Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Attention Chess for Kids Members

Sandra is extending Chess for Kids an extra week through December 10th.

Don't miss out on the two last sessions December 3 and December 10 at 3:30 pm.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Dynamite December Drop-Ins

The Children's Room is happy to announce that we will be offering several drop-in story programs throughout the month of December. Music & Movement, Terrific Twos & Threes, and Rhythm & Rhyme will all be offering drop-in classes. For a complete schedule and description of the classes click here.

In addition we have several special events happening in December.

On Saturday, December 1 at 11:00 am is Dads & Donuts. Join us for stories featuring Things That Go, with juice, donuts and coloring to follow.

The following Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 am is our Holiday Storytime & Craft. We'll read stories featuring December Holidays with a festive craft to take home after.

And don't miss our Hanukkah Storytime on Tuesday, December 11 at 4:00 pm. This story is presented by the Lappin Foundation. Registration is appreciated, but not required. To register contact Phyllis Osher at 978-740-4404 or through email at posher@rilcf.org

In addition to these great programs we are also bringing back Lego-Mania. Lego-Mania, open to children in grades 1-5 is a non-competitive, non-robotics Lego Club. Just come and build, work together or alone and build a masterpiece. Lego-Mania will be happening from 3-4 pm on Wednesdays in December.

We are also extremely happy to announce that Ari of our Teen Think Tank is once again hosting a Magic the Gathering Club. This club, held Fridays from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm is designed for children in 3rd - 6th grade. Registration is appreciated, but not required.

For a calendar of all of our December Drop-Ins click here.




Thursday, November 8, 2012

Read to a Dog!

Paws to Read!

Thursday, December 6
4:00 pm
 Sign up and read to
Tessie the dog!

Tessie is a certified therapy dog,
through Therapy Dog Inc.

Readers who are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to sign up to meet Tessie and read a book to her. 

Pre-registration is required. Sign up at the children’s desk for more information.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Congrats to our Circulation Guessing Contest Winners!

Throughout the month of October, we displayed The Adventures of Tin-Tin, Flight 714 for children to guess how many times it had been check out. 

The answer: 249 times! 

Congratulations to our winners! 

Owen, age 5
Luke, age 9 and Grace, age 10. 

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Congrats to the Pumpkin Contest Winners!


Congratulations to the Winners
of our Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Connor, 5 won Best Avenger
Patrick, 1.5 won Most Delicious
Kaitlyn, 7 won Most Patriotic
William, 5 won Best Mutant
Colby, 4 won Most Regal
James, 6 won Most Athletic
Elizabeth, 10 won Most Musical
Briana, 7 won Most Melodic
Vanessa, 9 won Most Global
Aaron, 8 won Craziest Pumpkin
Harry, 4 won Best Wrapped
Jack, 7 won Best Bird
Audrey, 4 won Most Colorful
Eleni, 3 won Most Bedazzled
Sadie, 9 won Most Literary
Ava, 7 won Most Striking
Stephen, 6 won Most Ghoulish
Andrea, 7 won Most Aeronautical
Alex, 10 won Friendliest Plant
Ian, 2 won Best Head Wear
Enoh, 4 won Best Farmer
Gian, 5 won Spookiest