The Sawyer Free Library invites kids to fun puppet show featuring Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals! Lindsay shares her hand crafted, life size puppets with children and families across NH, MA, and ME. Filled with silliness, crowd participation, and lovable characters, her charming and positive short stories will delight the young and the young at heart! Don't miss this show - your kids will be chattering for weeks about these crazy animals!
Jim Napolitano's presentation of "Shadows Around the World" will follow his puppet making workshop teaching the art of puppetry construction and manipulation. Families of all ages are welcome at the 6:30 performance.
Registration of children ages 5 and up is required for the workshop at 5:00.
This workshop is an introduction to the world of three-dimensional design using a free program called Tinkercad. Learn how to use Tinkercad and build your first 3-D object. Participants must set up their free Tinkercad account at tinkercad.com and bring their own laptop for this workshop.
For ages 11 to 16. Registration is required, space is limited, visit the Hamilton-Wenham Library the Reference desk, or call 978-468-5577.
Put your egg in a basket workshop: design and build a contraption with materials provided, insert raw egg, drop it from our 2nd story window. If it doesn't break you've built a successful contraption! Led by science and engineering educator extraordinaire Jeffrey Walsh. For ages 11 to 15.
Registration is required, space is limited. Visit the Hamilton-Wenham Library Reference desk, or call 978-468-5577.
Sawyer Free Library invites kids to a science story telling session with Science Tellers! Science and storytelling collide for interactive science fun with ScienceTellers. For years they have been delighting children and their families with positive, interactive and exciting educational science programs. With help from the audience, ScienceTellers conduct hands-on science experiments to bring the sights and sounds of an original story to life!
Sawyer Free Library hosts Poetry and Puppies at the outdoor ampitheater! This program for kids ages 6 and up encourages learning poetry while giving children a chance to ineteract with puppies looking for a home! In partnership with the Cape Ann Animal Aid.
Calling all ages! Create a diorama, using those deliciously sweet, marshmallow Peeps as your main characters. Let your imagination run to peeps as you illustrate your favorite book or movie.
Bags of peeps are available at the library (while supplies last), or supply your own. Dioramas and entry forms need to be submitted between May 8th and May 12st.
The public is then invited to view through May 19th and cast their vote for the The Peeple’s Choice Award.
Attend an afternoon of crafts in the Friend Room at Sawyer Free Library. Particpants will learn about recycling and upcycling. Kids will crate and take home their own project made from plastic bags and wrappers.
- For children aged 8 and up
- Please register for this event online
How far would you go to save a dog in need? Over the past ten years Greg Mahle has driven over 8,400 miles a month, more than a million miles in all, bringing abused, abandoned and homeless dogs from the deep south to forever homes in New England. Greg's story is told in Peter Zheutlin's book Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway