Griffin Free Public Library – Auburn, NH

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Children

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Griffin Free Public has a very active Children’s collection for you family. Need some books? We have you covered with several different options.

  1. Porch Pick-Up: Use your Griffin Free Public Library card to reserve books online. When your books are ready for pick-up, we’ll call you to schedule a contactless Porch Pick-Up. Place holds by logging into your account here: https://catalog.griffin.bywatersolutions.com/
  2. Make an appointment! Call the library to schedule a 20 minute appointment in the Children’s Room to pull your own books. For more information, call us at 603.483.5374.
  3. Request a Bookworm Binder (each binder includes resources to encourage your beginner reading, handpicked by Miss Mary). Just complete this REQUEST FORM.
  4. Request material from another NH Library at https://nhais.agshareit.com/home?cid=nhais&lid=NHHSHM. You just need your Griffin Free Public Library Card and pin.
  5. Download ebooks and audiobooks at nh.overdrive.com.
  6. Find even more ebooks and audiobooks, as well as music and TV shows at https://www.hoopladigital.com/.
  7. Find educational movies at kanopy.

Lexile Levels: Griffin Free now has a Lexile reading system where kids can match their reading level to books on hand. Just check out the Lexile score on each book and your child will get the right level of challenge and fun!

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And if you just wish to stop by and browse, we have kids covered with our outstanding selection of materials. Our collection contains:

  • Board books, great for infants and toddlers to interact with books
  • Picture books for family reading, organized and labeled by subject to help children find their favorites!
  • Phonics learning kits and “read-along” sets
  • Beginning readers and chapter books
  • Junior Fiction at many levels from beginner to advanced
  • Classic children’s literature
  • Non-fiction and biography
  • Homeschooling materials
  • Graphic novels
  • Children’s magazines, audiobooks, and movies

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Links for children and parents!

Here are a few fun web links to get you started on exploring the Internet. We hope to add to these over time, so please share your favorites with us.

Parents

Working Mother – The website of the magazine – designed with the latest tips and advice for working moms.

Kids Health – A comprehensive look at health topics that affect children, designed for parents to understand easily.

Dr. Toy – Reviews on toys and other products for kids, focusing on safety and educational aspects along with entertainment value. A great site to help with your holiday shopping!

Children

Fun Brain – Educational games and leisure-time fun for kids.

PBS Kids – The online hub of the Public Broadcasting System, featuring lots of great information and activities.

Fact Monster – Homework help and general reference information in all subjects.

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Contact:

Griffin Free Public Library
22 Hooksett Road / PO Box 308
Auburn, NH 03032
603.483.5374
staff@griffinfree.org

 

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