About the Children's Room

Welcome to the Jane Gray Dustan Children’s Room, your source for books and audio-visual materials for children Birth through Grade 6!

Our extensive collection includes fiction and nonfiction books and DVDs, music CDs, CD ROMs, audiobooks, and Parenting materials. Our room also boasts a selection of books from the main collection (for adults who don’t have time to get upstairs), a black and white copier, two catalog computers, three internet computers, two educational activity computers, and one designated homework computer.

The Jane Gray Dustan Children’s Room is also a great place to come for a variety of activities. See our calendar for upcoming events. Children’s programming includes storytimes, singalongs, playtimes, a reading discussion group, a variety of guest performers, and an extensive and exciting summer reading program.


Children’s Room Hours

Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

* The Children's Room is open on Sundays, 1 - 5 pm, the Sunday after Columbus Day through the Sunday before Memorial Day.

Contact Us
Phone Number: 617-993-2880

Denise Shaver dshaver at minlib.net, Coordinator of Children's Services: 617-993-2881
Deborah Borsuk dborsuk at minlib.net, Children's Librarian: 617-993-2882