Kids' Page

We are available Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for Limited Browsing, Order Pickup, Phone Orders, and Contactless Parking Lot Pickup.  Order online 24 hours a day.

**Free Local Area Delivery on Tuesday and Friday**

Please Note:  Many of the high demand books that say 'On our Shelves Now' are on hold for other customers.  You can place an order and we will let you know when they come back in stock.  Thank you for your patience.

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~Local Authors (Get a Signed Copy!), Bestsellers, Brain Quest, New Picture Books, Middle Readers, and Young Adult books as well as Staff Picks and 2019 Top Ten Lists--Now with Board Books, too!

John Rocco Pre-order Giveaway!

How We Got to the Moon
by John Rocco

Pre-order a signed copy today!  Everyone who pre-orders by October 5th will be entered into a raffle for a special edition print signed by the author and a set of 5 greeting cards.  Five winners will be chosen.  Exclusively from Books on the Square!

More information here

Boston Globe Horn Award - Saturday by Oge Mora

by Oge Mora

Congratulations to local author Oge Mora, winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for picture books.

More information here

Local Authors or Illustrators
--Request a Signed Copy!

Wherever I Go Cover Image
Baby Clown Cover Image
Snowy Race Cover Image
Staff Pick Badge
Layla's Happiness Cover Image
Saturday Cover Image
Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
The Rough Patch Cover Image

Chris' Story Time Picks

Poppy and Mozart: With 16 musical sounds! Cover Image
Are You Ready to Play Outside? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
Duck On A Bike Cover Image
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Cover Image

Featured Kids' Books to Pre-Order

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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
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Guess Who Is Behind the Door: A Counting Book in 4 Languages Cover Image
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Saving Eli's Library Cover Image
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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Cover Image
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InvestiGators: Take the Plunge Cover Image
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Follow Your Dreams, Little One Cover Image
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When They Call You a Terrorist (Young Adult Edition): A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World Cover Image
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Pete the Cat: Super Pete (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

A Whale of the Wild Cover Image
The Silver Arrow Cover Image
Cemetery Boys Cover Image
Punching the Air Cover Image

Browse & Shop the Indie Bestseller Lists

Children's Early & Middle Readers -- Young Adult Books

Back to School - Whatever that looks
like for you!

Back to School - Whatever that looks like for you!

Books for the Times

Kids' Current Events Display

Great Gifts for Babies

Some Kid Suggestions for you:

Publishers Weekly has a great article with links for kids' activities and online story times
See all by clicking above, but here are some highlights below:

Penguin Random House Virtual Storytime Program

Children's Book Week Coloring pages & book

Young Writer's Blueprint

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Weekly Story Times

Until further notice, Story Times have been canceled.  Please check back to see when Story Times will restart.

Parents and children can join our storytellers two times each week for the ongoing Story Time event lasting approx. 30 minutes.
--This event is best suited for children 6 months–6 years old.

10:30am   Mondays for Babies
11:00am   Saturdays for all Kids

NOTE: Sometimes, our story times are cancelled due to sickness or inclement weather.  You are welcome to give us a call at (401) 331-9097 around 10:00am to find out if Story Time is happening.
~There are also no Story Times in August and December.


Great place to find the newest kids' books:
IndieBound Kids' Next List

Great places to find award-winning kids' books:
Caldecott Medal & Honors Books
Newbery Medal & Honors Books