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WESTERN EUROPEAN HISTORICAL SWORDS
Thur. July 31st
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
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ARMCHAIR TRAVEL:
VISITING THROUGH FICTION
Tue. Aug. 5th
11:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Click for more info.


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TEEN THINK TANK
Thur. Aug. 7th
6:30 -7:50 p.m.
Come share your bright ideas!
Click for more info.


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MOVIE: DIVERGENT
Fri. Aug. 8th
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
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Sat. Aug. 9th
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING & THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
Tues. Aug. 12th
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Click for more info.


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CSI: FORENSICS
LAB WORKSHOP
Thur. Aug. 14th
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Click for more info.


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DETECTING DEWEYBOT
CONTEST ENDS!
Fri. Aug. 15th
@4:00 p.m.
Click for more info.

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CLOSED for
LABOR DAY
WEEKEND
Sat. Aug. 30th -
Mon. Sept. 1st



OPEN BOOK
MEMBERS ONLY
BOOK SALE
Fri. Sept. 12th
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friends of the Library only!
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FRIENDS BOOK SALE
Sat. Sept. 13th
through
Thur. Sept. 18th
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GoGreen Pages
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and promotions
for green living!

"I'm On, Now What?"
Guide to Facebook

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hang of it? Call 978-468-5577
or sign up in person for these
two Thursday classes in August:
August 7, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
August 14, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

You must attend both classes,
and must come to class with an active
email account and the password to access it.

Click here for more information!
Spaces are limited.

 

Detecting Deweybot!

Sue the blue tyrannosaur Will you detect Deweybot?
She is our 2014 Fizz Boom Read
summer reading mascot!
As of Monday, July 7th
the friendly silver robot is visiting
a different office or business
in Hamilton or Wenham each week.

Click here for more information!

 

Photography by
Paula Stephens

Photograph of a red hibiscus taken by Paula Stephens
Photography by Paula Stephens
is on display
at the Hamilton-Wenham Library
through July and August.

 

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

pile of booksOur 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.

 

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.