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Stockinged witch wins library pumpkin contest

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If you’ve visited the Dover Town Library lately, you’ve likely seen the wide variety of colorful, decorated pumpkins that were scattered throughout the building. What you might not have known, however, is that voting was taking place to see which three pumpkins were the community’s favorites - and...
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Dover Library welcomes fall programs

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover Town Library (DTL) is preparing for fall and for new experiences. Starting September 12, children at the Dover Library will take part in a new storytime, running from 3-5 p.m. For four weeks, the kids who sign up will participate in storytime and then do an art project. On...
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Super Awesome Fun Time moves outdoors

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter No matter how super, awesome and fun Dover Library’s Super Awesome Fun Time is when it takes place inside the Dover Library, it’s hard to beat being out in the sunshine, with the insects, butterflies and flowers of The Gardens at Elm Bank. On Thursday, August 15, Nancy Tegeler...
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Library hosts ‘cities’ Lego challenge

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday afternoon, the Dover Library held its Lego Challenge, a one-hour event where kids are given a theme and a box full of Legos to create something unique, to be photographed and placed on the library’s Facebook page. This week’s theme was “cities,” so the kids were tasked with...
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Dover kids guess the Oreo type

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_32228" align="alignright" width="300"]A girl with a mouthful or cookies looks to her mom for help identifying its flavor. A girl with a mouthful or cookies looks to her mom for help identifying its flavor.[/caption] Oreos are said to be...
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Young inventors make grabbers at library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff “Has anyone ever used any robots?” was the key question asked of children at the Dover library on Thursday, February 28. Some children nodded. If they hadn’t before, they were going to learn today. Children came to the Dover Library, back fresh and well-rested after finishing their February break,...
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Dover Library, CRS host STEM program

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31112" align="alignright" width="300"]Karen Pratt giving some guidance. Karen Pratt giving some guidance.[/caption] On Wednesday the 16th, The Dover Town Library and the Charles River School hosted their first of a now-ongoing STEM program (STEM standing for science, technology, engineering, and...
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Library celebrates summer with cupcakes

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter The only thing better than eating a cupcake is decorating it with just the right amount of frosting and sprinkles. Last Thursday, kids at the Dover Library made their own perfect cupcakes. The warm summer day brought a crowd of parents, guardians and children to take part in the...
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Kids scream for homemade ice cream

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[caption id="attachment_27698" align="alignright" width="225"]Kids mixed vanilla extract with sugar and cream to start the ice-cream-making process. Photos by Daniel Curtin Kids mixed vanilla extract with sugar and cream to start the ice-cream-making process. Photos by Daniel Curtin
[/caption] By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Kids enjoyed a...
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Library hosts space-themed LEGO Challenge

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By Laura Drinan 
Hometown Weekly Reporter Since its inception in the late 1940s, The Lego Group’s tiny plastic construction bricks have exploded with popularity. The Denmark-based company has launched thousands of sets of LEGOs, whose various themes provide children with endless entertainment. With STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) based programs becoming more integrated...
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Library hosts tasty seasonal craft

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Decorating gingerbread houses has become an annual tradition for many families. This year, Dover’s children’s librarians brought their patrons’ favorite gingerbread craft to the library to kick off the holiday season. Since joining the Dover Town Library in November of last year, a gingerbread house event has been on Head...
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Dover Library and the great pumpkin

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Many children would say the candy and costumes are the absolute best part of Halloween. However, while overflowing buckets of sweets are undeniably awesome and dressing up is certainly enjoyable, the Halloween season doesn’t quite feel right until you’ve decorated or carved a pumpkin. Making the spooky season feel...
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Dover Town Library’s ‘Crafternoon’ heads outdoors

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter After several rainy days, the sun finally came out of hiding behind the clouds to lend its rays to the Dover Town Library’s “Crafternoon.” For the third Wednesday in a row, the library has hosted a craft-filled afternoon for visitors. In previous weeks, library visitors made grass heads and...
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Dover Library hosts annual Big Truck Day

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter As technology advances and children seem to grow up faster and faster, there are few things that remain the same. One thing that remains consistent is a love and fascination with trucks. That’s why, for the past 10 years, the Dover Library has hosted Big Truck Day. This year,...
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Dover Library hosts ‘Slime Time’

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By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern [caption id="attachment_19366" align="alignright" width="600"]Nearly 50 children enjoyed a fun day of gooey arts and crafts.  Photos by Peter Kougias Nearly 50 children enjoyed a fun day of gooey arts and crafts. Photos by Peter Kougias[/caption]The Dover Town Library welcomed...
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Building Zone offers dip into STEM

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The Dover Library offers a myriad of activities for kids – everything from coding to building fairy homes. Most recently, the Library began offering a chance to have fun while also exploring the basics of STEM. Building Zone is offered every Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. All different types...
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Library hosts cookie swap

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The Dover Public Library is one of the most festive venues around. From celebrating Diwali to the Chinese New Year, there is never a lack of seasonal events. Most recently, the Library has begun to celebrate the current holiday season with a Cookie Swap. The first ever Cookie Swap,...
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