Children’s Room

Welcome to the Patten Free Library Children’s Room

Our Children’s Room is an enchanting place to visit with a friendly staff who love working with kids. We know our books and love finding just the right book for you. Our thoughtfully planned programs are some of the very best around; every week day morning you’ll find a Storytime and most afternoons we have awesome afterschool activities. We’re here to help raise passionate readers!


Kid's Blog

Wonderland of Winter Books!

December 12, 2018

Children’s Book Council

Books about cold weather and the great outdoors make for a magical Winter Seasonal Showcase!

Persephone
by Sally Pomme Clayton

Garden to Table
by Katherine Hengel with Contributing Chef Lisa Wagner

The Smallest Gift of Christmas
by Peter H. Reynolds

A Mountain of Mittens
by Lynn Plourde

Dinosaur vs. Santa
by Bob Shea

Winter Is For Snow
by Robert Neubecker

Sweet Dreams, Polar Bear
by Mindy Dwyer

Mary Engelbreit’s Nutcracker
by Mary Engelbreit

Splat the Cat and the Snowy Day Surprise
by Rob Scotton

Winter Bees
by Joyce Sidman

Me Too!
by Valeri Gorbachev

Geronimo Stilton
by Geronimo Stilton

Polar Star
by Sally Grindley

On Linden Square
by Kate Sullivan

Winterkill
by Kate A. Boorman

Hanukkah Bear
by Eric A. Kimmel

Now It Is Winter
by Eileen Spinelli

Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear
by Mônica Carnesi

Murphy, Gold Rush Dog
by Alison Hart

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
by Eric A. Kimmel

Blizzard
by John Rocco

The Twelve Days of Winter
by Deborah Lee Rose

Herman’s Letter
by Tom Percival

Pip and Posy
by Axel Scheffler

Just Right for Christmas
by Birdie Black

Frosty the Snowman
by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins

An Amazing Snowman
by Barbara Jean Hicks

Simon and the Bear
by Eric A. Kimmel

Animals of Alaska
by Lisa Rhodes

Quilt of Dreams
by Mindy Dwyer

The Fairy Bell Sisters #6
by Margaret McNamara

The Twelve Days of Christmas
by Jane Cabrera

Holidays around the World
by Carolyn B Otto

Santa’s Last Present
by Marie-Aude and Elvire Murial

Dance Class #6
by Beka

The Kid’s Book of Simple Everyday Science
by Kelly Doudna

Hello Kitty, Hello Winter!
by Sanrio

A Chick ‘n’ Pug Christmas
by Jennifer Sattler

Winterfrost
by Michelle Houts

Winter Trees
by Carole Gerber

Disney Princess Perfect Princess Christmas
by Disney Book Group

A Letter For Bear
by David Lucas

Honey Paw and Lightfoot
by Jonathan London

First Snow
by Peter McCarty

Little Blue Truck’s Christmas
by Alice Schertle

Holidays Around the World
by Deborah Heiligman

Little Rabbit’s Christmas
by Harry Horse

Trash to Treasure
by Pam Scheunemann

Here is the World
by Lesléa Newman

The Time Fetch
by Amy Herrick

My Snowman Activity and Sticker Book
by Bloomsbury

Up & Down
by Britta Teckentrup

Who Stole New Year’s Eve? A Chickadee Court Mystery
by Martha Freeman

Over the River and Through the Wood
by L. Maria Child

Jingle Bells
by Iza Trapani

Sofia the First
by Catherine Hapka

Aurora
by Mindy Dwyer

Mia
by Robin Farley

A Christmas Carol and Mugby Junction
by Charles Dickens adapted by Rodolphe

Holidays Around the World
by Deborah Heiligman

Penguin’s Hidden Talent
by Alex Latimer

Penguin and Pinecone
by Salina Yoon

Burton and the Christmas Tree
by V.A. Boeholt

Cool World Cooking
by Lisa Wagner

Sally in the Snow
by Stephen Huneck

The Abominables
by Eva Ibbotson

When Charley Met Grampa
by Amy Hest

Whale Snow
by Debby Dahl Edwardson

Disney Christmas Storybook Collection
by Elle D. Risco; Calliope Glass

Groucho’s Eyebrows
by Tricia Brown

Outside
by Deirdre Gill

Outside
by Deirdre Gill

Winter Wonderland
by Jill Esbaum

The Smurfs Christmas
by Peyo

Claude on the Slopes
by Alex T. Smith

Snow Day!
by Lester L. Laminack

Little Dog Lost
by Mônica Carnesi

The Ice Castle
by Pendred Noyce

It’s Snowing!
by Gail Gibbons

Mice on Ice
by Rebecca and Ed Emberley

 

Upcoming Children’s Events

Thu 17

Storytimes for 2’s & 3’s

January 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Tue 22

Lego League

January 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 23

Book Babies Storytimes

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 10:50 am
Wed 23

Visit with Maine Illustrator, Evelyn Dunphy

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 24

Photo Gallery

Discovering Great Artists ~ Painting Dahlov Ipcar’s Murals