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Digital magazines are available through the Overdrive, Libby, and RB Digital apps and websites. Use your library card and have 24/7 access to the newest editions.
DISCOUNTED MUSEUM PASSES
The Dedham Public Library provides discounted passes to a variety of museums and attractions in and around Boston. Click here to view a complete list and to reserve a pass.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
The Museum of Science features a revolving schedule of temporary exhibits, IMAX films, and Planetarium shows, plus details on more than 700 interactive permanent exhibits, live presentations, and more!
Click here to reserve the Museum of Science pass.
NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM
The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals—from northern fur seals to giant Pacific octopus to little blue penguins. We also offer a wide range of exhibits, including the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef home to Myrtle the green sea turtle and hundreds of other Caribbean animals.
Click here to reserve the New England Aquarium pass.
ZOO NEW ENGLAND
Learn about the wonders of our natural world! The Zoo's experienced educators offer an exciting array of programs to school groups, scouts, college students, nursing home residents and children in after-school programs. With additional programs like adult lectures, overnight programs, summer camps and teacher workshops, there are learning opportunities for everyone at Zoo New England.
Click here to reserve the Zoo New England pass.
HARVARD MUSEUMS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE
The mission of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC) is to foster curiosity and a spirit of discovery in visitors of all ages, enhancing public understanding of and appreciation for the natural world, science, and human cultures. HMSC works in concert with Harvard faculty, museum curators, and students, as well as with members of the extended Harvard community, to provide interdisciplinary exhibitions, events and lectures, and educational programs for students, teachers, and the general public.
Click here to reserve the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture pass.
WEBSITES AND APPS
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS
Nat Geo Kids teaches kids about the world and how it works, empowering them to succeed and to make it a better place. Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.
PBS KIDS GAMES
Looking for fun, educational games for your kids to play? The PBS KIDS Games app has over 90 free learning games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters. Kids can play anytime, anywhere! Games that encourage learning science, math, creativity, and more. Play mazes, puzzles, dress-up, coloring and more. NEW games added all the time!
Britannica Public Library Edition for Kids This link opens in a new window
Contains Compton’s Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and a wealth of other age-appropriate material for younger students and children.