Monday, December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

Thank you for coming out to 
Tinker & Thank You Card Making last week!










Sign-ups for our 
Winter Programs begin 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Stay tuned for more info!

Friday, December 28, 2018

Thank You Card Making

 Friday, December 28 & 
Saturday, December 29
from 11:00 a.m. to 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!

Monday, December 24, 2018

Tinker

Thursday, December 27th
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Drop-in for a self-directed time of open-ended exploring and creating using the objects and materials of our everyday lives.

No registration necessary.

Not recommended for toddlers due to the presence of small pieces.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Ornament Making

Saturday, December 22
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Join us for this hour-long program where we will make beautiful ornament keepsakes.

No registration necessary.

All ages welcome.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Paper Chain Making



PAPER CHAIN MAKING
Pull up a chair and make paper chains for the Children's Room. We are so thankful to our young patrons who started to bedazzle our room with these colorful chains! Come add your flair to our bulletin boards, shelves and the Acord Food Pantry Cart!

*There is still time to donate to our Acord Food Pantry Drive!




Friday, December 14, 2018

Art Adventures

Thank you to all the young artists that have joined us for 
Art Adventures on Tuesday afternoons.
Here are just a few of the masterpieces that were creating during our time together.

Join us for the last Art Adventures of 2018,
 this Tuesday, December 18th!





Thursday, December 13, 2018

Allegro Dance Ensemble




A special thank you to the 
Hamilton-Wenham School of Dance's Allegro Ensemble! 

It was a delightful and joyful afternoon as they shared their
"Winter Dances" vignettes on December 8th.

Monday, December 10, 2018

2018 Children's Story Writing Contest Results!


Congratulations to our 2018
 Story Writing Contest Winners!
(follow the links to read the entries)
  

Five to Six Year Olds
1st Place: The Lizard Reads a Magic Book by Arthur, age 6
2nd Place: The Wizard and the Three Snakes by Beatrice, age 6
3rd Place: Pippi Doodle and Her Friend by Violet, age 5

Seven to Eight Year Olds
1st Place: Archie's Homework by Violet, age 8
2nd Place: Ava and the Big Day by Eva, age 8
3rd Place: Eli Finds a Friend by Ellie, age 8

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order)
Sharknado Crashdown by Henry, age 5
 The Life of a Busy Superhero by Nicole, age 8
The Wizard and the Horn by Matthew, age 8
Kya and Bennie's Titanic Adventure by Samantha, age 8
The Flood by John, age 8
Bella and the Horse Show by Virginia, age 7

Nine to Twelve Year Olds
1st Place: Isabella-Juliette: My Life as a Carousel Horse by Jenna, age 10
2nd Place: Bits and Pieces by Lucine, age 10
3rd Place: Ash and the Spirits by Jane, age 10

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order)
As I Grew by Lily, age 12
A Home for K&K by Claire, age 10
The Road to Newnutsland by Madelyn, age 10
The Hidden Jungle by Isabelle, age 9
Life on the Farm by Nicole, age 12
Thank You, Dylan by Anne, age 11
Escape From the Orphanage by Ellia, age 10
Time Flies on Christmas! by Lauren, age 11
The Power of the Elements by Yash, age 11
Get Messy! by Gavin, age age 11
Blorf's Quest to Fit In by Gian, age 11
Christmas at Daisy Hill by EJ, age 10
A Christmas Adventure by Brooke, age 11


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

Special thanks to The Book Shop of Beverly Farms and 
Friends of Hamilton-Wenham Library for supporting all of our writers' efforts!

Friday, December 7, 2018

Allegro Dance Ensemble

"Winter Dances"
Saturday, December 8th
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
  3:00 p.m.


Allegro Dance Ensemble, the resident dance company of the 
Hamilton-Wenham School of Dance, will perform selections in ballet, jazz, and modern dance. After the performance, children will have an opportunity to learn some dance steps and enjoy some unstructured dance time.

Children of all ages welcome.

No registration necessary; offered at no charge to the public. 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018




Art Adventures Today!



Come explore and create!
Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm

December : 4, 11 & 18
Designed for elementary aged children.
No registration necessary.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Book Page Guessing Contest


Congratulations to our 
November Contest Winners!

Gwynn, age 4
&
Samantha, age 9

There were 896 pages in 
the New Family Medical Guide Book!

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Allegro Dance Ensemble

"Winter Dances"
Saturday, December 8th
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
  3:00 p.m.


Allegro Dance Ensemble, the resident dance company of the 
Hamilton-Wenham School of Dance, will perform selections in ballet, jazz, and modern dance. After the performance, children will have an opportunity to learn some dance steps and enjoy some unstructured dance time.

Children of all ages welcome.

No registration necessary; offered at no charge to the public.