Summer Reading Wrap-Up!

Thank you to all our patrons who participated in our Fizz Boom Read and Topsfield Fair Summer Reading Programs.  We are pleased to announce that the Topsfield Fair Packets have arrived and will be available for pickup until Monday September 8th!  Unclaimed packets will be returned to Topsfield Fair after this date.   If you have made a poster for the Poster Contest, please drop it off to the Children’s Library by Monday August 25th.  Posters become property of the fair and will not be returned.  This year, the Topsfield Fair runs from October 3rd to October 14th.  For more information, please visit www.topsfieldfair.org.

Our Fizz Boom Summer Reading Program is also winding down.   If you have been collecting Fizz Boom Read Book Bucks and have completed your 5 library visits, please stop by and pick out your free book!

Please remember to check our Events Calendar regularly for upcoming Fall and Winter programs!

 

 

 

Pinto Bella Hula Hoops

Tuesday, July 22nd @ 2 PM

Learn about the history and benefits of Hula Hooping as owner Pinto Bella demonstrates how it’s done.  Then it’s time to try it yourself!  With organized games and team work, you’ll see just how fun and energizing Hula Hooping can be!  For children in grades K-5.  All are welcome.  No registration required.

Fizz, Boom, Read! Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Explode into some great books this summer!  Summer Reading is now underway and  you may sign up in the Children’s Library or online from our Summer Reading Sign-Up Page.  Participants may choose one of all of our three programs.  It’s easy!  Read, log your books, and receive great prizes.  Details for each program are located here.   Our suggested reading lists are also available for recommendations on some fantastic books.  In addition, please check out all of our wonderful programs on our online calendar that will be taking place this summer.  You can even register online!  Our Summer Reading Kickoff Event takes place July 7th with Rick Roth of Creature Teachers.   Many great programs to follow include Art in the Greek Theatre, fun with Pinto Bella Hula Hoops, Science Magic from the Museum of Science, ScienceTellers, and Swimmy from Puppetree of Vermont.    Our regular favorites will also be taking place as well.   Children can register for Science Clubs, Lego Clubs, and the Science of Cooking.  The summer will end with an Experimental Tea Party.   Please come visit us this summer and  Happy Reading!

Here’s What’ s Happening In April!

Hi Everyone!    Join us for Dads & Donuts on Saturday April 19th at 10 AM.  This month the Children’s Library continues its Toddler Times and Storytimes straight through April vacation.  Toddler Time for ages 1-3 will meet on April 23rd and 30th at 10 AM.  Storytime for children ages 2-4 will meet on Thursday April 24th and May 1st.  Please join us for a special treat on Saturday April 26th at 10 AM when the Children’s Library presents the fun family movie “Frozen”.

This year library staff will be walking in Pride Stride to earn money for children’s programming.  We ask for your support so we are able to continue providing programs that are entertaining, educational, and  enjoyable for children and families.  Please stop by the Children’s Library to make your donation.  Any amount would be appreciated!

Vacation Movie: Despicable Me 2

Friday, December 27 @ 2:00 PM

Looking for something to do during vacation? Come enjoy a movie at the Sawyer Free Library! Families are invited to gather and watch the new DVD release of “Despicable Me 2.”

Popcorn available for the ultimate movie experience! Free of charge and open to children and their families.

Celebrate Native American History Month with Fast Hawk

Saturday, November 16 10:30am-11:30am

Join us for a morning program full of spirit and history.  Fast Hawk is a local member of the Micmac Northeast American Tribe.  He will be bringing feathers, claws, animal skulls, a talking stick, pipes, stories, and more to this informative celebration!  All ages welcome. No sign-ups required.

Saturday, October 19 @ 11:00 AM – I Dig Archaeology! A Family Fun Day Event

Families are invited to enjoy a late morning program filled with stories, art, and adventure! Listen to a cool story, dig into soil, and retrieve genuine artifacts! Don’t miss this family fun event, perfect for ages 3 & up.

There will be two sessions, one at 11 AM and the other at 11:30 AM. Please register by stopping by or calling the Children’s Library at (978) 281-9763 ext.25