Here’s what’s in store for young people at the library at 2 N. Main St. for January: 



January events in the Children's Room:

Reading with Annie on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for children able to read on their own. Annie is a therapy dog who loves to be read to. The sessions are 15 minutes long and only the child who is reading is allowed in the room with Annie and her handler. Register at

Junior Green Gatherings for ages 4-7 on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. Learn more about nature and gardening through a book and related activities. Register at A collaboration of the Andover Jr. Garden Club and MHL Children’s Room.

Make It Take It Tuesday for ages 3 and up and an adult, on Tuesdays, Jan. 22 and 29 from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Join us for a new drop-in craft program. Pick up a token in the Children’s Room.

Other events:

In-Be-Tweens Programs are for Grades 4 and 5. Space is limited. Registration required.

Make a Snowman Card on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.

Night Readers on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. for ages 9-12 and an adult. This month’s selection is Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder. Request and read the book beforehand. Register at

Thinking Thursday on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 3:45 p.m. for ages 5-8. Share a story, do simple experiments and create a craft to take home. Register at

Dads and Donuts on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. for ages 2-5. A story time targeting dads and children ages 2-5 (although all are welcome). After stories, songs, rhymes and a craft, share coffee, juice, and donuts. Pick up a token in the Children’s Room.

Family Yoga on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. For walkers to age 5 with an adult and kids ages 6-11. Register at Offered by Stand Tall Family Yoga.

The Snowy Nap on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 1:30-2:00 p.m. for ages 4 and 5 with an adult. Join Miss Kim for a reading of Jan Brett’s newest book, followed by a fun activity. Register at

All events are sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. For more information, visit, or call 978-623-8440. All programs are held at Memorial Hall Library.




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