Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Thanksgiving Stories & Craft

Saturday November 17, 11:00 a.m.
Join us for books about turkeys, Thanksgiving and thankfulness.  Create & take home a pinecone turkey centerpiece!

This program is designed for ages 2 and up.
No registration necessary.
Offered to the public at no charge.

Story Writing Contest

Story Writing Contest
Cultivate your writing skills and create!
Start writing your original story and submit it by Friday, November 23, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Winners will be announced Friday, December 7

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes and honorable mentions will be awarded to winners from each age group:
5-6 years
7-8 years
9-12 years

All entries that follow the guidelines will receive a prize!
Your submission, name and age will appear on our blog online and be displayed here in the Children's Room.

Click on the Story Writing Contest Tab on our blog  for more information & contest guidelines!

Monday, November 5, 2018

Eyeball Guessing Contest

Congratulations to

Aoife, age 9
Avery, age 7
Cameron, age 10
Katherine, age 6
William, age 8
Max, age 3

Winners of the October 2018
"Eyeball" Guessing Contest.
There were 94 eyeballs!

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Pumpkin Decorating Contest 2018! 

Click Here to see the full list of winners! 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Young Writer's Workshop

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd at 11:00 a.m.

In celebration of Massachusetts Family Literacy Month and National Novel Writing Month, join us for an introduction to story writing with fun activities and exercises! 
This program is designed for children ages 8 to 12.

No experience or registration necessary.

Remember to enter your completed story in our November Story Writing Contest!

Monday, October 29, 2018

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Ending!

Calling all Pumpkin Decorators!

There is still time to enter your pumpkins in our annual pumpkin Decorating Contest! Get creative and then bring in your decorated pumpkins by Wednesday, October 31st.

Children of all ages welcome!
Every participant gets a prize!

Please do not carve your pumpkin. No carved pumpkins will be accepted. Thank you!

Monday, October 22, 2018


Saturday, October 27 at 12:30 pm

Join the Library and the greater Hamilton-Wenham community in celebrating this year's "Pumpkin Fest". Enjoy pumpkin carving, arts & crafts, face painting, games, 
a costume parade & more! 
Due to the inclement weather predicted, the NEW location for these fun events is 
the Hamilton-Wenham Recreation Department.

More information, and a full schedule of events, can be found here.