Saugus Public Library
295 Central Street Saugus, Massachusetts 01906
781.231.4168 (phone)
781.231.4169 (fax)


Children's Department

Welcome to the children's room!

If you haven't met her already, Martha is the Saugus Public Library's children's librarian. Martha or another staff member is always available to help you find great books, movies, music, and more. The children's room also hosts a lot of exciting events each month for children from birth through fifth grade. Please drop by or send Martha an email if you have any questions.

While you're on the computer, check out the library's Pinterest boards! You can see what books we like, what crafts we've tried at the library, and lots more.

Class Visits to the Library
Especially for Teachers
Parenting and Teaching Resources
Recommended Reading Lists, by topic

Click on an event in the calendar for full information. To register for a program, you can call the library at (781) 231-4168 ext. 14 or send an email to Martha.

Class Visits and Library Tours

Library tours including computer instruction and/or storytime are available by appointment. The Children's Librarian can also visit your classroom to give instruction on research techniques, storytime, or you may design a visit to meet your needs.


  • Call the Children's Desk (for grades K - 5) or the Reference Department (for grades 6 - 12) to reserve books for your class assignments.
  • Take advantage of the Online Databases for your classroom assignments.

Parent/Teacher Shelf

The Children's Room carries a collection of books for teachers and parents that cover topics like classroom management, literacy and reading readiness, behavior, the facts of life, family changes, grief and loss, health and illness, language, learning differences, and potty training.

Recommended Reading Lists, by topic

Links take you to the library catalog; see what's available, and request items that are checked out. These lists are updated and expanded regularly. Don't see what you want? Make a request!

295 Central Street Saugus, Massachusetts 01906 ~ phone 781.231.4168 ~ fax 781.231.4169