Over 150 people attended our Wow It's Wednesday program this week. Tanglewood Marionette's brought and performed An Arabian Adventure. It was a great, fast and entertaining story as the children went from scared to laughing all in one scene. Below are a couple pictures from the event. A clip of the performance can be found on our facebook here.
And don't miss our Wow, It's Wednesday - next week is Vehicle night from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the Library Parking Lot. Find more information here.
Some of you may have noticed that our caterpillars are back! If you haven't seen them yet - come to the children's room to get a look at caterpillars and chrysalises.
Charlie Hoffman was here Saturday to talk with children and families about how they could help Monarch Butterflies by raising them. Charlie taught children how to find, identify and care for the Monarchs throughout their life cycle.
This Monday night Chief Stevens of the Hamilton Fire Department read the children stories about firefighters, fire trucks, and fire safety. Fun was had by all the children and there is more to come in the next few weeks. No registration is required - simply drop in for the fun one or all of the nights.
Don't miss Joanne Patton next week - she is a special storytelling treat!
Last night Otha Day was our Wow, It's Wednesday special guest. Otha taught children how to drum to the beat. Children were able to learn different drum beats as well as African chants. Below are a few pictures from the event as well as the link from the Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Otha led the Children in different drumming patterns.
Otha led the children in an African Chant.
And don't miss all the great pictures on the Patch.
Don't miss next week's great event as Tanglewood Marionettes present An Arabian Adventure. You can find more information here.
This Monday our Local Heroes Guest was Chief Walsh of the Wenham Police Department. Children enjoyed stories and songs while in their pajamas. Joins us next Monday at 6:30 pm with our Local Hero Guest Chief Phil Stevens of the Hamilton Fire Department.
Last night - we held our third Wow It's Wednesday event featuring Taino, a husband and wife team. They performed Calypso, Reggae, and Mento music while children were able to shake and play instruments.
Below are pictures from this fantastic event. If you've missed out on the fun so far - what are you waiting for?There are plenty more great Wednesday events coming soon. Check out the information on next week's Otha Day's Drum Circle here.
Children loved listening to the Reggae music.
Sana helped children play instruments and create their own music.
Congratulations to Katie, age 11 who spotted Leni while she was visiting the Hamilton-Wenham Veterinary Clinic. Katie then visited the Children's Room to enter our raffle and won. Here's Leni while she was visiting Dr. Pett. Can you spot her this week?
Also, you do not want to miss another Wow It's Wednesday! This week we have Taino's Calypso Jam-O-Rama. This will be an exciting participatory performance featuring Mento, Calypso and Reggae music. The fun begins at 6:30 pm. This program is offered at no charge and is open to the public. No registration necessary.
Yesterday, we were happy to welcome back the Museum of Science traveling program, this time presenting A World of Bridges: An Engineering Tale. Children were able to make small bridges themselves and work together to create a roman arch bridge that they were able to walk over! Here are just a few from yesterdays event you can find more on Facebook here.
Children and adults worked together to build small bridges over the river.
Children were able to walk across the roman arch bridge that they built together.