iPads and Nooks

Take Home a Nook!

The Cambridge Public Libraries have 60 circulating Nooks loaded with a selection of popular reading material that Cantabrigians love. Nooks are yours for 4 weeks, and available with titles for adults, teens and children at all locations.

iPads in the Children’s Room!

When used purposefully in supportive, creative environments, iPads can provide terrific multi-sensory tools for engaging children. Our iPads feature one recommended app each week for you and your children to experiment with during your library visit!


  • Providing enjoyable first experiences experimenting with touchscreen technology.
  • Showcasing skill-building apps for young children.
  • Providing multi-sensory engagement opportunities for children.
  • Helping to develop language, cognitive and fine motor skills.
  • Fostering enjoyment of learning through interactive play.


  • Allow everyone to have a turn.
  • Please do not eat while using the iPad.
  • Caregivers, join your children in the fun and supervise your child's iPad use.

Looking for more? Ask a librarian about information and resources for iPads and touchscreen technology.

Muzzy Club

Available in eight world languages, the MUZZY story is a captivating and entertaining way for kids to learn another language. Just choose a language and get started!


Find Tallulah and Blanche!

Our gerbils' Facebook page will keep you posted about Cambridge Public Library Children's Room happenings.