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Listen! Imagine! Create!: July 21st with Miss Kim

Listen! Imagine! Create!: July 21st with Miss Kim

Miss Kim reads a folktale and shows us all how to make a shark puppet! She reads Punia and the King of Sharks: A Hawaiian Folktale, adapted by Lee Wardlaw and Felipe Davalos

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Listen! Imagine! Create! with Miss Kate

Listen! Imagine! Create!: July 22nd with Miss Kate

Miss Kate delves into some science! Learn about sinking and floating! She reads The Biggest Frog in Australia by Susan Roth and Things That Float and Things That Don't by David Adler and Anna Raff.

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Mufaro's beautiful daughters

Listen! Imagine! Create! Mufaro's beautiful daughters by John Steptoe

Listen to a story!  Imagine you are there! Create something with materials you have at home or pick up before the program!

Summer Reading Limits & Recommendations

Summer Reading Limits & Recommendations

Good news! As more MVLC libraries open up and our interlibrary loan service has gotten back up and running, we've ended the limits on checkouts of APS summer reading books. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about APS summer reading.

What are the assigned summer...

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Summer Reading Imagine Your Story

Sign up for a Memorial Hall Library Summer Reading Challenge!

Help us reach our community...

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APS summer reading lists

Summer Reading Lists for Andover Public Schools

Believe it or not it's time to start thinking about Summer Reading! We know that this year is going to be different from previous summer reading programs, so we're working to debut our programs for all ages soon.

In the meantime, Andover Public Schools and Greater Lawrence Technical...

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Story Time

Story Time Kits to Go!

Are you missing story time?  Even though we're doing them on Facebook Live right now we know how much you love the themes and crafts!  So we've put together some kits that can be scheduled for pickup.  We have a few different themes and limited quantities so if you like surprises request a Story...

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Looking for other food options? Try a local farm!

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it many challenges, including finding fresh food. If you want to explore local food options and support local farmers, Northeast Harvest is a 'buy local' program supported by the Essex Agricultural...

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wild edibles

Fresh veggies wherever you look.

During this time of uncertainty, many of us have found solace and calm by spending as much time as possible outdoors, enjoying nature and starting vegetable gardens. I planted early this year, and I get pleasure from watching my sturdy seedlings capture every scrap of warm sunshine.  Meanwhile,...

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audiobooksync program

Free Audiobooks for Teens Starting Now!

Do you know about Sync? Teens aged 13+  can get free audiobook downloads starting now through July 1. Each week two new audiobooks will be available for download. This week is The 57 Bus Dashka Slater and Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson.

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