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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

August 2021


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

Click here for a link to the group page.

         The following story time programs can be found

on that Facebook page as well as any of our story times

from October 2020 to May 2021.

We will begin our regular programing in the fall

when we are in the NEW Library!

During the year the story times are:T

  P.J. Story time with Mrs. Sill  ( Meets the second Wednesday of the month)

Littles and Letters Story times (Meets every Wednesday  at 11:30 AM.)

This is designed for 3-5 year olds.

           Toddler Story times with Jen Hamiliton (Meets Friday mornings at 10:00 AM.)

           This is designed for ages 18-36 months.


August  Story Times

P. J. Story Time with Mrs. Sill

 Wednesday, August 11th at 7:00

Couper Room


Wednesday Summer Story Times

with Mrs. Haduch

August 4th and 11th

Couper Room at 11:30

This is designed for 4 year olds and up. 


Toddler Story Times with Jen Hamilton

will continue in the fall

This is designed for ages 18 to 36 months. 



Children's Room News

Did you know that we are now open at 10:00 AM every day?

Don't forget that Summer Reading is ending on August 14th!

We are packing and getting ready for our big move

in September to our new home

across the parking lot!

Have you seen how beautiful it is?

Wait until you see the inside!

Big Opening Party is planned for September 24 and 25th!

RHL front view


If you need to get in touch with the Children's Room at any time,
send us an email at:


Summer Reading 2021

"Tails and Tales"

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We have had 400 kids sign up this year!

Last day is: August 14, 2021

All hours must be turned in by 4:00 on this day.

The 30 Raffle Prize winners will be notified on Tuesday, August 17.

To see our calendar of events, go to:

On the calendar, click where it says, "Register."

(The "Extra Hours Page" can be found at the bottom of this page.)




"Take It and Make It" Craft

It's a Hedgehog

In the "Take It and Make It" bag, you will receive all that you need to make this hedgehog.

Please sign up; we have 50 kits available.

Sign up date on the calendar is August 10th; they will be available for the rest of the month.


August Events

Sir George

                              **An all day puppet show from Pumpernickel Puppets on August 3.

Sign up and you will be sent the link to watch this great performance

of Sir George and the Dragon.


Red Sox Wally

**Join Red Sox Wally on an interactive reading adventure on August 5th at 4:00.

Sign up and you will be given the Zoom link the day before.



** Hands on Nature presents Magical Fireflies

on August 12th at 3:30.

Sign up and you will be sent the link to this informative

presentation by Heather Simpson.


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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!


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