By Lara L. Croft
PLAISTOW – The Plaistow Library will be closed in observation of Veterans Day, on Mon., November 12. We are open on November 10 and will be showing our monthly family film that day instead of Nov 17. Ask at the library for this month’s movie. Popcorn and drink are provided by the library.
The library is proud to announce that former teen page Ms. Amanda Plante is the winner of a New England-wide Teen Writing Contest, sponsored by local authors Berry & Croft. Ms. Plante is interviewed this week on Berry & Croft’s local access show Scrybes airing on Channel 23, and www.facebook.com/berryandcroft. Plante is also allowing the library to display her novella “The Brine Man” during the first two weeks of November, for patrons to flip through or read. Come by the front desk to look at the winning book!
Card-Making with Lorraine and Colleen is scheduled Thurs., November 8, from 6:30-8:30 pm. We will make two each of four Holiday designs for a total of eight cards, for a materials fee of $15.00. Please preregister at www.plaistowlibrary.com since class size is limited. This is an adult-level class. Bring papercraft adhesive and scissors.
The library’s annual Vendor Fair will be held Sat., November 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Companies such as Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Avon, Lia Sophia, and Flags on the Go along with about ten others will be stationed in the library selling their wares. The Friends of the Library at Plaistow (FLAP!) are looking for volunteers to help that day as well as to join the group and assist with the Friends’ fundraising efforts. Visit the Friends tab on our website for more information.
The library’s annual Scholastic Book Fair will also begin November 17 in the children’s area, during the Vendor Fair.
Cribbage meets Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 p.m.—come to the library to sharpen your cribbage skills and socialize! Snacks and drinks will be provided by Plaistow Recreation and the library.
Are you an artist who would like to display art at the library? Reserve a month this fall to hang your art by calling the library. Or if you have a collection to share in our glass display cases, let us know.
Join us for LEGO/WII Fridays to build with our large LEGOs collection or challenge yourself to a game of Wii. Preschool children meet 1:00-2:30 p.m., School-aged children 3:00-4:30 p.m.
As always, follow us online at www.plaistowlibrary.com, facebook and twitter for news and updates.