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Wednesday April 17, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bring a partner or find one here, some experience is preferrable.

 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monarch & Milkweed Magic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Last year the Children's room released 106 Monarch Butterflies! Make the metamorphosis come alive as you grow from egg to adult and migrate to Mexico!  Make muddy milkweed seed balls and plant them in your own garden to attract and feed our Monarch butterflies. Great for ages 2 and older, bring along a friend!  Presented by Katie Banks Hone, 'The Monarch Gardener'.

Thursday April 18, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Penguin Lady: Dyan deNapoli Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Join renowned penguin expert, TED speaker, and award-winning author Dyan deNapoli for a fun and interactive afternoon learning all about penguins. Best for ages 7+, free and open to the public, no registration necessary.

Friday April 19, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Big Stamps, Small Footprints Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Join us in celebrating Earth Day! We’ll have all different kinds of stations where you can recycle postage stamps into cool keepsakes.  All ages are welcome, free and open to the public, no registration necessary.

 

Saturday April 20, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Love Your Garden Story & Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Celebrate National Garden Month with us. We’ll read stories, and make a special seed craft. Designed for ages 2 and older, free and open to the public, no registration necessary.

Monday April 22, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bring a partner or find one here, some experience is preferrable.

 
misc_none.png 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Raising Treehouse Kids in an iPad World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Do you want to child to ... Dig in the dirt? Daydream? Imagine? Create? Many families today find their days are pressured, tightly scheduled and hectic. Children move from adult-driven activities to device-driven activities with little time left for child-driven free play. In this group parents will learn how to make unstructured play time a natural part of the daily routine. Parents will learn concrete strategies to decrease the allure of electronic devices and find tools to offer a childhood experience surrounded by nature, imagination and creativity. This program is free and open to the public, and is funded by the CFCE Grant to serve families in Hamilton, Wenham, Manchester, and Essex. Meets Mondays from 4/22 to 5/20.  Register with www.earlychildhoodpartners.com

 
misc_none.png 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stop in for help on a project or use the weekly group to keep your project on track. Knitters and crochet folk of any skill level are welcome to drop-in.

 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Join Sandra Stolle as she teaches an introductory class on the foundations of this classic game. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This group meets Mondays in April, skipping vacation week on the 15th.

Tuesday April 23, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

 Join Sue Shepard for 30 minutes of stories, songs, and finger plays for children ages 0-18 months. Children must be accompanied by their caregiver and alternate care for siblings is encouraged. In-room preregistration is requested.

 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Adventures Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Children in K- 5th grade are encouraged to come and create with friends. Each week brings a new artist or style to explore. No registration necessary.

 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Boating Safety Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ray Tilton   978-578-1795   abc-hamilton@beverly-usps.org
   

This 8 week basic introductory 16 hour course is for both power and sail boaters. It is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, recognized by US Coast Guard and the state of Massachusetts as well as all other states. Successful students receive a USPS Certificate of Completion showing they have met the educational requirements for safe boat operation in all 50 states. The boating course will meet Tuesdays 6-8 pm starting March 26, no class April 16th (April vacation week). Plan to attend all classes. Course topics include federal and state navigation rules, required & recommended safety equipment, operating & environmental regulations, GPS, marine radio, safe boat handling, emergency procedures, PWC’s, hands-on chart work, and trailering. Open to all adults and children over the age of 12 on a first to register basis. Cost is $60 for manual, plotting tools and exam. Families may share materials to reduce costs. Register now to insure your space. Register at:  BEVERLY-USPS.ORG   Contact Ray Tilton, 978-578-1795  or  abc-hamilton@beverly-usps.org  with any questions.

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Wednesday April 24, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bring a partner or find one here, some experience is preferrable.

 
misc_none.png 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Music & Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

This hour long storytime is presented by Lisa Davis of Cape Ann Early Intervention. Children must be born between 10/24/16 and 10/24/17 to register for this program. Participants will be selected at random and contacted by Lisa prior to the start of the program. If you do not receive a call prior to the start of the program, please enter the lottery again in the summer. In-room preregistration is required on April 16.

 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

LEGO Club for children in K-5th grade. Drop in and create a masterpiece, share your ideas, work individually or as a team. This is a nonrobotics program, created to share the joy of LEGOs. No experience or registration is necessary.

 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends Annual Meeting: Comedian Steve Bjork Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jan Dempsey   978-468-5577   jdempsey@hwlibrary.org
   

Refreshments at 6:30, 7:00-7:15 Brief Friends of the Library meeting, then Steve takes the mic at 7:30.

Stephen Bjork is a polished veteran of the highly competitive Boston comedy scene with crisscrossing tours of the country under his belt.  His material is intelligent; sometimes absurd, and always accessible, but first and foremost it is funny. From the supermarket, to recess, to family life, and even to cannibalism, Bjork crafts hysterical anecdotes and observations from everyday life in a way that every demographic in any given audience can enjoy.  Want to know how to liven up an elevator ride or make the most out of your time on line at the bank?  Then catch his show! 

Free and open to the public, everyone is invited to attend.

Thursday April 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Process Art Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Come and read stories, make friends, and explore art materials in a process-based environment with a trained visual artist. In this class children ages 3+ will create their own masterpieces while expanding their minds and their capacity for friendship and community. Pre-registration is requested at www.EarlyChildhoodPartners.com

Friday April 26, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Science Fridays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lisa Cheney   978-468-5489   e.cheney@hwschools.net
   

Join Melanie Ward for this class that includes stories, science activities, free play and more. For children ages birth to 5 years. Pre-register at Early Childhood Partners.

 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Explore Hoopla with Lewis Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lewis Parsons   978-468-5577   lparsons@hwlibrary.org
   

Learn about our newest digital resource: Hoopla!  It is your link to online audiobooks, movies, TV shows and more.  Meet the newest member of our team, Lewis Parsons, as he walks you through setting up an account, and searching tips and tricks. If you'd like, bring your tablet, laptop, or favorite device to follow along. Free and open to the public, however our subscription to Hoopla only covers HW Library cardholders.

Saturday April 27, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Documentary: Ghosts of Gettysburg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rebecca Shea   978-468-5577   rshea@hwlibrary.org
   

Heritage Films presents: Ghosts of Gettysburg.  See evidence of the paranormal on the northernmost battlefield of the American Civil War.

Monday April 29, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bring a partner or find one here, some experience is preferrable.

 
misc_none.png 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Raising Treehouse Kids in an iPad World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Do you want to child to ... Dig in the dirt? Daydream? Imagine? Create? Many families today find their days are pressured, tightly scheduled and hectic. Children move from adult-driven activities to device-driven activities with little time left for child-driven free play. In this group parents will learn how to make unstructured play time a natural part of the daily routine. Parents will learn concrete strategies to decrease the allure of electronic devices and find tools to offer a childhood experience surrounded by nature, imagination and creativity. This program is free and open to the public, and is funded by the CFCE Grant to serve families in Hamilton, Wenham, Manchester, and Essex. Meets Mondays from 4/22 to 5/20.  Register with www.earlychildhoodpartners.com

 
misc_none.png 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knitting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stop in for help on a project or use the weekly group to keep your project on track. Knitters and crochet folk of any skill level are welcome to drop-in.

 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Join Sandra Stolle as she teaches an introductory class on the foundations of this classic game. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This group meets Mondays in April, skipping vacation week on the 15th.

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misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Monday Night Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Currently this group is closed to new members, it is quite full.  Tonight the group discusses  Lisa Wingate's Before We Were Yours, Historical Fiction. 2017. 352 p. Next up for May:  Lisa Genova's Every Note Played, Fiction. 2018. 320 p. pianist - ALS

 

Tuesday April 30, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

 Join Sue Shepard for 30 minutes of stories, songs, and finger plays for children ages 0-18 months. Children must be accompanied by their caregiver and alternate care for siblings is encouraged. In-room preregistration is requested.

 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Adventures Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorraine Der   978-468-5577   lder@hwlibrary.org
   

Children in K- 5th grade are encouraged to come and create with friends. Each week brings a new artist or style to explore. No registration necessary.

 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Boating Safety Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ray Tilton   978-578-1795   abc-hamilton@beverly-usps.org
   

This 8 week basic introductory 16 hour course is for both power and sail boaters. It is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, recognized by US Coast Guard and the state of Massachusetts as well as all other states. Successful students receive a USPS Certificate of Completion showing they have met the educational requirements for safe boat operation in all 50 states. The boating course will meet Tuesdays 6-8 pm starting March 26, no class April 16th (April vacation week). Plan to attend all classes. Course topics include federal and state navigation rules, required & recommended safety equipment, operating & environmental regulations, GPS, marine radio, safe boat handling, emergency procedures, PWC’s, hands-on chart work, and trailering. Open to all adults and children over the age of 12 on a first to register basis. Cost is $60 for manual, plotting tools and exam. Families may share materials to reduce costs. Register now to insure your space. Register at:  BEVERLY-USPS.ORG   Contact Ray Tilton, 978-578-1795  or  abc-hamilton@beverly-usps.org  with any questions.

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