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Children's Room News & Events

Preschool Music

Musical Mornings

Peter Sheridan is back this Friday May 19th at 10am in Memorial Hall to share his lovely musical show with us featuring familiar songs, puppets, books and other props.  Wear your dancing shoes for a fun Friday Musical Morning.  Please register online...

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Activity Room art

Kid's Coloring Craze

Are you crazy about coloring?  If you're in Grades 3-5, stop by the Activity Room this Thursday, anytime between 3:30-4:30 pm,  and join in some coloring fun!  There will be lots of coloring pages available for you to color with colored pencils, markers, and gel pens!  Come color with us and let...

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Little Yoga

Not your average yoga class!   Stand Tall Family Yoga is offering a class for walkers-age 5 with a parent or caregiver on Wednesday, May 17th at 6:30pm.  A lively form of yoga that involves child friendly yoga poses, games, stories, songs and mini relaxation to end the class. Perfect for littles...

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MCBA 2017 winner

Massachusetts Children's Book Award Winners

The winner of the 2017 MCBA is El Deafo by Cece Bell.  Honor books in random order include:  ...

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Jeff Nathan

Feeling silly?

Join Andover Author Jeff Nathan for some crazy family fun on Saturday April 8th at 2pm at The Silly Laughing Musical Fun Poetry Show!  Register online to join in the fun!

Spring flowers

Vacation Week Fun for Families

School may be out but the library will be hopping this April Vacation Week.  Join us for the Magic of Science show, Kid's Coloring Craze and a visit with Author Julia Walsh.  See the schedule below and sign up online!


It's spring!

Check out our school age afterschool and Saturday programs for kids in grades K-5!  Register online here.

Newbery Award 2017

Youth Media Awards 2017

If you are looking for some award winning books to read here is the list of this year's Newbery, Caldecott, and other awards from the American Library Association.  Each committee of librarians across the...

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Musical mornings

Friday fun for little ones!

Musical Mornings with Peter Sheridan on Fridays, March 17, April 21 and May 19 at 10am in Memorial Hall.
Once a month through May, children’s musician, Peter Sheridan, will visit MHL.  Peter has performed at libraries, daycare centers and schools for over twenty years. His...

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1K B4 Kindergarten

1000 books challenge at MHL!

This free program encourages you to read 1000 books with your child before he or she enters Kindergarten – a goal experts say children need to help them learn to read for themselves. One of the best ways to encourage learning is to share books every day. Reading...

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