By Raven Gregg
Carriage Towne News
---- — PLAISTOW —The library will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on December 31 and will be closed for January 1, New Year’s Day. Happy New Year, Everyone! We will reopen with regular hours at 9:00 a.m. on Thurs., January 2.
Visit the library during the month of December to see a Holiday Houses display in the tall glass case, courtesy of Melissa Theberge and her helpful holiday elves, Claire and Nora. Each house is charming, unique and seasonally festive. The library walls are also adorned this month with the artwork of local artist Nicole DeClerck and her students. Their work is varied and always a popular addition to the library. Don’t miss the smaller photos in the horizontal display cases: each is on sale for $10.00. Proceeds to benefit the library.
Don’t miss ‘The Woodland Cinderella’ Puppet Show from acclaimed puppeteer, Deborah Costine – on Fri., December 27 at 2:00 p.m. National-award-winning puppeteer Deborah Costine uses the highly effective medium of puppetry to teach about nature. This event is recommended for ages 4 and up. Registration is required as space is limited.
The library’s ongoing cribbage and bridge matches meet on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. Come and play a game with friends. Children may enjoy Friday afternoon LEGOs and Wii starting at 1:00 p.m. Build with our large LEGO collection or challenge yourself to a game of Wii. No registration is required.
Thurs., January 2 begins our New Year of Slumber Storytimes. These will be held on Thursdays, from 6:00-6:45 p.m. Come in your pajamas and bring your blanket. Registration is required and this event is for all Plaistow Library cardholders.
The Book Group will have a Book Talk with the Staff: 15 Books in 15 Minutes! Join Kelli, Anita, and Raven as they discuss their five favorite books for five minutes each. Please bring a favorite book to discuss with the group. This event will be Wed., January 8, from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Please continue to follow us online at www.plaistowlibrary.com, Facebook and Twitter for updates. For more information or to register for programs, call the library at 603-382-6011, or email the library at firstname.lastname@example.org.