Children at the Library


WELCOME! The Joslin Library has a wonderful children’s room which serves a wide array of interests and ages.  Our children’s librarian, Anna, has developed lots of fun programming to engage children and encourage a life long love of reading and learning.

We welcome your input, whether it’s a book recommendation or an idea for programming. Please contact us at

We regularly update our collection with both recently published books and books that are new to our library! For a complete list, click here.


Sunday, March 25, 3 pmGWP-catalog-img

Join Vermont educator and author Katy Farber as she shares her love of salamanders and describes the upcoming salamander migration by sharing from her new picture book, Salamander Sky. Kids will learn about the elusive and vulnerable spotted salamander and what they can do to help this species (and other amphibians) be safe this spring. There will be copies of Salamander Sky available from the Tempest Bookshop for purchase and signing. Free and open to all, activities for children ages 4 and up.






3/12: Beep boop beep. Beep-bop boop. Robots are welcome at story time. We’ll be reading Boy + Bot. Beep!

Boy + Bot

Visit our new blog for pictures from story time and more!


Sundays at 3:30 PM during the school year

Join us every Sunday for a lively and fun card game.  Magic is a tradable card game (TCG) where you build your collection of cards by trading with your friends, assembling decks of cards, and battling against an opponent and their deck. You cast powerful spells and summon monstrous creatures aiming to knock your opponent down from 20 life to zero. The game is constantly changing as new cards are released throughout the year. As you get new cards, whether from these new sets or through trading with your friends, you can continuously update your decks and discover a whole new game!





terrible two2017 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award is The Terrible Two by Jory John and Mac Barnett!

Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that’s famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. In his old school, everyone knew him as the town’s best prankster, but Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going to take the title from this mystery kid, he is going to have to raise his game.

It’s prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.

In The Terrible Two, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic middle-grade literature yet feels fresh and new at the same time.

These awards are chosen by children and young adults from across the state. 

Dorothy’s List 2017-2018 has been announced!

For a full list including a fun checklist to print click HERE! We currently have all these books in the library’s collection. Can you read them all?



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