Upcoming Events

Science Magic with Cool-ology

Amaze your friends and mystify your parents (in a good way!) by learning how to use science to make magic. Learn mind-boggling magic tricks while exploring science concepts. Come prepared to be amazed and amused!

Registration Required. Recommended for children ages 6-11.

Presented by Cool-ology.

4:30pm - 5:30pm View Details

T.A.B. Meeting for Grades 7 and up

Are you looking to give back to your community and have say in what your public library offers for teens? If you are in grades 7 - 12 you are invited to take part in North Branford Public Libraries Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B). During this time we will get to know each other, play some games, talk about the board's duties and eat plenty of snacks. PLUS, you will earn community service hours for each meeting you attend!

2:30pm - 4:30pm View Details

Bowties and Books

Put on your most elegant bowties and fanciest tutus (or whatever you find comfortable)! Then, join us for songs, stories, and silliness!

This program is recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years with a parent or caregiver.

Registration is not required.

10:30am - 11:00am View Details
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Online Resources for Kids

Where creativity, imagination and learning meet! Access a robust collection of popular plays with everything needed to put on a production. Educators will love the lesson plans and extended learning pieces that help students become more fluent readers, understand core concepts, and internalize content. 

Upper Elementary & Middle School. Multi-media articles with high-interest, readable content. Primary sources, “Behind the Headlines” summarized current events, Timelines database, over 10,000 Biographies, citation builder, recommended websites, educator tools and printable graphic organizers.

Elementary School. Elementary age-appropriate articles that are easy-to-read with image-driven navigation and designed to build confidence and encourage creativity. Includes WebQuests, compare & contrast tools, biographies, inquiry-based activities, citations, educator tools and lesson plans.

Preschool & Early Elementary. For pre & emergent readers learning the fundamentals of reading and writing. Enforces early childhood curriculum with 350+ fiction / nonfiction read-aloud stories including fairy tales and nursery rhymes, printable activities and matching and tracing games. Includes short nonfiction videos with educator lessons & disguised learning activities.

Launched by a math teacher in 1997, Coolmath4Kids is an amusement park of math, games, and more, designed to teach math and make it FUN, for ages 12 and under.

ConnecticutHistory.org connects you to the people, traditions, innovations & events making up the rich history of the Nutmeg State, through primary source images, documents, and objects.

Khan Academy Kids makes learning fun with thousands of educational games, books, and activities that inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery for children ages 2-8. Explore math games, spelling activities, digital books, and more. Kids can learn reading, phonics, writing, and social-emotional development through fun educational games and lessons.

PBS Kids makes learning fun and safe with over 250 educational games and videos from favorite shows, including Daniel Tiger, Wild Kratts, Rosie’s Rules, Curious George and more!

New Arrivals

Turkey's valentine surprise
Moon's Ramadan
In the night garden
Brand new never used crayons
Good different
Simon sort of says
Curse of eelgrass bog