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March Events:
Author E.L. Bates Wed. 2 at 7:00 Let's talk fiction!
Weds. Night Bookclub: 2nd at 7:00  The Orchardist 
Chess for Kids begins Mon. 7 at 3:30
Breast Cancer Support Group Mon. 7 & 21 at 6:00
Tuesday Tastings 8th at 11:00: America's Test Kitchen
   Sat. 12: Teens: 10:30-12:00, Adults: 1:00-2:30
Literary Luncheon: The End of Your Life Bookclub
   Tue. 15 at 11:30
Boating Safety Course starts Tue. 15, 6:00 
BOOKSALE Sat. 19 from 9:00-3:00
Make Your Own Video Game Sat. 26 at 10:30
Star Party Thur. 31 at 7:00
**reschedule date** It's Not How Smart You Are, It's How You Are Smart  Fri. April 15 at 10:30 
In this issue
Teen News
Children's Room
Freegal Music
Book Groups
Ongoing Programs
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BOOKSALE!  BOOKSALE!  BOOKSALE! Saturday, March 19, 9:00-3:00 
Bargains galore, all sorted by genre and format!  Friday evening 6:00-8:00 is the Friends Member preview sale for those with current memberships, or you can join at the door. The sale continues Monday through Thursday, regular library hours 10:00-8:00, Thursday is the 'bag day' finale. Visit the Friends website for more information.
6th Annual Poetry Contest theme announced: GLASS.  See all the details.
The Teen Think Tank meets on Thur. March 4 at 6:30. Be in on the action as a collaborator to develop teen programs and influence the teen collections of books, music, graphic novels, and more. 
MAGE [Minecraft & Assorted Games for Everyone] meets Wednesdays 3:30-5:30.  MAGE is run by teens for all ages who play well with others. Bring your laptop and have an active Minecraft membership. One Rule: No Griefing.  
March workshops are open for registration: Computer Aided Design, Make Your Own Video Game and Coding with Minecraft.
For more information contact the Young Adult Librarian, Kim Claire   978-468-5577 or [email protected] .  
Paws to Read with Tessie the Therapy Dog Fri. 4 at 3:30. Children in K-3rd grade are invited to sign up for a 10-minute reading session.
Registration is open:  Chess for Kids meets Mondays in March at 3:30.
Tales & Treats: On the Farm Sat. 5 at 11:00. Listen to stories, enjoy treats & make a tractor puppet craft to take home.
And mark your calendar: Allegro Dance Ensemble Sat. April 9 at 2:00.
For questions contact Lorraine Der, Children's Librarian: [email protected] 978-468-5577. 
Freegal allows you to download up to five songs per week and three hours of streaming per day with your Hamilton-Wenham Library card. Some highlights of the Freegal Music 4.0 service:  * Over 8 million songs from 28,000+ labels (including Sony Music Entertainment) from over 80 countries.  * Tens-of-thousands of popular artists in hundreds of musical genres. *Easy-to-use website with no software to install. * DRM-Free, MP3 files that can be played on ANY device.  Visit to get started.  Your PIN is most likely set to the last 4 digits of your phone number.
The Book Clubs
Wednesday Night Book Club March 2, 7:00. Join Dede to discuss The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin. Next up for April is Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre.
Tuesday Tastings
Explore a particular chef's cuisine or gastronomic theme with this innovative group.  America's Test Kitchen is on for March 8 at 11:00, RSVP with your dish to Nancy by Thur. 3rd. Next up for April is the queen of un-fussy: The Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten
Join Nancy on Tues. March 15 at 11:30 for The End of Your Life Book Club 
by Will Schwalbe.  Don't forget your brown-bag lunch, beverages will be provided, as well as something extra inspired by the book. Next up for April 19:
 The Daring Ladies of Lowell
by Kate Alcott.
Ongoing Programs
Coloring for Adults every Monday 5-8, materials provided
Bridge (some experience req.): Mon. 10-12, Fri. 1-4:30
Knitting: Mon. 12-2
Breast Cancer Support Group: 1st & 3rd Mon. 6-7:30
Cribbage: Thur. 10-12