Saturday, January 24, 2015

The library is closed today, Saturday, January 24, due to the snow.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Winter 2015 Programs!

Happy New Year! The 2015 winter schedule is now available on the blog and in the Children's Room! We have many of your favorite programs returning for another season, plus some wonderful new programs. Registration begins on Tuesday, January 20 starting at 10 a.m. in the Children's Room. Please register in person. For the full schedule click here.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Paws to Read

Tessie, our certified therapy Labradoodle,will visit the library Wednesday, January 14 and Friday, January 23 for our special Paws to Read program. Children in kindergarten through 3rd grade may sign-up to practice their reading skills with Tessie. Please visit the Children's Room to register. For more information click here.

Monday, December 15, 2014


Congratulations to our 2014 Story Writing Contest Winners!

1st – 3rd Grade
2nd Place: The Magic Talking Monkey by Harry
3rd Place: The Missing Mask of Sellasville by Avonlea Jane

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order)
Back in Time by Ben
The Park by A.B.
Sunny’s Talent by Charlotte
My Birthday by Cooper

4th – 6th Grade
1st Place: Mouse Cottage by Ellen
2nd Place: Empty Hand by Meena
3rd Place: The Perils of Time Travel by Jack

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order)
The Lost Key by Sophie

Many thanks to our esteemed panel of judges:

Sarah Lauderdale, Head of Reference, H-W Library
Barbara Lawrence, Ed.D., Local Author
Janet Mackay Smith, Managing Editor, Gatehouse Media New England

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Helping Hands

We are still collecting non-perishable items for the Acord Food Pantry. Your donations will make a timely difference in helping local families in need. Please drop off your donations in the Children's Room shopping cart. Let's see how many times we can fill the cart before the end of December!

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Nutcracker!

Wear your favorite dance outfit to the library tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2nd at 10:30 am! The Boston Ballet School will be here to present the music and story of The Nutcracker. Families will dance together and will get to see real tutus, tunics and pointe shoes. No registration necessary.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Science is Everywhere Grant Kickoff

The library has won an important grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Beginning Monday, December 1, we will be celebrating science here with all kinds of cool displays, games to play like bingo and a scavenger hunt, newly purchased videos and books for borrowing, and the opportunity to sign up for the Winter and Spring STEM programs. View the upcoming schedule of events here and join the fun!