Thursday June 10, 2021 - Friday June 18, 2021
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Storytime Take Out Summer Edition: REGISTRATION

It's summer and we're traveling! We'll visit the farm, climb into the rainforest, look for animals in the desert...we're all about animals around the world! This program will be a seven week program with weekly pick-ups at the library of kits that will contain library books (all checked out to you) and crafts, activities, rhymes, and games to do at home! This program is intended for 2 - 6 year olds. It's all free but registration is required! Program starts June 28th and runs for 8 weeks!

Note: If you are going to be away a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can either put the kits on hold or you can pick up a couple of kits at a time.

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

It's summer and we're traveling! We'll visit the farm, climb into the rainforest, look for animals in the desert...we're all about animals around the world! This program will be a seven week program with weekly pick-ups at the library of kits that will contain library books (all checked out to you) and crafts, activities, rhymes, and games to do at home! This program is intended for 2 - 6 year olds. It's all free but registration is required! Program starts June 28th and runs for 8 weeks!

Note: If you are going to be away a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can either put the kits on hold or you can pick up a couple of kits at a time.

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up


 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th) REGISTRATION

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  Program starts June 28th and runs seven weeks! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  Program starts June 28th and runs seven weeks! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up


Monday June 14, 2021
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SUMMER PROGRAM BEGINS

KIDS, TEENS, ADULTS! We have a summer program for you! Register today to start earning badges for doing reading or completing activities! This virtual program will have you entered into raffles, reading for Heifer Interationational, exploring animal conservation around the world, and having some off screen time! 

KIDS, TEENS, ADULTS! We have a summer program for you! Register today to start earning badges for doing reading or completing activities! This virtual program will have you entered into raffles, reading for Heifer Interationational, exploring animal conservation around the world, and having some off screen time! 

Monday June 21, 2021 - Friday June 25, 2021
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Summer Program Registration Packet Pick-Up

Come by the front of the library to pick up a registration packet for summer! We'll have adult, teen, kid, and early literacy! You can have already registered or be planning to register or just want some more information! You can always come into the library to register or ask any questions you might have! If the weather is bad, packets will be inside. 

LOCATION: In front of the library

Come by the front of the library to pick up a registration packet for summer! We'll have adult, teen, kid, and early literacy! You can have already registered or be planning to register or just want some more information! You can always come into the library to register or ask any questions you might have! If the weather is bad, packets will be inside. 

LOCATION: In front of the library

Thursday June 24, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
(Virtual Art Talk) Caravaggio: Baroque Drama and Criminality

Join us for a virtual art talk! Caravaggio was the most famous painter in Italy in the 1600s. His dark, often violent images established a dominant style for decades and his own lawless lifestyle was reflected in the brutal scenes he painted. Find out more about the artist, his crimes and his incredible influence in the world of art.

 

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator.

This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.

Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

CONTACT: Aimie Westphal  978-388-8148 x614  awestphal@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Join us for a virtual art talk! Caravaggio was the most famous painter in Italy in the 1600s. His dark, often violent images established a dominant style for decades and his own lawless lifestyle was reflected in the brutal scenes he painted. Find out more about the artist, his crimes and his incredible influence in the world of art.

 

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator.

This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.

Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

CONTACT:
  Aimie Westphal
  978.388.8148 x614
   awestphal@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual


Saturday June 26, 2021
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family PRIDE Celebration

Drop by the front of the library to celebrate pride month in a colorful way. Make a button, create a rainbow, get some rainbow and pride swag, and check out a book! This event is created with help from awesome community volunteers from Amesbury#pride and is perfect for the whole family, even the youngest!

Why June is Pride Month: Started to remember the Stonewall Uprising in New York City in June 1969, it has grown to also be a festive celebration of all LGBTQ+ activism and culture. 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: In front of the library

Drop by the front of the library to celebrate pride month in a colorful way. Make a button, create a rainbow, get some rainbow and pride swag, and check out a book! This event is created with help from awesome community volunteers from Amesbury#pride and is perfect for the whole family, even the youngest!

Why June is Pride Month: Started to remember the Stonewall Uprising in New York City in June 1969, it has grown to also be a festive celebration of all LGBTQ+ activism and culture. 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: In front of the library

Monday June 28, 2021
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Book Kits: Middle and High School

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

Theme for activities: Art and Cartooning

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

Theme for activities: Art and Cartooning

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Wednesday June 30, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Make and Takes of Kids and Teens

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: In front of the library

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: In front of the library

Thursday July 1, 2021
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StoryWalk on the RiverWalk

StoryWalk on the RiverWalk starting at the Water St parking area! This book is Me...Jane and wonderful retelling of the childhood of Jane Goodall. It can be enjoyed until August 31st!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

StoryWalk on the RiverWalk starting at the Water St parking area! This book is Me...Jane and wonderful retelling of the childhood of Jane Goodall. It can be enjoyed until August 31st!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

Monday July 5, 2021
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Independence Day Holiday -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today. 

Tuesday July 6, 2021
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Thursday July 8, 2021
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Escape Room for Teens!

Come by outside the library for a fun escape room (really a break-in) to crack the codes and undo the locks to get the reward! This program is drop-in any time between 10am - noon to take part in stations at different tables, but remember to pick up a break out bag in the Teens Section of the library to start the process. Great for ages 12 and up! Rain date is July 9th. No registration is required! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Under Library Tree

Come by outside the library for a fun escape room (really a break-in) to crack the codes and undo the locks to get the reward! This program is drop-in any time between 10am - noon to take part in stations at different tables, but remember to pick up a break out bag in the Teens Section of the library to start the process. Great for ages 12 and up! Rain date is July 9th. No registration is required! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Under Library Tree

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Virtual Paint Night for Kids!

We will welcome back former Children's Assistant and artist extraordinaire, Nicole, for a fun night of painting! You'll be able to pick up a kit at the library before this Zoom class that will have everything (except water) that you'll need to create an amazing animal scene! Great for kids 8 to 12! Registration is required so you can get the Zoom meeting and we know how many kits to make. 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Pick-up and Virtual

We will welcome back former Children's Assistant and artist extraordinaire, Nicole, for a fun night of painting! You'll be able to pick up a kit at the library before this Zoom class that will have everything (except water) that you'll need to create an amazing animal scene! Great for kids 8 to 12! Registration is required so you can get the Zoom meeting and we know how many kits to make. 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Pick-up and Virtual

Monday July 12, 2021
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Book Kits: Middle and High School

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

THEME FOR THIS WEEK: Science and Engineering

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

THEME FOR THIS WEEK: Science and Engineering

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Tuesday July 13, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Virtual Paint Night for Teens

We will welcome back former Children's Assistant and artist extraordinaire, Nicole, for a fun night of painting! You'll be able to pick up a kit at the library before this Zoom class that will have everything (except water) that you'll need to create an amazing scene. You can log on to the Zoom to get step by step instructions like a paint night but at home! Those going into 7th grade and up can register for this program so that you can get the link and we know how many kits to make. Invite a friend to do it too if you'd like! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Pick-up and Virtual

We will welcome back former Children's Assistant and artist extraordinaire, Nicole, for a fun night of painting! You'll be able to pick up a kit at the library before this Zoom class that will have everything (except water) that you'll need to create an amazing scene. You can log on to the Zoom to get step by step instructions like a paint night but at home! Those going into 7th grade and up can register for this program so that you can get the link and we know how many kits to make. Invite a friend to do it too if you'd like! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Pick-up and Virtual

Wednesday July 14, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Make and Takes of Kids and Teens

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: In front of the library

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: In front of the library

Thursday July 15, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Virtual Stitch a Bit: Ears!

Create an amazing set of animal ears to wear! You'll have a choice of what kind of animal and pick up a bag of supplies in the Children's Room and then log on to create in the comfort of your own home while Sarah Chapman walks you through the process and answers any questions! This is great for ages 7 and up (with no sewing experience needed) although younger with adult help are welcome to join. Registration required!!

This program is part of our summer program theme, Tales and Tails and is made possible with funding from the Friends of the Amesbury Library. 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowskI@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Pick-up and Virtual

Create an amazing set of animal ears to wear! You'll have a choice of what kind of animal and pick up a bag of supplies in the Children's Room and then log on to create in the comfort of your own home while Sarah Chapman walks you through the process and answers any questions! This is great for ages 7 and up (with no sewing experience needed) although younger with adult help are welcome to join. Registration required!!

This program is part of our summer program theme, Tales and Tails and is made possible with funding from the Friends of the Amesbury Library. 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowskI@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Pick-up and Virtual

Monday July 19, 2021
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Thursday July 22, 2021
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Escape Room for Kids

Come by outside the library for a fun escape room (really a break-in) to crack the codes and undo the locks to get the reward! This program is drop-in for families any time between 10am - noon to take part in which stations at different tables. Great for ages 5 and up, but all ages are welcome with adult help! Rain date is July 23th. No registration is required! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Under Library Tree

Come by outside the library for a fun escape room (really a break-in) to crack the codes and undo the locks to get the reward! This program is drop-in for families any time between 10am - noon to take part in which stations at different tables. Great for ages 5 and up, but all ages are welcome with adult help! Rain date is July 23th. No registration is required! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Under Library Tree

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
(Virtual Art Talk) Off with their Heads! The Art of the French Revolution

Join us for a virtual art talk! From the over-the-top-lavish lives of the royals at Versailles to portraits of revolutionary leaders to triumphant images of Napoleon, this program will examine artwork from this period of tremendous political upheaval. With works by French masters including Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun, Jacques-Louis David and Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, we’ll consider the role of paintings in the struggle for power in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

 

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator.

This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.

Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

CONTACT: Aimie Westphal  978-388-8148 x614  awestphal@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Join us for a virtual art talk! From the over-the-top-lavish lives of the royals at Versailles to portraits of revolutionary leaders to triumphant images of Napoleon, this program will examine artwork from this period of tremendous political upheaval. With works by French masters including Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun, Jacques-Louis David and Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, we’ll consider the role of paintings in the struggle for power in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

 

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator.

This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.

Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

CONTACT:
  Aimie Westphal
  978.388.8148 x614
   awestphal@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual


Monday July 26, 2021
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Book Kits: Middle and High School

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

THEME FOR ACTIVITIES: Upcycling

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

THEME FOR ACTIVITIES: Upcycling

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Thursday July 29, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Make and Takes of Kids and Teens

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: In front of the library

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: In front of the library

Friday July 30, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nappy's Puppets: A VIRTUAL Father Goose

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
Monday August 2, 2021
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Monday August 2, 2021 - Thursday August 5, 2021
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Cultural Puppet Shows

The Ethnic Arts Center in Boston presents 8 different shows based on the folktales of the cultural heritage of Amesbury. Each day for this week two shows will be released on video to view at your own time! They will only be available this week so make you take a look! These are short shows between 10 - 20 minutes each and are great for the youngest but can be enjoyed by older as well! Keep an eye here, on our website, and social media to get updated for links and information! 

This program is made possible by the Amesbury Cultural Council! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

The Ethnic Arts Center in Boston presents 8 different shows based on the folktales of the cultural heritage of Amesbury. Each day for this week two shows will be released on video to view at your own time! They will only be available this week so make you take a look! These are short shows between 10 - 20 minutes each and are great for the youngest but can be enjoyed by older as well! Keep an eye here, on our website, and social media to get updated for links and information! 

This program is made possible by the Amesbury Cultural Council! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual

Monday August 9, 2021
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Book Kits: Middle and High School

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

THEME FOR ACTIVTIES THIS WEEK: Pop Culture

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

We're bring some fun to reading this summer for 5th - 12th graders. You can request a personalized kit to be picked up at the library that will have a couple of books, audiobook recommedations, snacks, and fun project to go along with it all. It will be all set for you to pick up anytime during this week! When you register for one (or all) of the 4 pick-ups this summer, we'll send you a form to fill out with interests, types of books, and allergies. We want this to be a kit you'll enjoy! Registration is required for each week of pick-up! 

THEME FOR ACTIVTIES THIS WEEK: Pop Culture

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Storytime Take Out: Summer Edition

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

This seven week session will focus on animals to go along with our summer program theme Tails and Tales! You'll pick up a kit each week that will have books from the collection on a topic, a science experiment or exploration, craft, or other projects. Perfect for 2 - 6 year olds! You will pick up inside the library or use curbside any time during the week. You only need to return the books! These kits encourages families to read together, to explore the natural world, and use some fine and gross motor skills! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register on the June 10th date for all seven weeks. 

Note: If you're planning on being gone a week or two over the summer, no worries! We can hold the kits or give you multiple in one week!

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

 
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Takeaway Reading (1st - 4th)

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Pick up

Want some weekly fun with books, activities, snacks and fun! Grades 1st - 4th (going into) can participate in our Takeaway Reading kits! You'll pick these kits up weekly at the library and use it to explore this summer. We'll have library books in there all checked out for your kids to read or to be read to! Activities to keep with focus on animals and exploring the outdoor world! It's all free and once you register, we'll send you an email asking for grade level of reading, allergies, and interests so your kit will be catered for your family!  REGISTER ON FOR PROGRAM ON JUNE 10TH DATE! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Pick up

Wednesday August 11, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Make and Takes of Kids and Teens

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: In front of the library

A new Make and Take one for kids and one for teens will be outside the Library today! Get them while supplies last! If the weather is bad, pickup will be inside the library! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: In front of the library

Thursday August 12, 2021
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6:30 PM
Live Animal VIRTUAL Show

Join Wildlife Encounters for a one of a kind virtual encounter! You'll Zoom in on some exotic small creatures LIVE! Ask questions and learn all about amazing critters! Registration is required to get the link! 

CONTACT: Clare Dombrowski  978-388-8148  cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

Join Wildlife Encounters for a one of a kind virtual encounter! You'll Zoom in on some exotic small creatures LIVE! Ask questions and learn all about amazing critters! Registration is required to get the link! 

CONTACT:
  Clare Dombrowski
  978.388.8148
   cdombrowski@amesburylibrary.org

Thursday August 26, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
(Virtual Art Talk) The Surreal World of Rene Magritte

Join us for a virtual art talk! Rene Magritte’s work has delighted and fascinated audiences long before Paul Simon’s famous song. This program will focus on the life and influences of the Belgian Surrealist painter whose paintings are both familiar and confounding. Discover the ways his work relates to contemporaries like Salvadore Dali and learn how art historians interpret his mysterious paintings.

 

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator.

This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.

Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

CONTACT: Aimie Westphal  978-388-8148 x614  awestphal@amesburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Join us for a virtual art talk! Rene Magritte’s work has delighted and fascinated audiences long before Paul Simon’s famous song. This program will focus on the life and influences of the Belgian Surrealist painter whose paintings are both familiar and confounding. Discover the ways his work relates to contemporaries like Salvadore Dali and learn how art historians interpret his mysterious paintings.

 

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator.

This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.

Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program.

CONTACT:
  Aimie Westphal
  978.388.8148 x614
   awestphal@amesburylibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual


Saturday September 4, 2021
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Labor Day Holiday -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today. 

Monday September 6, 2021
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Labor Day -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today. 

Monday October 11, 2021
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Columbus Day -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today. 

Thursday November 11, 2021
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Veteran's Day -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today. 

Wednesday November 24, 2021
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Thanksgiving Holiday -- Library Closes at 5:00pm

The Library will Close at 5:00pm today. 

Thursday November 25, 2021
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Thanksgiving -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today. 

Friday November 26, 2021
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Thanksgiving Holiday -- Library Closed

The Library is Closed today.  

Friday December 24, 2021
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Christmas Eve - Library Closed

The Library is Closed today.

Saturday December 25, 2021
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Christmas Day - Library Closed

The Library is Closed today.


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