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Saturday 10pm - 4pm
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Semi-Annual Book Sale

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Library Events
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and more!

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Sat. Dec. 20th
See the displays
before they come down!

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for the Christmas holiday
@1:00 p.m.
Wed. Dec. 24th

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Thurs. Dec. 25th

colorful fireworks
for New Year's Eve
@5:00 p.m.
Wed. Dec. 31st

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Thur. Jan. 1st

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Sat. Jan. 3rd
@ 4:00 p.m.
Submit your Bingo card before the deadline!
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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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and promotions
for green living!


will close early on
Wednesday, December 24th
at 1:00 p.m.
and remain closed through Thursday, December 25th

for the Christmas holiday.

Important: If you have reserved any
Wednesday or Thursday museum passes,
please pick them up by
Wednesday, December 24th
between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Science Is Everywhere

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Science Is Everywhere at our library.
Sign up for amazing STEM workshops now,
while spaces are available.
Click here to find out more.

You can also play our WHIZard Bingo,
open to all ages, for a chance at a prize.
Click here for a copy of the game,
including Bingo Card and instructions.
WHIZard Bingo Game ends
Saturday, January 3rd at 4 p.m.


New Year's
colorful fireworks

The Hamilton-Wenham Library
will close early on
Wednesday, December 31st at 5:00 p.m.
and remain closed through
Thursday, January 1st

for the New Year's holiday.

Important: If you have reserved any
Wednesday or Thursday museum passes,
please pick them up on
Wednesday, December 31st
between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Overdrive Titles Just For Hamilton-Wenham

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


Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Visit the Gale Virtual Reference Library for a breathtaking selection of
nearly 800 new nonfiction eBooks.
This is an incredible resource for anyone doing research across a wide range of topics
in Arts, Biography, Business, Education, the Environment, General Reference, History, Law
(the list goes on...)

The GVRL portal will work for anyone using
our library computers or library wi-fi.
Remote access requires a
Hamilton-Wenham library card number.


Paintings by Cynthia M. Stern

On the Annisquam! painting of a boy in swimming trunks on the shore, by Cynthia M. Stern
Paintings by Cynthia M. Stern
are on display
at the Hamilton-Wenham Library
through November and December.


Chilton, Test Prep,
the Animal Kingdom,
and more!

These new resources work for anyone using
our library computers or library wi-fi.
Remote access requires a
Hamilton-Wenham library card number.

green Chilton Library logoUsing our subscription to Chilton Library, choose year, make, and model to get the specific information you need for auto maintenance and repair.

green Testing & Education Reference Center logoPrepare for high school, college, and graduate school exams with the Testing & Education Reference Center. Additional career tools include Firefighter, Nursing, Military and Accountant test preps.
You will need to register with the site to see
your test scores and progress.
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Finally, find detailed information about families and species across the animal kingdom with Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia.

For additional topics in Business and Finance, Genealogy, Medical Information, and more,
visit our complete list of
Hamilton-Wenham Electronic Resources.


Friends of the Library

friends of the hamilton-wenham public library logoOur Friends have a new site!
Visit The Friends of the
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library

to learn about membership and the many programs and services sponsored by The Friends.


Fax, Copiers, Computers, etc.

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


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!


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.


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.