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Using Cool Kitchen Tools Family Cooking Club

Yesterday during Family Cooking Club we tested out some cool kitchen tools! Everyone had a great time and made some yummy food!

So Long, and Thanks for All the Bricks*

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The inaugural season of LEGO Science Workshop has come to an end, but don't despair. This autumn will bring new classes and new workshop formats, including sumo-style LEGObot battles--a.k.a "SuGO."

Thank you to everyone who participated. If you would like to be informed of future events, please email us at

*with apologies to Douglas Adams

Summer Reading Party 2015

Here are the photos from this year's Summer Reading Party. 

Congratulations to everyone who met their reading goals this summer, and a big thanks to Jungle Jim for his hilarious performance and all the ROAR volunteers for their invaluable help! 

Drawing Superhero Stories

This week we had a visit from our very funny friend and cartoonist, Eric Fulford! He taught us all how to create our own comic books!! We had an awesome time and can't wait for him to come back again!





Recommended Summer Reading from Winchester Fifth Graders

We just finished visiting all the Winchester 5th grade classes this week. It's always a lot of fun for us to get out of the library and see you in your schools We recommended a lot of great books to them, but they also recommended a lot of great books to us. You can find our list on our website, and you can find their list below.

Thanks again for welcoming us into your schools!

Sidekicked Anderson, John David
Ghosts of War: The True Story of a 19-year-old GI (YA) Smithson, Ryan
The Magic Thief Prineas, Sarah
The Mysterious Benedict Society Stewart,Trenton
The Kingdom Keepers Pearson, Ridley
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Angleberger, Tom
Alien in my Pocket Ball, Nate
El Deafo Bell, Cece
Ender’s Game Card, Orson Scott
Floors Carman, Patrick
Planet Tad  Carvell, Tim
Artemis Fowl Colfer, Eoin
Love That Dog Creech, Sharon
The Maze Runner (YA) Dashner, James
Flora and Ulysses DiCamillo, Kate
Ranger’s Apprentice (YA) Flanagan, John
Asterix Goscinny, René
Genius Files series Gutman, Dan
Closed for the Season Hahn, Mary Downing
Tin Tin Herge
The Outsiders Hinton, S.E.
That was Then,This is Now (YA) Hinton, S.E.
Stormbreaker (YA) Horowitz, Anthony
Regarding the Fountain Klise, Kate
Inside Out and Back Again/ Lai, Thanhha
To Kill a Mockingbird (YA) Lee, Harper
The Giver Lowry, Lois
When You Reach Me Mass, Wendy
Myth-O-Mania series McMullan, Kate
Sparrow Road O’Connor, Sheila
Eragon Paolini, Christopher
Maximum Ride Patterson, James
Witch and Wizard (YA) Patterson, James and Gabrielle Charbonnet
Magic Sage,Angie
The Geography of You and Me (YA) Smith, Jennifer
The Book Thief (YA) Zusak, Markus

Summer Reading Kickoff Party with Toe Jam Puppet Band!!

Today we kicked off our Summer Reading Program in style with the Toe Jam Puppet Band! The guys kept us laughing for the whole program, everyone definitely had an awesome time!!




Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes...and some other stuff!


Dancing like a monkey!!!