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Memorial Hall Library

Children's Room News & Events


Friday Fun: Coffee Filter Snowflakes

Miss Amy creates snowflakes! You'll need markers, scissors, water and coffee filters.

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Bedtime stories

Bedtime Stories

Joiin Miss Kate for some quiet stories and songs to get ready for bed.  Snuggle up with your favorite lovey!

Empowering true life stories

Booktalks with Ms Beth: Empowering true stories for Black History Month

Ms. Beth highlights some of the biographies on display in The Children's Room for Black History Month. In addition we have books to go along with this weeks Take it Make it with the theme The colors of...

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Listen! Create!: Grace for President

Listen! Create!: Grace for President

Ms Beth shares Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio and shows how to make a ballot box and ballot out...

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Cuddle and Craft: Mae Jemison

This week's Cuddle and Craft program celebrates Black History Month and specifically the first African American female astronaut Mae Jemison!  There are several biographies about Mae available through the Merrimack Valley LIbrary Consortium but this week I want to highlight e-books from our...

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Booktalks with Miss Kate

Miss Kate discusses 3 of her new favorite chapter books for kids!

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Friday Fun: Valentines

Miss Kate makes Valentine crafts! Make a silly Valentine person with "accordion" arms and legs, or make a paper heart to give to your loved one or best friend. Grab these supplies to join in the fun!

Valentine person: Construction paper, ribbon or...

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Listen! Create!: Celebrate YOU!

Listen! Create!: Celebrate YOU!

Miss Amy reads 2 books about self-esteem and invites you to make a handprint craft. Books: You Matter by Christian Robinson (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020) and Be Who You Are by Todd Parr (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2016). Craft...

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Booktalks with Miss Amy

Booktalks with Miss Amy: Reluctant Readers


Miss Amy shares some titles to help the reluctant readers in your life!

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Polar bear family sculpture

Cuddle and Craft: A polar bear in the snow by Mac Barnett

With all this snow we've been having you might feel like a polar bear right now!  This week we celebrate polar bears with a Cuddle and Craft of A...

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