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Hanukkah Around the World - Tami Lehman-Wilzig; Vicki Wehrman
ISBN: 9780761357261
Publication Date: 2009-01-01

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Jason's Miracle - Beryl Lieff Benderly
ISBN: 9781480471214
Publication Date: 2014-01-28


Juvenile Books


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Hanukkah - L. L. Owens; Holli Conger (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781602706033
Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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The Hanukkah Hop! - Erica Silverman; Steven D'Amico (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442406049
Publication Date: 2011-10-04

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My Jewish Year - Cath Senker
ISBN: 9781404237322
Publication Date: 2007-09-01


Picture Books


The Story of Hanukkah for Children

Learn about the miracle of Hanukkah. See the story come alive as the
Maccabees celebrate the miracle of the Eight Nights of Hanukkah.

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Learning Activities for Children



  • Chanukah
    Chanukah videos, songs, games, stories, coloring pages and more!
  • Hanukkah - Teacher Resources
    TeacherVision invites you to explore the rich traditions and history of Hanukkah, with their lessons, printables, activities, and resources. Your students will enjoy learning the meaning behind the holiday, creating their own dreidels, singing Israeli children's songs, writing holiday poems, taking Hanukkah-themed quizzes, and much more! You'll find materials that meet the needs of your students, no matter which grade you teach.
  • Hanukkah in the Classroom
    Begin a series of winter holiday lessons by inspiring your students with the Hanukkah spirit. To learn more about the victory of Judah and the Maccabees and the many traditions that commemorate it, browse the lesson plans and articles provided.
  • Welcome to the World of HanuKat
    HanuKat offers a playful, interactive way for children, parents, grandparents and friends – both Jewish and non-Jewish - to celebrate Hanukkah and Passover. Everyone can appreciate and enjoy the "miracles" that come from loving and sharing, thinking and caring. First read the holiday stories. Then explore the creative holiday activities, print and send HanuKat cards, indulge in holiday recipes, and more!


These dreidels are easy for kids to put together and make a great edible treat!

Check out these books about Hanukkah crafts available at the library:

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Crafts for Hanukkah - Kathy Ross; Sharon Lane Holm (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0761300783
Publication Date: 1996-12-01

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Hanukkah Crafts - Judith Hoffman Corwin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0531112691
Publication Date: 1996-03-01

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Hanukkah Fun - Andrea Weiss; Mary F. Rhinelander (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1563970597
Publication Date: 1992-08-01




  • Looking for some new ideas for Hanukkah recipes? 

Just click here to plan a menu that your family and guests will love!  

  • Still frying latkes in hot oil?  EatingWell provides a recipe for golden-crisp results with only 4 grams of fat and 100 calories per serving!  Click on the link below for details as well as numerous other healthy recipes!

Healthy Hanukkah Recipes and Menus

Books about Hanukkah meals available at the library:

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A Hanukkah Holiday Cookbook - Emily Raabe
ISBN: 0823956261
Publication Date: 2002-01-01

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The Vegan Holiday Kitchen - Nava Atlas; Susan Voisin (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781402780059
Publication Date: 2011-11-01
Atlas, one of the most respected names in vegetarian and vegan cooking, addresses everything from Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas --to celebratory brunches, lunches, dinners, potlucks, and buffets.



Movies available at the Library

You can request these videos with your library card!

    Just click on a video and it will bring you to the library catalog.






    Books for Adults

    Chanukah - Howard Greenfeld
    ISBN: 9780030155666
    Publication Date: 1976-11-01

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    A Different Light - Noam Zion; Barbara Spectre
    ISBN: 1930143370
    Publication Date: 2005-09-01

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    Festival of Deaths - Jane Haddam
    ISBN: 0553560859
    Publication Date: 1994-11-01


    Young Adult Books

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    The Golden Dreydl - Ellen Kushner
    ISBN: 9781580891356
    Publication Date: 2007-07-01


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