, Kingston, NH

November 15, 2012

Busy Month at Gale

By Sue Mears
Children's Librarian

---- — NEWTON — November is Fine Free Month at the library, so find those overdue books, and return them with a donation of food, paper products, or personal care items and your fines will be removed. Donations will be turned over to the Newton Food Pantry to help those in need during the holidays.

Children will be able to drop in to the library to vote for their favorite picture book for the NH Ladybug Award until Wed., November 21. The Ladybug Picture Book Award is designed to honor the best in recent children’s picture books. Children’s librarians from around the state selects ten picture book titles early in the year. Then, during November, New Hampshire children (from preschoolers to those in third grade) choose the award winner. The winning picture book is announced at the end of the year. Come browse through the books and choose your favorite.

To celebrate the Lady Bug Vote Storyhour children will play Picture Bingo For Books to win books to keep on Tues., November 13 at 10:00 a.m. Come join us.

Libraries across the country are celebrating National Game Day at your library and the Gale Library will join them on Sat., November 10 at 10:00 a.m. The library has many board and card games (for all ages) to try your luck with family and friends, or you can bring your favorite to share. The next Tween Wii event will be held on Wed., November 14, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Bring a few friends. Anyone in grade 5 and up can join into this new group of teens who love to play Wii games or discuss their favorite authors or stories.

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted will be shown on the big screen on Fri., November 9 at 2:00 p.m. This is a no school day so join us for popcorn, bring your own drink, and enjoy the Madagascar gang traveling through Europe as a Madagascar-style circus. Sure to be a lot of laughs.

On Sat., November 17 at 11:00 a.m., drop in to make a Thanksgiving Craft to decorate your home.

Tuesday Storyhours continue each week at 10:00 a.m. with Ladybug and Harvest Stories, Turkey Tales and songs, crafts, and picture Bingo.

Many thanks for a great night of Pumpkin Carving to June Dunne. With her help and guidance, over thirty-five children and adults were able to carve some fantastic pumpkins. Check our Facebook page for pictures.

The Gale Library will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Wed., November 21 and will be closed for the holidays on Thurs., November 22 and Fri., November 23.

For more information, call 382-4691.