Sign up to read to Tessie! Reading time slots begin at 3:30 p.m. and are 10 minutes in length. Tessie is a certified therapy dog, through Therapy Dog Inc. Children who are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to meet with Tessie and read together. Reading to Tessie boosts confidence and improves language skills.
Pre-registration is required. Please visit the Children's Room desk for more information or to register.
We celebrated a summer of reading last night and now it is time to collect your final "rockin' dollars! Cash in and out before it is too late! Our library "store" closes on Friday and Goldie, our library mascot finishes her traveling on Friday too! Did you find her this week?
Also, we have one final program to finish out a very busy summer season, the Museum of Science Traveling Programs is coming to present, Reptiles, on Thursday, August 23 at 11 am.
Become a Monarch champion! Join Dr. Charlie Hoffman, our resident expert and favorite Boston College professor, as he returns to share his expertise raising Monarchs.
Learn how to identify, collect and care for Monarch eggs and how YOU can raise them at home.
All ages welcome. No registration required.
Make sure to watch the Monarchs' progress in our tank in the Children's Room! **Attention Summer Readers! Don't forget to sign up for the end of the summer Ice Cream Party that will be held on Wednesday, August 15 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. You can pre-register in the Children's Room and you will need your Reading Log as your admission ticket to the event.**
The deadline for the Topsfield Fair Read & Win prize is swiftly approaching!
The Read & Win prize costs 10 Rockin' Dollars,
and you must purchase the prize no later than this FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2018.
Participants in the summer reading program may earn Rockin' Dollars to spend on various prizes, including the Topsfield Fair Read & Win prize.
The fair prize includes:
1 admission ticket to the Topsfield Fair (for readers 8 and over; children under 8 will NOT receive an admission ticket as they are admitted into the Fair for free)
1 hot dog & drink voucher to redeem at the fair
AND 2 ride tickets!
Please note that prizes may only be purchased during store hours. Store hours are found at the bottom of your reading log. For more information please visit the Children's Room.
**Attention Summer Readers! Don't forget to sign up for the end of the summer Ice Cream Party that will be held on Wednesday, August 15 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. You can pre-register in the Children's Room and you will need your Reading Log as
your admission ticket to the event.**
Join us in the parking lot for a festival of fire engines, emergency trucks, police
cruisers and snow plows! Brought to you by the fire, police and the public works
departments of Hamilton and Wenham, Dodge Tree Service, Lyons Ambulance, Rowley Ready Mix, and
the Mix 104.1 Street Team with music, games & prizes!
Families of all ages are welcome. No registration necessary.
There is no rain date.
Mobile-MiniGolf brings a unique, artsy and colorful 10 hole game of golf to play in and around the library. Play the course on your own or form a team! All ages are welcome and no registration is required but come early to guarantee space.
Join us for an afternoon of music for all ages, featuring the
Eureka Ensemble in collaboration with The Musary! Get hands-on, interactive experiences with a
variety of instruments with a “musical playground”
following the performance.
This program is presented free of charge and is open to the public. The Musary will be our featured charity during this
summer’s reading program, Libraries Rock!
Come to the Children's Room to complete our Children's Book Week scavenger hunt and thenvotefor your favorite books from the shortcut on our computers! Children who participate will earn a free poster or pin, while supplies last! Supplies are limited.