Thursday, December 15, 2011

A Glimpse at Hanukkah Stories, Songs, and Snacks

Tonight was our Hanukkah Storytime and great fun was had by all who attended! Here's just a small glimpse:

Debbie Coltin reading The Chanukkah Guest

Debbie Coltin and David Wesson led the children in Hanukkah Songs! 

Winter Storytime Schedule - Now Available!

The Winter Schedule is now here! It can be viewed under Winter Storytime Session.

We are happy to say that Baby Bookworms, Terrific Twos and Threes, Music & Movement, Rhythm & Rhyme, Lego-Mania, and World of Wizarding are all returning.

Also be sure not to miss our Saturday Storytimes or our Lunar New Year Event!
Look for more information on those soon!

Remember - registration begins January 17 and must be done in person, in the Children's Room.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Story Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our
Story Writing Contest Winners!

1st – 3rd Grade
1ST PLACE: Puppy Escape by Caroline
2ND PLACE: The Dreaded Days of Summer Camp by Amelia
3RD PLACE: When I got my Adenoids Out by Owen

Honorable Mentions: (In No Particular Order)
The Moon and the Sun by Abi
Fletcher on the Run by Oscar
Best Friends Forever by Millie
The Cave Discoverer by Jack
The Walking Talking Flowers by Ariel
Mary and Her Glasses by Liza
Moving to America by David


4th – 6th Grade
 1st PLACE: The Magical Book by Annalia



Many thanks to our esteemed panel of judges:

Sarah Lauderdale, Head of Reference, H-W Library
Barbara Lawrence, Local Author
Robert Gates, Editor of the Hamilton-Wenham Patch
and
special thanks to Pat Purdy, Owner of the Banbury Cross Bookshop of Wenham, for the generous donation of the wonderful prizes!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Winter Session Registration Date

Registration for our Winter Storytime Session will be January 17 at 10am.
Mark your calendars now so you don't miss out!

We're still working out all the details so check back soon and we'll have the schedule up.

In the meantime, don't miss our December Drop-In Story Programs!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Congratulations to our Food Guessing Contest Winners!

Congratulations to

Amelia, 5
and
Grace, 9

Winners of our food guessing contest!

There were
84
food items in our grocery cart!

Acord food pantry came to pick up all the items, can you help us fill it again?

Friday, December 2, 2011

Dads & Donuts, Holiday and Hanukkah Storytimes

There's been some conflicting information about which story time is happening which Saturday.
The information below is correct.

Tomorrow - Saturday December 3 at 11am
Dads and Donuts! 
This month's theme - Star Light, Star Bright
Mom's are always invited. 

Saturday December 10 at 11am
Holiday Storytime and Craft
Enjoy some holiday favorites, then create a festive craft. 

No registration necessary - just stop in for all the fun.
Click for all the details. 

We also have more information about the Hanukkah Storytime on December 15! 
Click for the flyer with all the information.

Can't make Saturday's?
Don't forget about all of our drop-in programs throughout December!