It was a crazy-wonderful Tuesday afternoon here at the Amherst Town Library---Steve Blunt came to entertain us with his wonderful songs, Miss Sarah told a special Halloween-y story, and there were amazing costumes everywhere you looked! Read more about Halloween in the Children's Room!
Make sure to register your child (ages 5 and up) for this fun and informative visit from some of New Hampshire's own wild animals. On Tuesday, November 12 at 3:30, one of our favorite presenters, Dave, from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, will bring a selection of animals from the center Read more about Dave and the Wild Animals
Some of our bravest crafters came to the Children's Room last Wednesday to try their hands at creating Milk-jug Skeletons. An hour-and-a-half later, we had some terrific Halloween decorations! Read more about Spooky Skeletons in the Library!
Every month, we highlight a child's collection in our display case. It's not easy to part with your favorite things for 30 days, but we have a long waiting list of kids who are willing to try--we get everything from Legos to erasers to stuffed animals. Read more about Cool Collections in the Children's Room
Yes, it's true! This summer, Miss Sarah and Miss Sue set a goal of 5500 hours of reading by the participants in the Summer Reading Program. We promised that if the kids managed to get to this goal, we'd eat some Chocolate-covered Ants and Crickets. Read more about Amherst Kids are Amazing Readers!!