Middle School

Winter Programs

Tween Tuesdays Online: Children in grades 4-8 can join in online anytime for a variety of entertainment, including games, projects, and other creative activities.

May: Cooking for Tweens

Past Months

January: Among Us- Library Depot Online Game

February: Puzzles

March: Science at Home

April: How to Draw






Middle School Book Club & Discussion: View activities and book recommendations below, or pick up a Book Club Bag at the library the 1st two weeks of each month. There will be a Zoom Virtual Discussion on the 4th Thursday of each month at 4:45 pm. Check the library calendar for details. 

May: Bobby vs Girls (Accidentally) by Lisa Yee

Past Months

January: Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

February: How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor

March: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916  by Lauren Tarshis (Graphic Novel)

April: Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres




Tween Crafternoons: Tween crafts and DIYs geared towards grades 4-8 will be available as Take & Make bags the 2nd two weeks of each month.


May: Lotus Light (available for pick up starting May 17)


Past Months

January: Printable How to Draw Sampler

How to Draw Sampler Tutorial Video


February: Cactus Creations 

Cactus Creations Tutorial Video


March: Pi Day Art 

Pi Day Art Tutorial Video


April: Graph Paper Designs

Graph Paper Design Tutorial Video


tweens playing cards Virtual Summer 2020 Tween Programs

 Virtual Fall 2020 Tween Programs

Children's Makerspace - Through a grant from the Barberton Community Foundation and the generosity of the both the Barberton Kiwanis and the Magic City Kiwanis, the library has been able to purchase a variety of supplies and equipment to create a Makerspace in which the children of Barberton can build, discover and create. This winter, we will offer a variety of activities related to our Makerspace through Take & Make activity bags and activities here on the website.  We want to give kids a chance to experience our Makerspace, while we wait for the current health situation to improve.

Homework Databases - Need help completing homework or a research project? These databases can help!

Three for Me Library Card - Information about getting a 3 for Me Library Card

Book Lists - Browse a variety of book lists for children, on subjects ranging from award winning books to difficult subjects such as divorce and dealing with loss.​​

Bestsellers Club - Sign up for the Bestsellers Club for kids and the children's librarians will put popular titles on hold for you!

Miss Alison's Pick of the Month - Check out some of Miss Alison's favorite from the past decade.​

Middle School Summer Reading ListsClick the link to view the Middle School Summer 2020 Reading Lists for Barberton and Norton Middle Schools, grades 5th - 8th.