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10th Anniversary Celebration at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library

June 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


wheeler taft abbett libraryThe Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library is turning 10 years old! To mark this special occasion, the Library is hosting a family-friendly day of fun on Saturday, June 9 from 11:00am–4:00pm.

Enjoy snacks, a musical campfire storytime for all ages, Read to a Dog, a bookmaking craft, an acrylic painting demonstration, and cake at 3pm!

You will also have the opportunity to write and share what you love about Abbett Library, tour the amazing Bookmobile, and pick up one free book for kids and teens as supplies last. 


11 am–noon

  • All-ages Musical Storytime

1–2 pm

  • Read to a Dog

1–4 pm

  • Hand-crafted book making with artist and master bookmaker Mary Ellen Palmeri
  • Acrylic painting demonstration with regional artist Ken Tesoriere

3 pm

  • Cake!

All day

  • Write a Love Note telling us why YOU love the Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library
  • Take a spin on the Library’s Bookmobile!

* The Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library opened on June 6, 2008 and has earned its reputation as a vibrant hub, attracting a wonderful community of retirees, hikers, bicyclists, and families of all ages. The 21,164 square foot location, which houses nearly 76,000 items in its collection, offers dozens of events every month. Customers can choose from a wide variety of programming, including Drop-in Job Help, multiple Storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, and a great lineup of book clubs, workshops for teens, and much more!




June 9, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm