Children’s Blog

Our Newest Friend!

Today Chester welcomed a new friend to the Children's Room!! Meet Ketchup the Hot Dog. We know he'll feel right at home here with all of our other furry friends! Stop by and say hello today!


Star Wars Symposium

On Saturday our friend Peter Struzziero brought his Star Wars Symposium to the Winchester Public Library. The kids had a chance to play with some awesome action figures, hang with Wicket the Ewok, test their knowledge of Star Wars trivia, and learn all about the history of Star Wars!

Wild About Weather!

Last week we had our friend and weather enthusiast Keith Michael Johnson here to talk about all kinds of crazy weather! We loved his experiments and everyone learned something new!

February Puppet Shows!

This month we had two awesome puppet shows here at the library! Magpie Puppets presented Eeyore's Birthday and Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals presented several fun stories including The Emperor's New Clothes! Everyone had a great time!

Live Learn Act Photo Display

The Children's Room has partnered with local non-profit Live Learn Act (LLA) to SHOW ME YOUR SCHOOL! Students around the world, including Winchester elementary school children, have been participating in LLA's global photography project, which asks children around the world to connect by envisioning what it would be like to attend each other's school. Results from this project will be on display in the Children's Room throughout the month of February. Come in and explore children's snapshots of life in their schools. Check out a few photos of the displays below!

LEGO Science Workshop - December 2015

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We built Smart Spinners in LEGO Science Workshop today. We also watched a video of these same models being demonstrated on the International Space Station. Too bad we couldn't make our spinners float around the room too!