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Library Events
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Sat. April 19th
12:30 - 3:15 p.m.
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Mon. April. 21st

Author & Reporter
Annual Friends Meeting
Keynote Speaker
Tue. April 29th
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Public is invited!
Click for more info.

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Wed. April 30th
@ midnight
Last day to submit
your poems!

Click for more info.

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with John Perrault
Thur. May 15th
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Click for more info.

Visit the
Library Calendar

to find out more about these and other events.

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Visit the
Community Calendar
for events in the wider towns of Hamilton and Wenham.

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GoGreen Pages
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and promotions
for green living!

Closed for Patriots' Day

american flag billowing american flag billowingThe Hamilton-Wenham Library will be closed
Monday, April 21st

for Patriots' Day.

If you have reserved any Monday museum passes,
please pick them up Saturday, April 19th
between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.


Teen Poetry Contest

crisscrossing words in multiple colorsOur Teen Poetry Contest
runs through Wed. April 30th.
Click here to find out the
contest theme and other important entry rules.

Come celebrate at our Poetry Reception
Thursday, May 15
7:00 - 9:00pm

Winners and honorable mentions will read
or recite their poems aloud, with
cash prizes to be awarded!
Remember: If you are a finalist in the Poetry Competition
you must be in attendance or risk disqualification!

Award-winning author, balladeer, poet
and song-writer John Perrault
will be our speaker.
Click here to find out more.


Fax, Copiers, Computers, etc.

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Click here for our revised and expanded
list of office equipment and other library
technology. Find out more about iMacs,
scanners, wireless printing, and 3-D printing
at the Hamilton-Wenham Library!


New Museum Pass

einstein's workshop - blue and green logoWe now offer the
Einstein's Workshop pass!
This pass admits two children
(plus accompanying adult), at no charge,
to the fabulous workshop!

Find out more by visiting Einstein's Workshop,
then reserve a pass today
at our Museum Passes page.


We Love Local History!

View this video slideshow and discover
the many Local History resources
available at our library.
(For a printable PDF version, click here.)


Times Past

time's past logo: drawing of pastoral strollDo you remember the
Times Past Series,
produced by William Heitz
and Edmund Josephs?
With the kind permission of Mr. Heitz, we are uploading our library's set of Times Past television interviews about Hamilton and Wenham to the Internet Archive.

Click here to see what we have uploaded so far.
There will be 66 videos in all!
These videos have not been tested in all browsers
but work well in Mozilla Firefox.


Summer Programs

spark a reaction - summer program logo with weird engine thingGet the jump on summer
in the Teen Room!
Click here to find out about
great summer programs,
and start planning.
Sign-ups begin in May.


Paintings by Ann Jones

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Paintings by Ann Jones
are on display
at the Hamilton-Wenham Library
through March and April.


Overdrive Titles Just For Hamilton-Wenham

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of ebook and audiobook titles
exclusively available to
Hamilton-Wenham cardholders.


Free eBooks and Audiobooks Online
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Click here for a growing list of eBook and audiobook resources available at no charge
through our library and at large
on the world wide web.


Online Job and
Education Resources!

Universal Class enables Hamilton-Wenham Patrons to take online classes.
Cypress Resume is a resume builder software available in house to all, and remotely to Hamilton-Wenham card holders. 

cypress resume logoUse our subscription to Cypress Resume to create professional-quality resumes. Make a resume on the go
or create an account to save and maintain
your resumes and supporting documents.
(Type in your Hamilton-Wenham library card number
when accessing from outside the library.)

universal class logoUse our subscription to
Universal Class to register
for online classes taught by
dedicated instructors, at no
charge to Hamilton-Wenham residents.
You will need your Hamilton-Wenham
library card number and valid email address
to create an account.


Check out a Book Club Kit

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MVLC (the Merrimac Valley
Library Consortium) has a large collection of book club kits
that you can check out.
Click here to see which books have kits,
and place holds on book kits
for your own book club!


Library Slideshow

View this video slideshow designed by our library trustees, and discover the many great programs and services available at our library.
(For a printable PDF version, click here.)


Library Calculator

Do you check out library books? Movies? Attend library programs or use our public computers? Ecalculatorver wonder how much it might cost otherwise? Use our calculator to find the value of your library service.