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Lego WeDo Robotics is Back!

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Keep an eye out for some awesome LEGO workshops starting up in September! We’ll use LEGO WeDo equipment to build simple machines, and we’ll learn basic computer programming to make them move. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn some STEM skills in a really fun way.

Workshops will be presented in 3-week series based on kids’ grades, and registration will be required. We’ll hold multiple sessions throughout the fall, so lots of kids should get a chance to participate! Make sure you check our calendar to find out more, or stop in and talk to a librarian about it.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

This week we had our annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Unfortunately for Chester, the stuffed animals got into a bit of trouble... Check out their latest adventure here.

Authorfest 2016

This week was Authorfest! We were so excited to welcome Anna Alter to the library! She met with our Preschool Storytime Club as well as many of our friends from local preschools around town! We were all very interested to hear how she comes up with her stories and illustrations. We had a blast collaborating on a drawing with her. Check out some of the photos from our morning with Anna below...

Did you know...?

If you type "firefighter reading" into your Google search engine the first image to pop up is one from our very own library!!

Check out the screen shot below...

Try it out! Thanks to Firefighter Josh and the Winchester Fire Department for bringing your fire safety lessons here to the library!

 

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!