The Hamilton-Wenham Public Library is located at 14 Union St., Hamilton. For information: 978-468-5577;


Online Access to The New York Times: Use the links at; you’ll get a code that’s good for 24 hours. You’ll need to register with NYT website.

Seasonal Stories & Craft: Holidays!: 11 a.m. Dec. 9. Perfect for ages 2 and older. Join us for stories and a take home craft. No registration required; free and open to the public.

Family Treehouse: Colors: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 16. The Family Treehouse is the place to meet. Conjure memories of neighborhood friends and the experience of play-based exploration of our world. Conceived and led by parents and recommended for families with children ages 8 and younger. RSVP requested to Lisa Cheney at 978-468-5489 or or online at

Literary Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 19. The group will discuss Paula McLain’s historical biographical fiction, “Circling the Sun.” Copies are available at the library; bring your brown bag lunch to the discussion.

Tinker Drop-In: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 27. All ages are welcome to drop-in for a time of open-ended exploring and creating using the objects and materials of our everyday lives.

Tech Take Apart: 2 p.m. Dec. 27. Are you curious about what the inside of technology looks like? Come explore the inner workings of everyday office and household items. Designed for ages 8-12; registration is required and space is limited.

Thank You Card Making: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 29-30. Drop in to use our supplies to say Thank You to special people for gifts you may have received during the holiday season. All ages are welcome; no registration necessary.


English as a Second Language: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Are you interested in a class to improve your English skills? Interested participants should come to the library to sign up or call 978-468-5577 and speak with Jan Dempsey.

M.A.G.E. Club: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. M.A.G.E., which stands for Minecraft and Assorted Games for Everyone, is run by teens for all ages who play well with others. Bring your own laptop and have an active Minecraft membership. One rule: no griefing. Beginners and advance players welcome. No registration required. Meets every Wednesday during the school year.