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Live Animals for Adults: Eyes on Owls
The Hamilton COA, the Wenham COA and the Friends of the Library invite you to see 5 owls up close with naturalists Marcia and Mark Wilson on Friday, June 5 at 10:30. Arrive early for a good seat!

Settlers of Catan Game Night Wed. 17 from 6:30 on.
CAD 1 for teens Sat. 20 at 10:30 register now!
Ducks Like Rain & Storytime Sat. 20 at 11:00 with Elise D'Ambrosio's pet ducks.
Catapults Workshop for teens Thur. 25 at 3:30. Register!
Intro. to Koine Greek Thur. evenings 6:00-7:30 June 25 - Aug 6. Enthusiastically open to all ages!
Adult Summer Reading Group starts Tue. 30: the setting is  Iceland: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent.
Alzheimer's Disease: Journey of a Caregiver Tue. 30 at 6:30 with Jorgelina Zeoli.
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Children's Room
Teen News
Book Groups
Museum Discounts
McFarland USA
Wed. 10, 7:00-9:00
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**Sat. May 30 at 2:00 Allegro Dance Performance**
Lego Club
Wed. 3 & 10 at 3:00. Just drop in to join the fun.
STEAM into Science Thu.  4 & 11 at 3:00. Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math-based concepts with Xenda!  Ideal for children 30 months to K, preregistration requested.
Art Club Tue. 9 at 3:30: Sodium Chloride (Salt) Creations: explore a water color lesson with a twist! For preschool and up.

Year of the Sunflower Wed. 24 at 2:00. Join us in the Children's program room for a special planting party. Make a sunflower-inspired craft, and plant your very own sunflower seeds to take home. This program is offered at no charge to the public through the generosity of the Topsfield Fair. Registration is required, designed for ages 4 and up.

Summer Reading Events schedule is coming soon, registration starts Mon. 29.  

**Children's One-Day Booksale Wed. July 1, 11:00-7:00**

For questions contact Lorraine Der, Children's Librarian: [email protected] 

Congrats to our Teen Poetry Contest Winners, who spent an evening with the astonishing Edgar Allan Poe. See the recap on the Informed Teens blog. 

Teen Summer Reading Events have been solidified! See the brochure here. 

MAGE: Minecraft and Assorted Games for Everyone meets Wednesday afternoons 2:30 to 4:30. Summer Hours shift: starting on the 23rd join them on Tuesdays at 5:00. Bring your own laptop. 

Register now for CAD 1 and Catapult workshops! 

The Teen Think Tank meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss programs and services specifically designed for teens. Share your ideas & have some pizza with us on June 11 at 6:30. *No meeting on the 4th! 
For more info contact the Young Adult Librarian,  Kim Claire: [email protected]   978-468-5577.
Wednesday Night Bookclub 
 The title for June 3 meeting at 7:00 is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot (a staff favorite for nonfiction). The book for July 1 is Linwood Barclay's Trust Your Eyes
Literary Luncheon has paused for the summer, but join us for the adult summer reading program:   Escape the Ordinary . The first book is Burial Rites by Hannah Kent.  Copies are available at the Library, stop by to pick one up today!

Museum Passes & Coupons The Library has 21 different destinations on offer, funded by the Friends: Boston By Foot, Cape Ann Museum, Children's Museum, Concord Museum, Mass. Parks Pass, DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Einstein's Workshop, Harvard Museum of Natural History - Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, JFK Library & Museum, House of Seven Gables, Institute of Contemporary Art, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Science, Strawbery Banke Museum (Portsmouth NH), U.S.S. Constitution Museum, Wenham Museum & Zoo New England (Stone Zoo & Franklin Park Zoo). Some offer half off admission, others are completely free. Reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance, pick up your pass at the library  the day before, or day of, your trip. See what's available online: Museum Pass tab. To reserve online you'll need your library card, your PIN is set to the last four digits of your phone, and don't forget to move through 5 screens to complete your reservation. Or just give us a call: 978-468-5577.