jammin’ with Jen 9/18/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 9/25/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 10/2/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 10/9/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 10/16/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 10/23/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 10/30/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 11/6/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 11/13/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 11/20/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 11/27/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 12/4/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 12/11/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 12/18/2020 : Scarf Play Today

RAGAMUFFIN KITCHEN TIME

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 9/18/2020 : Magic three layer cake

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 9/25/2020 : Granola bars

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 10/2/2020 : Carrot cookies

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 10/9/2020 : Meringue cookies

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 10/16/2020 : Feetloaf

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 10/23/2020 : Peanut butter cookie bones

Ragamuffin Kitchen Time 10/30/2020 : Gingerdead house

VIRTUAL LIBRARY EXPLORERS

Virtual Library Explorers 9/16/2020 : Catapults

Virtual Library Explorers 9/23/2020 : Rock Pudding Cups

Virtual Library Explorers 9/30/2020 : Create An I Spy Game

Virtual Library Explorers 10/7/2020 : Origami Ninja Star

Virtual Library Explorers 10/14/2020 : Flip Book Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 10/21/2020 : Origami Eye

Virtual Library Explorers 10/28/2020 : Homemade Brownies

Virtual Library Explorers 11/4/2020 : Pop Up Card Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 11/12/2020 : Paper Sphere Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 11/18/2020 : Moose Bookmark Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 11/25/2020 : Games You Can Borrow

Virtual Library Explorers 12/2/2020 : Papel Picado Craft

Virtual Library Explorers 12/9/2020 : Luminaries

Virtual Library Explorers 12/16/2020 : Peppermint Stirrers And Peppermint Bark

Summer Storytimes

CAMPFIRE STORIES

Episode 1: Setting Up Camp, Sharing Stories Game, and the Fortunately Unfortunately Game

Episode 2: Bear Adventure, Paul Bunyan, and the Out Pirate Game.

Episode 3: Fairy Tale Telling Game and Camp Out Bake Off

Episode 4: Scary Stories

CARE OF MAGICAL CREATURES

Episode 1: Dragons

Episode 2: Unicorns

Episode 3: Mermaids

Episode 4: Magical Dwarves

JAMMIN’ WITH JEN – please join Ms. Jen for a sing-along program featuring rhythm games and scarf play!

Episode 1 : Scarf Play Today

Episode 2 : Stick Play Today

Episode 3 : Shaker Play Today

Episode 4 : Scarf Play Today

MINI MEALS

Episode 1: Breakfast

Episode 2: Lunch

Episode 3: Dinner

Episode 4: Dessert

MOVEMENT & MINDFULNESS MORNINGS

Episode 1 : Simple yoga asana (postures), breathing and warm up stretches

Episode 2 : Learn the Cobra and Bow Pose

Episode 3 : Learn the Rabbit and Bridge Pose

Episode 4 : 12 minute continuous yoga flow

Spring Storytimes

EXPERIMENT! WITH MS. LAURA – please join Ms. Laura as she tries out experiments from the book 10-Minute Science Experiments by Steve Spangler.

Ms. Laura tries out the huff and puff challenge 6/9/2020

Ms. Laura tries out the balancing nails experiment 6/16/2020

Ms. Laura tries out the balancing hex nuts experiment 6/24/2020

JAMMIN’ WITH JEN – please join Ms. Jen for a sing-along program featuring rhythm games and scarf play!

Jammin’ with Jen 3/28/2020 : Finger Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 4/3/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 4/10/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 4/17/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 4/24/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 5/1/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 5/8/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 5/15/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 5/22/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 5/29/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 6/5/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 6/12/2020 : Stick Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 6/19/2020 : A Few Counting Songs Today

Jammin’ with Jen 6/26/2020 : Shaker Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 7/2/2020 : Scarf Play Today

Jammin’ with Jen 7/10/2020 : Stick Play Today

MS. JENNIFER’S CRAFTS

Ms. Jennifer’s play dough tutorial 4/6/2020

MISS KATE’S RAGAMUFFIN BAKING TIME

Miss Kate’s cake decorating 3/27/2020

Miss Kate’s chocolate chip coffee cake 4/2/2020

Miss Kate’s pumpkin bread diorama 4/16/2020

Miss Kate’s filled breakfast bread 4/23/2020

Miss Kate’s cookie decorating 4/30/2020

Miss Kate’s focaccia bread 5/7/2020

Miss Kate’s banana cupcakes 5/14/2020

Miss Kate’s chocolate cake 5/21/2020

Miss Kate’s lemon bars 5/28/2020

Miss Kate’s raspberry buckle 6/4/2020

Miss Kate’s mystery recipe 6/11/2020

Miss Kate’s strawberry rhubarb pie 6/18/2020

Miss Kate’s blueberry muffins 6/25/2020

MISS MARY’S CRAFTS

Miss Mary’s wonderturner craft 3/28/2020

Miss Mary’s royalty dress up craft 4/3/2020

Miss Mary’s corner bookmark craft 4/10/2020

Miss Mary’s helicopterish toy craft 4/17/2020

Miss Mary’s pirate hats and treasure maps 4/24/2020

Miss Mary’s story cards 5/1/2020

Miss Mary’s shadow box puppet theater craft 5/8/2020

Miss Mary’s paper puppets 5/15/2020

Miss Mary’s traveling puppet theater 5/22/2020

Miss Mary’s TV show game and craft 5/29/2020

Miss Mary’s Mystery: Who Stepped in the Mashed Potatoes 6/15/2020

Miss Mary’s puppets on a windy day craft 6/12/2020

Miss Mary’s bird craft 6/19/2020

Miss Mary’s mystery & memories 7/2/2020

MS. SUZIE’S SCIENCE & CRAFTS

Ms. Suzie’s stained glass craft 3/26/2020

Ms. Suzie’s seed starting science project 3/31/2020

Ms. Suzie’s imagination garden project 4/7/2020

Ms. Suzie’s coffee filter crafts 4/15/2020

Ms. Suzie’s paper bag crafts 4/22/2020

Ms. Suzie’s cork crafts 4/29/2020

Ms. Suzie’s paper roll crafts 5/7/2020

Ms. Suzie’s plastic bottle crafts 5/14/2020

Ms. Suzie’s egg carton crafts 5/21/2020

Ms. Suzie’s cereal box crafts 5/28/2020

Ms. Suzie’s rock crafts 6/4/2020

Ms. Suzie’s pet toy crafts 6/11/2020

Miss Suzie’s toy crafts made from recycled materials 6/18/2020

Ms. Suzie’s bubble fun 6/25/2020

VIRTUAL LIBRARY EXPLORERS WITH MISS JESSICA

Miss Jessica’s fish windsock craft 3/25/2020

Miss Jessica’s blackout poetry 4/1/2020

Miss Jessica’s pom-pom bookmark craft 4/8/2020

Miss Jessica’s squishy craft 4/16/2020

Miss Jessica’s bird feeder craft 4/22/2020

Miss Jessica’s record breaking challenge 4/29/2020

Miss Jessica’s hat craft 5/7/2020

Miss Jessica’s indoor slingshot craft 5/13/2020

Miss Jessica’s homemade chalk craft 5/20/2020

Miss Jessica’s origami paper boats 5/27/2020

Miss Jessica’s marbled paper craft 6/3/2020

Miss Jessica’s marbling with oil craft 6/17/2020

Miss Jessica’s letter locking craft 6/24/2020

Miss Jessica’s painting project 7/1/2020

Children’s Room Information

Address and Phone:
370 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970

978-744-9667

Ground Floor, Use ramp for access.

Parking and Transportation:
Street parking along Essex St between Boston and Beckford Streets.

MBTA bus stop “Essex St opp Monroe St” is in front of the library, served by bus 450

Activities

We’re creating a variety on online programs! You’ll find a steady flow of fun on our Facebook page, and some program recordings are available!

You can also enjoy a variety of fun, educational online resources made available through Massachusetts libraries and other organizations:

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