Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Thank-You Card Making

A season to say
Friday, December 30 &  Saturday, December 31
from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 This season, the Children’s Room is making it easier for children to write
 or make thank you cards for the gifts they have received from friends and family.

Please stop by and use our craft supplies to make a thank you card,
 or any other type of greeting card you wish to create!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

PAWS to Read

Have you read to Tessie?
Our favorite Therapy Dog has space available 
this Thursday, December 29 at 2:45 & 3:00 p.m.

Children K - 3 are welcome to register 
for this special reading opportunity.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Seasonal Stories & Craft

Winter Weather!
Saturday, December 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Join us for some chilly stories 
about winter weather. 
After the stories, we will create our own 
winter-ready snow friends.

Children ages 2 & up are welcome.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Art Club

Art Club 
meets this 
Thursday, December 15 at 3:30 p.m.
Drop in to complete a fun holiday art project with Betsy! 
No experience or registration necessary. 
Designed for children ages preschool and up. 

Friday, December 9, 2016

Story Writing Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our 2016
 Story Writing Contest Winners!

Five to Six Year Olds
1st Place: The Wind Fairy by Violet

Seven to Eight Year Olds
1st Place: The Crazy Apple of Num Num Land by Edward
2nd Place: Joe the Library Ghost by Claire
3rd Place: The Weird Campout by Eddy

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order)
Big Guys by Jonah
The Puppy Kids: The New Puppy by Kate

Nine to Twelve Year Olds
1st Place: A Baking Connection by Lina
2nd Place: The Vampire Bat by Nicole
3rd Place: Expedition Everest by Stewart

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order)
The Journey of the Dolls by Brooke
The Mysterious Mouse by Skylah
The Christmas Kitten by Sienna
Dino Boy by Jimmy
Stuck in the Past by Gian
A Singer with Dreams by Lily
Flaming Ghosts by Alex
First USAG Sanctioned Meet Gobble Wobble by Olivia
Celebrating Christmas by Lauren
Snorkeling in Turks and Caicos by Ava
The Lonely Polar Bear by Cooper
The Myths of Istorious by Ella
A Friend Can Be Anyone by Julia
The Hero Dog by Penelope

Want to get the full story? Read all the stories here.

Many thanks to our esteemed panel of judges:
Sarah Lauderdale, Head of Reference, H-W Library
Patricia Purdy, Hamilton-Wenham Library Trustee
Rob Pondelli, Assistant Director, H-W Library

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

December Programs

Don't miss these special drop-in
Music & Movement Classes
Wednesdays, December 7, 14, & 21
at 10:30 a.m.
Children ages 18 - 30 months are welcome
In addition,
Lego Club will meet 
Wednesdays, December 7, 14, 21, & 28
at 3:00 p.m.
Children grades K - 5 are welcome

Monday, December 5, 2016

STEAM into Science

STEAM into Science!

Join us for 
Magnet Magic
Tuesday, December 6 at 3:30 pm

Explore simple science, technology, engineering, art, and math-based concepts. 
Listen to stories and learn through hands-on discovery.

This program is designed for children 30 months - kindergarten. 

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Corn Kernel Guessing Contest Winners

Congratulations to
 Nick, age 3
Caleb, age 7
Winners of our corn kernel
guessing contest!

There were
 corn kernels in the jar!

Friday, December 2, 2016

Holiday Tales & Treats

 Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. 

Listen to stories and decorate a sugar cookie to celebrate the season! 
Children ages 2 & up are welcome.