Monday, April 30, 2012

Steven Kellogg Video

If you missed Steven Kellogg and Stuart J. Murphy visiting the library, be sure to check out this video of Steven's presentation.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Steven Kellogg & Stuart J. Murphy Visit the Library!

This Saturday, Steven Kellogg and Stuart J. Murphy visited the children's room sharing the secrets of their stories and illustrations. Below is Children's Librarian, Lorraine Der with both authors.

Ducks Like Rain & Storytime

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012
10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room

Come join us for a special story program, featuring
Peeps, Blackie and Samer,
three neighborhood ducks,
and their owner, our own Karen D’Ambrosio!

Enjoy stories featuring our feathered friends with
plenty of time after to meet the ducks up close!
No registration necessary. 
Recommended for ages 2 years and up.
Open to the public at no charge

Terrific Twos and Threes is Back!

If you're in the mood for a drop-in Storytime, come Monday mornings from 11:00-11:30 for Terrific Twos and Threes with Kate! This program is designed for toddlers aged 2 & 3, with stories, songs, fingerplays and dancing. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Now through June 11th, except Memorial Day.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Highlights from School Vacation Week!

While it was a short week here at the library, it was packed with lots of fun for those kids home from school. Wednesday, the Museum of Science Traveling Program brought a small planetarium for the One Sky, Many Stories program. About 100 children and adults had the opportunity to attend and all who did loved it.

Thursday was annual Kite Day here and fun was had by multiple generations.These are just two pictures from the events. Check out Facebook for more.

And the fun doesn't stop there- tomorrow award winning children's author and illustrator Steven Kellogg and his good friend Stuart Murphy are coming to the library - don't miss this fantastic event. Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 pm. Click for all the details.

And a reminder that our weekly story programs begin next week - if you haven't signed up for your spot next, stop by the Children's Room.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Hop to Storytime!

Hop to Storytime
Saturday, May 12
2:00 pm

Join us for a special story program featuring our friend
Cooper the Rabbit!
We’ll enjoy stories featuring bunnies, rabbits and hares.
Then everyone will have a chance to meet Cooper.
No registration necessary—designed for ages 2 and up.
This program is open to the public at no charge.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Registration - Many Programs Still Open

Registration began this past Monday, but there are still spots available in many of our weekly programs. Baby Bookworms (both 10:30 and 11:00), Terrific Twos & Threes, Rhythm & Rhyme, Legomania and World of Wizarding still have space available. Stop by the Children's Room to sign up or ask any questions you have.

Also, if you haven't signed up for our school vacation event One Sky, Many Stories be sure to do so! The program takes place on Wednesday, April 18. There is still space available in several sessions and the Museum of Science never disappoints. Click for more details.

Be sure to stop by on Thursday, April 19 for Kite Day from 1-4. No registration is necessary for that great event. Details can be found here.

If you have any questions, give us a call or stop by the Children's Room.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Meet Steven Kellogg!

at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library 
Saturday, April 21
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 Join award-winning author and illustrator Steven Kellogg
 for an afternoon of whimsy, wit and fun as he shares his
journey as one of our most beloved creators of
children’s literature.

Also meet special guest Stuart J. Murphy, author and illustrator of the popular MathStart books and the I See I Learn series. 

Find more of the details here.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Buzz Lightyear at the Library!

Yesterday, Buzz Lightyear joined us for a story time about space as well as a reenactment of The Three Little Pigs. Kids loved meeting this beloved character. If you missed this drop-in storytime, don't miss the drop-in Fun with Puppets on Thursday at 10:30 am. Details can be found here.

Buzz Lightyear!
Kids loved playing the part of the pigs!