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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 ago....it'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!

Our display of books about "all things horses" has been incredibly popular this month---they've been galloping off the shelves!  There are still some great books available, though,

We were treated to a visit from Miss Nanette last Tuesday, who taught us about the music of New Orleans, and got us up and dancin' to a Mardi Gras beat! Then we created beautiful Mardi Gras masks, and decorated (and ate!) Mardi Gras cookies!

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