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Library Update: May 6

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It’s OPEN! After years of planning, and months of construction and moving collections, our beautiful new Teen Loft is open.

Whenever our MERSD students are not in school, this space is reserved for teens in grades 6-12 only. Finally, the entire YA collection can be found upstairs, all in one place. There are comfortable lounge chairs and ottomans, a couple of Yogibos, a work table and chairs, a stunning café-style counter with stools, and plenty of outlets and charging stations. We’re working on gathering board games and craft supplies for the rolling craft cart.

Stop in soon and take a look. And, if you’re a teen, stay awhile and enjoy!

In the Children’s Room

Book Nook Family Story Time on Saturdays May 11, 18* at 10:30 a.m.

*Saturday, May 18 will be held at Manchester Historical Museum.

Families are invited to join Miss Melanie in the Book Nook for story time fun.

This program is funded by the Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant awarded to Hamilton-Wenham RSD and serving Hamilton, Wenham, Manchester and Essex. All educational and non-academic programs, activities and employment opportunities at Hamilton-Wenham RSD are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, age and/or, disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law.

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, June 5 at 11:30 a.m.

Lindsay’s Puppet Pals presents a series of short stories featuring Lindsay’s larger than life Triceratops, Dragon and other puppet friends that are certain to delight everyone. Ideal for preschool children but all are welcome to join the fun.

Special thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

May Movie Night

On Friday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m., the library will be showing the dramatized story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s journey for equal rights between men and women. After graduating law school, Ruth initially struggles to find a job because of her gender. She eventually becomes involved in a gender bias court case that spearheads her historic career to become the second female Supreme Court Justice. This movie stars Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, and Justine Theroux.  This movie is rated PG-13 and anyone under 13 must have a parent or guardian fill out a permission slip available at the Library’s circulation desk.

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