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Saturday, Oct. 29: One Author, One Community Kick Off Program!

Rob Surette’s “Amazing Hero Art” Speed Painting Performance
Renowned local artist, Rob Surette, will perform his “Amazing Hero Art” speed painting performance. While demonstrating his amazing artistic talent, Rob inspires those in the audience “to live lives Greater than they ever thought possible.” Continued »

Volunteer to help with the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Volunteers are needed to help set up  the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library Fall Book Sale. Setup is the week before the book sale, Oct. 29 to Nov. 3. The book sale is Friday, Nov. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 6. Volunteers earn credit towards book sale purchases while helping to support the Library. Continued »

Fall book sale is Nov. 4, 5, and 6

Friends of Stevens Memorial Library Fall book sale is Nov.  4, 5, and 6.  Save the date.  Thousands of titles available at amazing prices! All proceeds benefit the Library, making activities like museum passes, weekly movies, special visitors, and summer reading programs possible. Continued »

4th Thursday of the month: Family Fun Night!

Join us on the fourth Thursday of every month for Family Fun Night! Activities include: games, puzzles, activities, and maybe even a dance party! Good for the whole family! The theme for October 27th is: Candy Science! Continued »

Tuesday, Nov. 8: Arts & Crafts with Diane, Using Jacqueline Woodson’s Books

2016 One Author, One Community Event
Drop in to join Diane, a local artist, to explore four of Jacqueline Woodson’s books using arts, crafts, and/or writing. Artists wishing to display their work can add it to the “One Author Art Exhibit” in the Library’s Community Meeting Room. Open to all ages. Parent/caregiver works with younger members. All materials supplied. Continued »

Wednesday, Nov. 9: Discussion & Dessert at the Stevens Coolidge Estate

2016 One Author, One Community Event
Join us for a book discussion & dessert in the Stevens Coolidge Mansion. We’re reading two books pertaining to the Great Migration: Jacqueline Woodson’s This is the Rope and Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns. Between 1915 & 1970, more than 6 million African-Americans moved out of the South to cities across the Northeast, Midwest and West; this became known as “the Great Migration.” Continued »

Latest One Author, One Community News!

More book kits have made their way to North Andover schools in preparation for North Andover’s 2016 One Author, One Community program. The book club kits contain enough copies of a Jacqueline Woodson title for a class to use. The One Author, One Community program culminates with a visit by author Jacqueline Woodson on Nov. 28th. Register for the author’s visit online using the Library’s website calendar. Continued »

Come Write In!

Are you participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) this year? If so, come to Stevens Memorial Library on select Monday evenings throughout November for a two-hour Write-In. Work on your novel while enjoying hot chocolate, snacks, timed word sprints, camaraderie, and lots of encouragement! Continued »

Friday mornings: On Our Own Preschool Storytime

For ages 3-5 years, this Storytime includes songs, stories, felt boards, & other visual methods of storytelling. Also includes music & movement interspersed with shared reading experiences with a goal of increasing the preschoolers’ stamina & attention span to attend to longer stories/activities. Siblings are welcome. Continued »

2nd Tuesday of the month: Pajamatime Story Time

Join us the second Tuesday of each month for a Pajamatime Story Time. Wind down your day with music, movement, and stories as a family.
Wear your PJs and bring a friend to cuddle. All ages are welcome. Continued »

Wednesday afternoons: Construction Zone

Building projects abound! Join us every Wednesday afternoon when we will be using LEGOs, K’nex or other building materials to meet design challenges or create our own masterpieces. School Aged Children Only, Please! Continued »

Wednesdays: Wiggleworms Toddler Time

Designed for ages 18 months to 36 months, this storytime includes songs, stories, felt boards, & other visual methods of storytelling. Presenter will include music & movement interspersed with shared reading experiences to engage this very active age. Siblings are welcome. Continued »