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Memorial Hall Library

Children's Room News & Events

Friday Fun with Miss Kate

Friday Fun: Northern Lights

Join Miss Kate for Friday Fun! This week she's sharing books about the Northern Lights and leading us in a follow-along craft.  Materials needed for the craft:  dark colored construction paper; white paper; scissors; glue; chalk; and a cotton ball.  

Youth Media Awards 2021

Today at the American Library Association's Midwinter Meeting the Youth Media Awards were announced.  Two of the most well known awards for Children's books are the Caldecott Award for Picture Book and the Newbery Award for Fiction...

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Cuddle and Craft: The snowman's wish

Here's an idea for some family literacy time...Cuddle and Craft!  This week read a story about snow globes such as The Snowman's Wish or...

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Booktalks with Miss Kate

Booktalk with Miss Kate

Miss Kate is excited to share these books with you!  If you want to read them you can request them online and pick up in person or through Grab and Go Contactless pick up!  Call 978-623-8440 or email...

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Everything i need to know i learned from a children's book

Book Bundles for kids

Let our Children's Librarians help pick books for you to read!  Our book request form is located here and we can put together a bundle of books for you by topics, themes, genres, whatever you'd like!  We already have some pre-made kits but...

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Read Together: Happy New Year!

The Children's room librarians are excited for a New Year and new books to read!  Ms Beth is recommending a New Year's story which shares the Haitian new year's tradtiion of making and eating freedom soup to celebrate freedom from slavery  Pick up the book...

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Winter wish tree

Read Together: Wish Tree

This new program is a chance to share some stories as a family then make something with an idea provided by our librarians.  Read Together is for families with all ages as we will suggest a couple of books for different reading levels.  Or, parents can choose to read the books aloud to kids. ...

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Miss Kim

Bonne Chance Miss Kim!

Memorial Hall Library will soon be saying au revoir to Children’s Librarian Miss Kim! After twelve and a half wonderful years with us, she will be moving on to work for her family’s business. Please know Miss Kim will sorely miss all of the dear “chickadees” who attended her story times, both in...

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Goofy Craft; Silly Goose

Goofy Crafts: Silly Goose

Join Miss Amy for this week's Goofy Craft and make a Silly Goose using a paper plate, feathers, plastic spoon (preferably white or another color; not clear), tape and/or glue, markers, scissors. Optional: colored paper, googly eyes, decorative "bling". ...

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Listen! Imagine! Create! Thank You Sarah

Listen! Imagine! Create! Thank You Sarah

Listen to Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Halse Anderson. Make a thank you letter, or a letter of suggestion....

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