Puzzles and Activity Bags

fireenginebagWe have a large selection of puzzles for use in the library by our preschool patrons. These puzzles are a fun way to introduce letters, numbers and simple concepts to young children, as well as strengthen coordination for very young children.

Our Activity Bags are geared towards promoting literacy and learning in preschool age patrons. These bags contain books, videos, and activity items grouped around themes, such as a fire engines, a new sibling, or telling time. We also have Reading Rainbow Activity bags that are geared towards K-1st graders. Activity bags check out for a 3 week period.

Our Literacy Bags are geared towards promoting literacy in Kindergarten and First Grade patrons. Each bag contains 2 books, one fiction and one non-fiction, as well as a packet of activities that go along with those books. Literacy Bags check out for a 3 week period.

Events for Kids


Special Storytime with Nathalia Palis

Join us July 13th @ 9:30 AM to see Nathalia Palis! As a Children’s songwriter Nathalia engages families in an interactive musical perfo

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Keep Our Oceans Clean Event!

July 21st @ 10 AM in the Gallery Learn about Ocean conservation and how you can keep the ocean clean with ocean-themed activities! This

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Petting Zoo in the Park!

To finish off Summer Reading with some fun, we're having a petting zoo. Come to the park on July 29th from 10AM-12PM to see goats, donkeys

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APL Digital Downloads

Check out digital audiobooks, ebooks, video, and music using your Andover Library card. Browse and search hundreds of great titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn onto a CD for your reading and listening pleasure anywhere, anytime.

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