Monday, November 30, 2015

Paws to Read, December 7, 2015

There is still space available for the Monday, December 7 Paws to Read program! Children in kindergarten through 3rd grade may register to practice their reading skills with Tessie, our certified therapy dog. Reading time slots are 10 minutes in length. Please visit the Children's Room for more information, or click here.


Friday, November 20, 2015

Story Writing Contest

It's the last week to work on your story for our November Story Writing Contest!
To enter the contest, you must bring in a typed copy of your story by
4 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2015.
Prizes will be awarded to winners from each age group: 
K-1 st graders
2nd – 3rd graders
4th - 6th graders 
All entries that follow the guidelines will receive a prize
For complete submission rules and guidelines visit the Children's Room or click here.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

International Games Day

Celebrate International Games Day!

Saturday, November 21, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Drop by the library and spend some intentional time together as a family or with friends. We will have table-top (board) games available for you to play. Families and all ages are welcome! 
No registration is required.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Acord Food Pantry

A shopping cart (thank you Crosby's Market) has returned to the Children's Room for our annual food drive to benefit the Acord Food Pantry . We invite you to drop off non-perishable items. Please note that Acord cannot accept expired food of any kind. The cart will remain in the Children's Room through December. Your donations will make a timely difference in helping local families in need. Thank you in advance for your contributions. Let's see how many times we can fill it!

Monday, November 16, 2015

Fabulous Fun Programs at the Library!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 150th celebration of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". We enjoyed listening to the story of Alice, followed by a lovely mad-hatter style tea party, complete with mad-hatter hats! We also tried to pin the grin on the Cheshire cat!













If you were not able to attend the party, we have another fun program coming up!

Celebrate International Games Day!

Saturday, November 21, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.



Drop by the library and spend some intentional time together as a family or with friends. We will have table-top (board) games available for you to play. 
Families and all ages are welcome! No registration is required.


Saturday, November 7, 2015

Alice's 150th Celebration!

You are invited to celebrate
the 150th anniversary of the original publication
of
Lewis Carroll’s
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland!
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.


Come for a mini mad-hatters tea party and story time. 
A craft, games and snack time will be offered. 
This program is especially geared towards preschool-aged children. 



This program is open to the public and free of charge. 
No registration required.
November is Massachusetts Family Literacy Month 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

This Just In...

We just received a fantastic picture of Walter and Sienna, sent in by their dad. Walter won the Star Wars Reads Day grand prize, and we had to share his enthusiasm. Congratulations Walter on your big win and we hope you are enjoying all of the Star Wars books and goodies!



In November news: Stop by the room to "create your own picture book" on our bulletin board as part of our Story Writing Contest. Be sure to start writing your story now that you can enter this fun contest! Get your slips in for our November guessing contest; remember to take a guess every time you come and maize the force be with you!

October Guessing Contest Winners



CONGRATULATIONS TO

Emily, 3
Olivia, 4
&
Tommy, 8

WINNERS OF THE PUMPKIN GUESSING CONTEST

THERE WERE


73


PUMPKINS!

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Pumpkin Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Winners of our
Pumpkin Decorating Contest!


 Abby, age 5, won Most Angelic
Ellis, age 5, won Best Hairdo
Emma, age 5, won Best Crown
Matthew, age 5, won Spookiest
Zachary, age 1, won Most Lovable
Joe, age 6, won Most Stealthy
Olivia, age 5, won Most Artistic
Emma, age 7, won Most "Pom-tastic"!
Kayuri, age 6, won Most Sparkling
Aashika, age 4, won Most Scrumptious
William, age 8, won Most "Terrific"!
Timothy, age 3, won Best Smile
Bram, age 3, won Smartest Pumpkin
AJ, age 3, won Happiest Pumpkin
Claire W., age 3, won Most Lovely
JJ, age 3, won Most Friendly
Sri, age 3, won Most Seasonal
Sofie, age 2, won Most Colorful
Samuel, age 3, won Goofiest
Isabella, age 3, won Sweetest Pumpkin
Claire L., age 3, won Best Eyes
Iyva-Grace, age 3, won Best Jewelry
Seth, age 6, won Most Wizardlike
Gian, age 8, won Best Hair
Max, age 3, won Most Elegant
Francesca, age 3, won Most Likely to Fly
Alli, age 5, won Most Friendly
Kassi, age 8, won Best Costume



Monday, November 2, 2015

2015 Story Writing Contest

It's the last week to work on your story for our November Story Writing Contest!
To enter the contest, you must bring in a typed copy of your story by
4 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2015.
Prizes will be awarded to winners from each age group: 
K-1 st graders
2nd – 3rd graders
4th - 6th graders 
All entries that follow the guidelines will receive a prize
For complete submission rules and guidelines visit the Children's Room or click here.