Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Paws to Read!

That's right! Our favorite dog, Tessie, is visiting the Children's Room once again. If you have a child in Kindergarten through 3rd grade they can sign up to read to Tessie for ten minutes. Reading to a dog builds confidence in young readers and it's fun! For all the information click here

Sign up to read to Tessie May 29 at 4:00 pm, June 15 at 2:00 pm or June 29 at 11:00 am. Pre-registration is required and must be done in person, in the Children's Room. Stop by to sign up today! 

Friday, May 18, 2012

Live Duck Storytime Pictures

This Thursday, our favorite neighborhood ducks joined us once again for storytime. After sharing stories and songs children had the chance to meet and greet Peeps, Samer and Blackie. Here are a few pictures from that day, for more check out our Facebook.

June Saturday Storytimes

Super Saturdays in June

June 16, 11:00 am
Summer Storytime and Craft

Enjoy summer stories, then create a
craft to take home.
 June 30, 11:00 am
Dads and Donuts

Enjoy stories, with donuts, juice, and
coloring to follow. (Moms are always
invited too)
This month’s theme is Dream Big- Read!  

Both programs designed for ages 2 and up.
No registration necessary. Open to the public at no charge.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Tessie is coming back!

Tessie the Dog is coming back for several days in the next few weeks - but she's making her first return this 
Tuesday, May 22 at 4:00pm!

If you are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade you can sign up to read to Tessie. 
You must register ahead of time and 
registration must be done in person. 

For more information call or stop by the Children's Room.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Bunny Storytime Pics

This Saturday, Cooper the Rabbit came to visit the Library. Children had a blast petting him and we even made a circle so Cooper could hop around. If you missed this live animal storytime - make sure you don't miss the next. This Thursday, May 17 at 10:30 am we will have live ducks visiting storytime! Find all the details here

Monday, May 14, 2012

Growums Program - back for a second year!

June 18, 2012
3:00 pm

Add a some flavor to your garden!
Come and grow your own Pizza Garden,     
Taco Garden, or Herb Garden!
All materials provided.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Offered at no charge to the public through the generosity of the Topsfield Fair.
Designed for ages 4 and up.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Magic Workshop Fun!

Magician Richard Nunziato came to the Hamilton-Wenham Children's Room to share his tricks. For three weeks, children had the chance to learn to amaze their friends with cards, wands and more! Each child was given their own magic kit at the end to continue the fun at home.