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Open Art Studio

It is time to get creative! Join Joanna for a fun afternoon of creating and exploring art. We will have plenty of different mediums for you to try which means, the possibilities of what you can create are endless. This program is for children 6-11, but the rest of the family is welcome to join […]

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The Housemaid by Freida McFadden

In this psychological thriller, ex-convict Millie is trying to start fresh after recently being released from jail. Desperate to find work, she is relieved when she is offered a job as a live-in maid and nanny for a wealthy family. The longer she stays, the weirder the family seems. The mother has angry and verbally […]

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Bookflix: A Fun Engaging Way to Learn

Are you looking for a way to get your child excited about reading and learning? Well look no further! Bookflix is an engaging literacy based read-aloud experience for young children who are learning how to read. Each theme has a fiction book paired with a nonfiction book to build real world knowledge and reading skills. […]

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Meet Someone New!

Did you know the children’s biography section is filled with many different picture book biographies? Well it is! Maybe you want to learn about a famous singer like Aretha Franklin or royalty like Queen Elizabeth. Maybe you want to learn about Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson and her journey to the Supreme Court or the scientist, […]

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Go Bruins!

On July 12th the library had the honor of hosting Blades, the Boston Bruins mascot! Blades came and helped Joanna read a story, did trivia, and then stayed around to take photos with everyone! Thank you to Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners for hosting this amazing event.

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Pre-K Storytime

Did you know we have a pre-k storytime every Wednesday at 10AM? Well we do! Every other week we also invite local preschools to bring their class to our pre-k community storytime. Last week we had the YMCA bring their class and we had so much fun! At our storytimes we read books, sing songs, […]

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Lapsit Storytimes

Did you know that we have a storytime for children starting at birth? We do! It is never to early to start helping your child learn through reading and song. While this program is geared toward ages 0-2, we always welcome the older children and siblings that come as well. Join Joanna bi-weekly on Mondays […]

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Take our Trail Tale Home

Do you enjoy our Trail Tale Storywalk® on the boardwalk or downtown? Did you know you can check them out to post somewhere on your own? Just search “storywalk” in our catalog to see all your options, and then ask a Librarian to get it for you!

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A Few of My Favorite Books

I became the new Head of Youth Services back at the beginning of April. I thought, what better way is there to introduce myself than to share a few of my favorite children’s and young adult books! I have many favorites that I grew up with and hold near and dear to my heart, but […]