March Break is a great chance to explore the libraries and galleries of Cambridge.

For Kids

Special Collections

Old Post Office Discovery Centre

child using litebrite wall

Located on the second floor of the Old Post Office, the Children’s Discovery Centre is a hands-on creative space for kids to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). Drop in and try out our Lite Brite, LEGO, and Magnetic walls; experiment with our table activities; or simply relax with a storybook on our beautiful outdoor terrace.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 books before kindergarten

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read any book to your newborn, infant, toddler or preschooler. The goal is to read 1,000 together books before they start kindergarten. Yes, you can reread your favourites. There are even cool prizes to be earned along the way.

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Read the Rainbow

read the rainbow kit

Read the Rainbow literacy kits make the road to reading fun for kids and simple for caregivers. Books are classified and collected with a variety of other literacy resources at six levels. From phonics at “Red” to novel-length read-alongs at “Violet” you’ll love reading the rainbow.

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playsmarts kit

Learning through play is essential. The PlaySmarts Toy and Game Collection highlights hands-on learning resources with ten different developmental focuses for all ages (Read, Count, Move, etc.). From learning to count to learning to code, this collection will enliven any learning experience.

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