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Dec 17, Friday 11:00 am
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December 9, 2021 at 7 pm via zoom David Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author and one of the...

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Library Hours

  • Monday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Holiday Schedule


The library is currently operating on a normal schedule.

2021 planned holiday closures

  • January 1, 2021 - New Year's Day 
  • January 18, 2021 - MLK, Jr. Day
  • February 15, 2021 - Presidents' Day
  • April 19, 2021 - Patriots' Day
  • May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day
  • June 19, 2021 - Juneteenth
  • July 5, 2021 - Independence Day
  • September 6, 2021 - Labor Day
  • October 11, 2021 - Columbus Day
  • November 11, 2021 - Veterans' Day
  • November 25, 2021 - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25, 2021 - Christmas Day

Upcoming Programs in the Children's Room

December 2021

 

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We have a special Facebook Page for our Children's posts and story times.

Ask to join this private page: RHL Children's Page.

         Past story time programs can be found on that Facebook page 

which we recorded from October 2020 to May 2021.

 


P.J. Story time with Mrs. Sill 

( Meets the second Wednesday of the month)

December 15th, 7:00

Drop-In

Children's Room

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Littles and Letters Story times

(Meets Wednesday at 11:00 AM.)

December 15th: the letter "A"

December 22nd: the letter "B"

We will continue in January 2022 with "C."

This is designed for 3-5 year olds and meets in the Children's Room. 

Please sign up online. 

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      Toddler Story times with Jen Hamilton

(Meets on Friday mornings at 10:30 AM.)

December 3, 10 and 17 at 10:30 in the Children's Room

           This is designed for ages 18-36 months.

Please sign up online. 


Ecotarium

Understanding Weather – Wednesday, December 8, 2021 

3:00-3:45pm in the Sturtz Room at the RHL

Rain boots or sunglasses? Shorts or parka? Discover why weather changes from day to day and how tiny molecules can create massive storms.

Through interactive demonstrations, you'll experience the forces behind clouds, wind, rain, and even some extreme weather phenomena.

This is intended for children in grades 2-8. Sign up online at: Littletonlibrary.org

The EcoTarium is collaborating with T-Mobile to offer our exciting traveling education programs at no cost to local community organizations

 

 


Author Becca Carnahan

will be hosting a story time on

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

At 4:00 in the RHL Children’s Room

She will be reading her book as well as a few favorites.

Join us for this special event. Signup is online:

December 2021 Events | Reuben Hoar Library (assabetinteractive.com)

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Winter Reading 2021-2022

 

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Beginning on Saturday, December 18th, 2021, we will start our annual Winter Reading Program! 

On that day, you will be able to pick up your Winter Reading Game Sheet(s)  and begin tracking your hours!

You will be earning raffle tickets for the 9 raffle prizes as well as beads for your Winter Reading necklace!

This program will continue for 10 weeks, until February 26th, 2022. 

 

 


R.H.L. Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Silent Auction

     There are eleven trees/wreaths downstairs in the RHL Gallery,

Christmas treefrom November 27, 2021 through December 18th, 2021.

These trees and wreaths were made to correspond to a favorite children’s book

by Girl Scouts and other patrons of the library. 

Come in and see these beautiful decorations and bid on a tree or wreath!

You may be the one to take it home!

Winners will be notified on December 20th.

                                                                                                        Sponsored by Girl Scouts Cadette Troop #69088

                                              This fun event will support the Reuben Hoar Library Fund.



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Massachusetts Children's Book Award

The 2021-2022 MCBA list is here!

 We have copies here in the Children's Room!

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Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander

Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows (Book 1) by Ryan Calejo

City Spies by James Ponti

Clean Getaway by Nic Stone

Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake

Love, Sugar, Magic: A Dash of Trouble ( Book 1) by Ann Meriano

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya

Measuring Up by Lily LaMotte

Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

The Pants Project by Cat Clarke

Save Me a Seat by Weeks and Varadarajan

Scouts by Sharon Greenland

The Storm Runner (Book 1) by J.C. Cervantes

The Talk : Conversations about Race, Love & Truth edited by Wade and Cheryl Willis Hudson

To: Night Owl From: Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer

The Twelve by Cindy Lin

Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive by Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson

We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey

What’s the Issue: Climate Change (Book 3) by Tom Jackson and Cristina Guitian

When Life Gives You Mangos by Kereen Getten

When the Stars Scattered by Victoria Jameison and Omar Mohamed

The Wild Robot (Book 1) by Peter Brown

The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag

Zayd Saleem Chasing the Dream: Power Forward; On Point: Bounce Back by Hena Khan

http://massachusettschildrensbookaward.blogspot.com