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Hermie the Hermit Crab is our Children’s Room mascot! Follow Hermie here on his blog to see all of his adventures.
If you have an Instagram you can follow Hermie’s special hashtag #chathamhermie!


National Miniature Golf Day

May 13, 2022Hermie is working on his golf skills for National Miniature Golf Day. He is hoping for his first hole-in-one! Come browse the library’s nonfiction section to find books about golf and other sports before going out to play your favorite miniature golf course.

Museum Lovers Day

May 5, 2022 – Did you know that the library has museum passes that can be borrowed? Hermie is trying to decide which museum he wants to visit to celebrate Museum Lovers Day. Maybe the Guggenheim, or perhaps the Storm King Art Center. 🤔 For a full list of museum passes available to borrow, click here.

National Superhero Day

April 28, 2022 – Today is National Superhero Day and Hermie is wearing his mask and cape to celebrate! We encourage you to stop by the library to check out some of Hermie’s favorite superhero books and graphic novels. Who is your favorite superhero?

It’s Earth Day!

April 22, 2022 – For Earth Day, Hermie wants to remind everyone to shop with reusable bags and to recycle plastic, paper, and more! He knows how important it is to take care of the Earth because he has read some fantastic books that we have right here in the library! What will you do for the Earth today?

National Scrabble Day

April 13, 2022 – To celebrate National Scrabble Day and the first full week of the MLB season, Hermie is playing a game against his New York Yankee friend! Who do you think will win? Visit the children’s room anytime this week and play a round of Scrabble!

National Library Week

April 5, 2022 – Hermie is celebrating one of his favorite weeks of the year: National Library Week! He will be busy all week reading his favorite book, A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle, along with some titles that are new to our library. What do you love about the library??

National Take a Walk in the Park Day

March 30, 2022 – Did you know that today is National Take a Walk in the Park Day? Luckily for our Children’s Room mascot, Hermie, Memorial Park is right behind the library! We encourage everyone to visit the park after your trip to the library today.

National Bubble Week

March 24, 2022 – Hermie the Hermit Crab is welcoming spring by celebrating National Bubble Week! People have been celebrating National Bubble Week during the first week of spring since 2000. Join Hermie by blowing bubbles outside or stopping by the library to check out some fun books about bubbles! You can also try making your own bubbles by mixing ¼ cup liquid dish soap, 2 cups of water, and 1 tbsp of light corn syrup.

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