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Come on down to the library on January 21, where we'll be exploring the world of  Snap Circuits Jr.  We'll see if we can construct circuits that will light up, sound off, and power an accessory!

Look at our online calendar for details on our vacation activities!


Once again, we had a wonderful time constructing our graham-cracker gingerbread houses here at the library.  This is such a fun family project that I always leave the room smiling---and we're all in the mood for the holidays now!!

It's that time of year again--time to sample the holiday books at the library.  We have a huge selection, from classics like The Night Before Christmas to the brand new When Santa Was a Baby, and everything in-between. Come on in and check some out!

It's time to vote for your favorite of the Ladybug Picture Book Award Nominees! This year's list includes:

The Amherst Town Library is happy to announce their support of a nationwide initiative, 1000  Books Before Kindergarten.

Dave Erler, from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, brought some native NH animals to visit on Thursday afternoon.  A packed room of interested kids and adults listened as Dave described the different ways that animals in New Hampshire prepare for the cold winter months.  We met a Broad-wing

We've had a super spooky fun October here in the Children's Room...from our Halloween book display to our No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating, and the wonderful Halloween Dance Party and Library Parade!!

Come in and check out some of our huge collection of Halloween Books! And while you're at it, sit down and make a craft---right now, we have a Schoolbus Stick Puppet available for the making (Sep. 14 -20).  Next month, we'll be creating our own simple, classic Paper Napkin Ghosties (Oct.

There's just time before school starts to see the latest special collection in our display cabinet.  Keenan Burke brought us his wonderful collection of "Good-night Books" from all around the country--come on in and see!  While you're at it, sign up to bring in your collection--everyone lo