Thursday, May 28, 2015

Allegro Dance Ensemble

The Hamilton-Wenham Library invites you to a performance by the 
Allegro Dance Ensemble of the Hamilton-Wenham School of Dance

Saturday, May 30 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. 

High school advanced ballet dancers will come to the library to perform pieces from the Disney movie “Frozen” and from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” and “The Seasons”. Come dance and respond creatively to the music!
Children of all ages are welcome to come in costume.  
This performance is offered free of charge and is open to the public.

 Katy Brunault is the Choreographer, and the Director of the 
Hamilton-Wenham School of Dance.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Science is Everywhere: Ranger Rick

Science is everywhere! Each month we are highlighting a STEAM-centric magazine available in the Children's Room. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. 

This month, we'll be looking at Ranger Rick. All children's magazines can be checked out for one week, with one renewal. For a full list of our children's magazines subscriptions, click

Ranger Rick: Suggested for ages 9 - 12
This advertisement-free magazine is full of stunning photography, exciting animal adventures and articles as well as fun activities.

May 2015 Highlights:  
  • Discover why hippos rule!
  • Cockroaches: Creepy or Cool?
  • Read Ranger Rick's Special Report: "7 Wins for Wildlife".
  • Laugh out loud at some a-moo-sing cow riddles.
Riddle: Why did the cow jump over the moon? 

Answer: It was following the Milk-y Way!

Friday, May 8, 2015

Paws to Read!

Come Read to Tessie!

Friday, May 22

Reading time slots begin at 3:30 p.m., and are 10 minutes in length

Children who are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade
 are invited to meet with Tessie and read together. 

Pre-registration in the Children's Room is required

Monday, May 4, 2015

Raindrops Winners!

Congratulations to

Hannah, Noah, Isabella, and Chloe

Winners of our Raindrops Guessing Contest!

There were


“Raindrops” in the jar.