Kids and Teens

General Information

Storytimes and activities for children from infancy through sixth grade are offered throughout the year. Librarians are always available to assist with school and personal research questions, help with the computers or to suggest good books for every age and interest. Parents may check out the “Parents’ Shelf” and receive guidance in choosing books for their children. Students in Norwood schools are supported by library staff in collaboration with school librarians and teachers.


Throughout the year there are visits from musicians, writers and artists. There are magic shows, puppet shows, and animal programs. During the summer break from school, the Summer Reading Program keeps everyone reading great books and sharing the fun. The large collection of children’s books,  audiobooks, magazines, music CDs, and DVDs helps meet the expanding interests of library users of all ages.

Children’s Computers

To use the Internet you need a Minuteman library card. Internet access in the Children’s Department, but children and their parents are urged to discuss Internet safety together and with our librarians.

Two table mounted iPads are available for use that have early learning applications.

Behavior in the Children’s Department

Children are expected to follow the same rules of behavior as adults. Children should not be left alone in the Children’s Room or anywhere in the building. Parents are responsible for their children’s safety and behavior.

To contact a Children’s Librarian, call 781-769-0200, x225 or send an email to

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