Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library
Sanford Maine ♦ 207.324.4714

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Reading is SweetCome join the winter reading fun from Monday January 9 through Monday March 6.

Sweet Reads is for children ages 3-12, but slightly older and younger may join if they would benefit from and enjoy this program - a free, fun, non-competitive reading club to help beat the winter blues.

All reading levels and abilities are welcome to join. The only requirement is to have fun with whatever you choose to read.

There will also be activities to enjoy. (Read the schedule)

Join us for Crafty Mondays, Book Nook & Snacks Thursdays,
coloring contests, cookie decorating, and more.

Stop by the Children’s Room for more information or to sign up!

Romp and Rhyme Story Time

Lap Sit

For infants up to 24 months
Tuesdays at 10:30

Infants and their parents or caregivers will be introduced to the library and reading, through songs, action rhymes and simple stories. Parents and caregivers are active participants.

Pre-registration is not necessary.

Creative Chaos Story Time

Story Time

For pre-school children ages 2 to 6
Thursdays at 11:00

Parents/caregivers will listen to a story, do a simple craft related to the story, meet and play with new friends. There will be special activities on occasion.

Pre-registration is not necessary.

Computing for Kids

Two desktop computers AND four laptops are available for children age 12 and under. (Teenagers use computers in Reference.)

Two LeapPad Ultra Learning Tablets (from Leapfrog) are also available for children up to age 10.

LeapPad Kid

Internet Links for Kids

As you're crawling the internet, don't miss these sites!

  • Kids.gov Over 400 links compiled by the Federal Citizen Information Center, including federal children’s sites, plus some of the best sites from other organizations.
  • New York Public Library for Kids
  • Kids Click: A web resource for kids that is written by libraries.
  • NoveList K-8: A guide to fiction for children up through 8th grade. You can search by author, title, and description.

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Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main St, Sanford ME 04073
207.324.4714 ~ info@lbgoodall.org
Monday-Thursday 10-8, Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-4

The mission of Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library is to encourage, foster and enhance
a lifelong enjoyment of reading and learning for the community.

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