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February 20, 2014

Kingston Library News

KINGSTON — Join us at the Kingston Community Library for the second of our five-part discussion series led by UNH Professor Ethel Sara Wolper. Don’t miss “The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance” by Jim Al-Khalili on Thurs., February 20, at 7:00 p.m. This program is made possible through grant funding from the ALA, NHHC, and NEH.

Stop by the library for the Lego Challenge Club on Fri., February 21 at 4:00 p.m. Kids, ages 7 and up, can participate in building challenges that test their creativity and ingenuity to win prizes! Or just stop in and have fun!

Taking time to have a regular family night is a great way to create lasting memories. Join us in the library meeting room for screenings of newly released DVDs! Please bring a potluck snack to share! Pizza and popcorn will be provided! This month, we will watch “Thor: The Dark World”, rated PG-13 on Fri., February 28 at 5:30 p.m.

Artastic Arts & Crafts Studio will visiting the Kingston Community Library for a Spin Art class on Thurs., March 6 at 6:00 p.m. Join us and paint a keepsake box on the Spin Art machine, then decorate it with gemstones and glitter! Great for kids ages 5 and up! Signup is required, due to limited space.

Story time fun continues! Book Babies, a story time for children ages 0-36 months meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time is on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 3 to 5. Check the children’s web page for updates or schedule changes.

Stay up-to-date on library happenings and services by visiting our website,

www.kingston-library.org or check us out on Facebook! We are also on Twitter at Kingston Library @imaginemoreKCL. Need to speak to us? Call 642-3521.

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  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

    Sandown, NH — Jo Ann (Phelps) Hughes of Sandown, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by all of her children at home. She was born in Little Bend Kentucky, to Beatrice (Shepherd) Phelps and John (Cat) Phelps in 1934. Jo Ann was predeceased by brothers, Marcus Phelps, Johnny Phelps, Forrest Phelps and sisters, Juanita Phelps, and Jeanette (Phelps) Vincent. She is survived by brother, Donald Quiggins of Georgia; sisters, Geneva (Phelps) Stanley of Kentucky, and Frances (Phelps) Bratcher of Tennessee who had just visited Jo Ann in September of 2013.

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  • Norman Sansoucie, 77

    East Kingston, NH — Norman P. Sansoucie, 77, died on March 3, 2014, at the Clipper Harbor Nursing Home in Portsmouth, NH. He was born on May 29, 1936, in Haverhill, MA, son of William and Albertine (Beauparlant) Sansoucie.

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  • John Colby, 76

    Brentwood, NH — John Ellsworth Colby, 76, formerly of Sandown, N.H., and Brownville, Maine, died on February 22, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness. Born in Keene, N.H., Mr. Colby was the first son of the late Russell and Edythe Colby of Bradford, Mass. His brother, Dr. David R. Colby of Beaufort, N.C., predeceased him as well. Mr. Colby graduated in 1955 from Haverhill High School and attended Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He was a well known home designer and builder, and furniture craftsman, particularly known for his ability to create beautiful curved staircases. He was the founding production manager of both Westville Homes Corporation of Plaistow, N.H., and Xyloid Corporation of Greenville, Pa.,, pioneers in the modular home industry. He was also proprietor of the Westville Getty service station in Plaistow in the 1970s, and co-owner and occasional driver of the “1/5 Schenley Special” stock cars that raced, from 1968 to 1989, at Star in Epping, N.H., Lee, N.H., Hudson, N.H., and Westboro Mass., speedways.

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