Youth Programs and Services
   Palmer Public Library
    1455 North Main Street
      Palmer, MA. 01069
        (413) 283-3330
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The Palmer Public Library has an extensive circulating collection targeting patrons aged infant through grade 7. Children, parents and teachers will find books, read-along book/cassette or CD packages, books on tape or CD, magazines, music cassettes or CDs, videos, puppets, SPECIALTY KITS, and a PARENT-TEACHER RESOURCE CENTER. All materials may be accessed through our on-line catalog.


The Palmer Public Library offers a wide variety of youth and family orientated services. Additional information on the following may be found on our online calendar, through library fliers, or by calling the library at 283-3330 ext. 102.
IMAGINATION STATION - This playroom is open to the public most afternoons and evening.
PROGRAMMING - Toddler playgroups, preschool storyhours, summer reading programs, and special occasion celebrations, performances and crafts are scheduled regularly throughout the year.

Discount or free passes are available to the Springfield Quadrangle Museums, the Holyoke Children's Museum, Boston Science Museum & more. Passes may be booked ahead of time to insure availability. PALMER LIBRARY MUSEUM PASSES listed in Online Catalog;
this link will show the list of currently held museum passes but cannot be used to show future availablity or to reserve a pass.
Call to inquire or reserve 283-3330 ext.0.

TEACHER CARDS - Extended loan periods are available for classroom teachers, licensed childcare providers, and curriculum approved home school parents.
ELLISON DIE CUT MACHINE - This multiples cutting machine may be used by adults who work with or represent groups (ie: teachers, scout leaders, group home counselors, etc.). Over 70 die shaped patterns are available. Patrons must provide their own materials to cut and it is recommended that date and time slots be booked ahead of time. Call to inquire or reserve 283-3330 ext. 102.

BACK PACK KITS-(Complete list of titles as of 4/09)- 105 kid-size backpacks based on concepts, themes, and book titles. Contents may include books, movies, music, puppets, games and/or toys. A binder listing kits and their contents is available for preview in the youth room.