All Day Fun Tomorrow!

Join Miss Pickering for a drop in craft between 10am and 12pm tomorrow, Saturday the 30th.


Come on back at noon (or stay all morning!) for ice pops and Pokemon catching with Justine (Pokemon GO! is an app for your smart phone. You’ll need this app!). Can’t wait to see you at the library tomorrow!pokemon-go

Calling All Pokemon Trainers!

Meet us outside the library this Saturday, July 30th at Noon for Pokemon and Ice Pops! Free ice pops will be available from 12-12:30 p.m. and we’ll be dropping lures too! Be sure to show Justine which Pokemon you catch at the library!



And the Winner is…

We had 14 photo submissions and over 100 votes for our photo contest to find a photo for our new library cards and magnets! We are happy to announce TWO winners!

Chris Burchstead’s wonderful photo


And Alexis Lamontagne’s beautiful photo


Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo! Stay tuned for more information about when the new library cards and magnets will be available!

2016 Reading Challenge

Are you participating in our adult reading challenge this year? We have punch cards with 52 challenges on them (read a political memoir, a trilogy, a book with less than 100 pages, etc.). For each challenge you complete you receive one raffle ticket. We’ve drawn two winners so far this year, with two more winners to come!

Struggling to find a book to meet some of the challenges? We have a great display on the table in the front room right now with books that meet some of the challenges! Check it out next time your in. Also feel free to ask one of the library staff members for a recommendation!

If you’ve finished your first punch card (because we know how voraciously some of you read!) you can grab a second card and start again! readingchallengeflyer

Thank You Wildlife Encounters!

We had a great Zoo program today with Wildlife Encounters! We got to see, touch and learn about:

Australian Bearded Dragon


Small Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor


Blue & Gold Macaw



Arctic Fox


3 Banded Armadillo (this one we weren’t allowed to touch)




Northern Common Snapping Turtle



All 50+ kids and their grownups had a great time! Thanks for coming =)


Snakes and Birds and Foxes… Oh My!

The Zoo is coming! Tomorrow afternoon at 1pm at the Walpole Library, Wildlife Encounters will be doing an awesome program with 6 animals! We’re expecting this to be a big program, so arrive early to ensure a good seat!



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