Holmes Kids

Welcome to the Holmes Kids Page! This area is just for you! We have picture books, chapter books, first readers... Older fiction, non-fiction, biographies... But it doesn't stop there! We also have a playroom with toys, puppets and costumes as well as AWE - our amazing Early Literacy Station. And let's not forget our special storyhours and programs. There's always something exciting going on at the Holmes. So come on in and join the fun! *New*Try NoveList Plus K-8 to find a book like the one you just read and loved!

For more information about our programming please contact Marie Coady by email or by phone at (781)293-2271.

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We offer programs for ages three months to six years. All programs take place in the Community Room in the rear of the library.

    Infant & Toddler Lapsit

      Age:3-24 month-olds
      Fridays @ 10:00
      Every Friday, resumes August 28, 2015
      (Registration not required)

    The following storyhours run for six-week cycles with two weeks off in between.

    Toddler Storyhour
      Age: 2-year-olds
      Thursdays @ 11:00
      (Runs Sept. 3 thru Oct. 8)

    Preschool Storyhour
      Age: 3-year-olds
      Fridays @ 11:30
      (Runs Sept. 4 thru Oct. 9)

    Pre-Kindergarten Storyhour
      Age: 4-6-year-olds
      Thursdays @ 1:00
      (Runs Sept. 3 thru Oct. 8)

paper bag puppet

book club selection

El Deafo

by Cece Bell

Wednesday, September 23
2:45 pm - 4 pm

Grades 3 - 6

Please remember to send a Dismissal Note to school!


school links
general resources

  • The First Thanksgiving - Discover Pilgrim Life as if you were there.
  • Maya Adventure - Activites and Information on the Ancient Mayan culture from the Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Odyssey Online -Explores ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman cultures. Includes museum objects, puzzles, games, worksheets, more.
  • Pyramids: the inside story - get answers to questions and explore the Pyramids of Egypt at this excellent PBS/NOVA site.


  • Amusement Park Physics
    Explores how the laws of physics play a role in the design of amusement park rides. Design a roller coaster, determine the outcome of bumper car collisions, and more.
  • BrainPop
    A unique site full of animated health and science movies, and fun quizzes.
  • Exploring Leonardo
    Learn about Leonardo da Vinci, his futuristic inventions, and unique way of looking at the world. From the Boston Museum of Science.
  • Extreme Science
    Where is the deepest spot in the ocean? Which creature is the strongest? Visit this site for answers to these and other scientific record-breakers!
  • FT Exploring
    A fun-filled science site that explores energy and other basic scientific principles.
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