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Last Saturday, we hosted an "American Girl Doll Photo-shoot" here at the library--and a fabulous time was had by all.  Children brought their dolls (with lots of outfits!), and we supplied several different "scenes" to use as backgrounds for their photos.  As we printed the photos, the kids creat

Every Tuesday afternoon, we hear the thunder of feet coming down the stairs to the Children's Room---it must be Minecraft Time!  Many of the children who arrive have literally RUN all the way from school to get here, and, after a quick drink of water, they're ready to get down to the serious busi

Summer is coming to a close, and it's time to think about fall programs!  Storytimes begin the week of Sep.

It's hard to believe that we put up this balloon arch nearly 8 weeks's REALLY hard to believe that, although somewhat diminished in size, the balloons are still going strong--miraculous!!

We're off to a great start with our 2016 Summer Reading Program.  With over 300 children registered already, the Children's Room has been buzzing with activity.  Yesterday, the Toe Jam Puppet Band came to entertain us with their wild antics, the folks from the Boston Museum of Science brought som

It's almost time!

There are a whole lot of shiny, brand new trains running on the tracks of the "train table" in the Children's Room---and it's all thanks to a gift from the Nellie W.

April is National Poetry Month, and we'd like to fill our Poet-Tree with poems!

We had a wonderful, informative, entertaining, and inspiring visit from Paul Durham on March 10th.  Paul is the author of the Luck Uglies series of fantasy novels for middle-graders.  A great group of kids and adults turned out to hear about his take on the writing process in gen

We had lots of fun activities going on during February vacation---movies, snap-circuits, minecraft, dancing, crafting, stories....whew!! Here are some pics from our Island Dance Party and our Storytime From Space program ---both were a blast!