Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Read Across America

Celebrate Read Across America
Happy Birthday
There are 10 Dr. Seuss characters
hiding in the Children’s Room!
 Explore the room with our scavenger hunt to find them!

Monday, February 27, 2017

STEAM into Science: Wind!

The answer, my friends, is blowing in the wind!

Tuesday, February 28 at 3:30 p.m.

Join us as we explore the simple science behind wind.
Listen to stories and learn through hands-on discovery.

This program is designed for children 30 months - Kindergarten.
Pre-registration is requested.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Cradles to Crayons

Last Chance!!
Our Pajama Drive
ends March 15, 2017
 The Children’s Room at the Hamilton-Wenham Library is partnering with Cradles to Crayons and the Boston Bruins to provide new pajamas (sizes 4/5T to 18/20) for local children in need across the Commonwealth.

Donate Here!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February Special Events

February Public School Vacation Week Happenings

Monday, February 20
Closed in honor of President’s Day

Tuesday, February 21
* Paws to Read with Tessie: Meet & Greet at 2:00 p.m.
Come by to spend some special time with our favorite labradoodle therapy dog, Tessie and her owner/trainer Pat Fleming.

* Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Book Group at 3:00 p.m.
Children grades 3 through 5 are welcome to come for a reading from Grace Lin’s award winning book Where the Mountain Meets the MoonFollowed by a calligraphy craft, discussion and snack.

Wednesday, February 22
* The Yo Yo People at 3:00 p.m.
Join us as we welcome John and Rebecca Higby to perform their yo-yo magic!  High skill and energy combined with deft acrobatics, music, and humor make the Yo-Yo people a favorite for all ages. This husband and wife comedy duo has performed on David Letterman, PBS Fetch, The Discovery Channel and in 18 countries.

Thursday, February 23
* Tech Take Apart at 3:00 p.m.
Ever curious about what the inside of technology looks like? Come explore the inner workings of everyday office and household items.

Friday, February 24
* TROLLS at 11:00 a.m.
Showing on our big screen, families are welcome to bring a snack for this PG rated film by DreamWorks.

Saturday, February 25
* Tales and Treats at 11:00 a.m.
Join us for stories about penguins, enjoy munchkins, juice, and make a craft to take home. This program is designed for ages 2 and up.

* Acoustic Open Mic at 2:00 p.m.
Peter Stewart leads this event focused on creating a supportive atmosphere for musicians, students and first time performers.

**please note that our weekly stellar story programs are suspended for this week but will restart the following week**

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Dentist Storytime

Time for Teeth!
Saturday, February 11
10:30 a.m. 

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month
with local dentist Dr. Priscilla Magnuson.
Enjoy stories and songs about teeth & dentists.

Children will each have a chance to practice brushing on Skyler the horse!

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Celebrate National
Take Your Child to the Library Day!
Saturday, February 4, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Drop in for a Dewey Decimal duck scavenger hunt,
decorate Library Day door hangers, and receive
many chances to earn raffle tickets to
win a prize basket filled with goodies for all ages.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

January Guessing Contest Winners

Congratualtions to:

Jack, age 4
Sienna, age 8
Lianna, age 7