Memorial Hall Library

Children's Room News & Events


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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Children's Room

Need Early Literacy?

Our Winter/Spring sessions of Preschool Story Time for children birth-5, begin the week of January 9th and end the week of May 23rd.  All programs are first come first served and tokens, one per child and one per adult, must be...

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Craft Table
Study Tables

Same space, better look!


Our renovations make our Children's Room look like a brand new space!  

On Your Mark, Get Set … READ! 2016 Summer Reading Program Promo

Summer Reading Video 2016

It's here!  Our Summer Reading Video promoting On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!, a joint effort with the Andover Public School Librarians!

2016 Caldecott

Youth Media Awards 2016

This past Monday the American Library Association Youth Media Awards were announced at the annual Midwinter Conference, right here in Boston. You may know about the Newbery and...

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Back to School

Miss Kate's Back-to-School Book List

Miss Kate has created a list of picture books to help young children get ready for going back to school or to school for the first time.  Visit the Children's Room or request some online today!

Bookflix, Tumblebooks library

e-Books Are Not Just for Adults

Did you know we subscribe to two  databases where you can read children's e-books online?  You can use them in the library on our computers, or access them at home using your Andover library card!  Check them out on our Children's Room Page!