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February 13, 2014

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW —The library will be closed Mon., February 17 for Presidents’ Day.

Visit the library during the month of February to see the artwork of award-winning local artist Jim Collins. The paintings represent all kinds of wildlife and are quite stunning to see. Jim’s work has been featured many times over on conservation stamps for the state of NH.

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.

Slumber Storytimes continue on Thursdays from 6:00-6:45 p.m. Come in your pajamas and bring your blanket for stories, songs, games, crafts, and fun. Registration is required and this event is for all Plaistow Library cardholders.

Come see our new Giant Bookworm! He needs a name and Miss Cara invites the kids to submit names to name him. He’s the biggest in the world – we think!

Imajine That will visit on Thurs., February 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This activity is recommended for ages 3-6 and registration is required.

The Book Talk group will be reading “Until Tuesday” by Luis Carlos Montalvan in preparation for our discussion on March 12. Come by the library in advance for your copy of this heartwarming book. As an added bonus, we will be having the author visit with Tuesday, on Sun., April 27 at 2:00 p.m.! Mark your calendars now!

Card Making with Colleen Ferrante will be Thurs., February 20, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. The demonstration will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and the class is limited to adults only. You will make eight cards; materials fee is $15.00. Please bring your own adhesive and scissors.

The Friends of the Library meets on Mon., February 24, from 6:30–8:00 p.m. Come on by to see what this dynamic group does to help support our library.

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  • Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93

    Meredith, NH — Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93, of Center Harbor, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Forestview Manor in Meredith. He was the beloved husband of the late Greta L. (Sykes) Shaw, to whom he was married for 62 years.

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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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  • Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzilo

    Raymond, NH — Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzillo, 58, of Raymond, N.H., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a sudden illness.

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  • Thomas Hugh Clinton, 73

    Atkinson, NH — Tom passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. Tom was born on October, 30, 1940, at Clover Hill Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., as the only child to Hugh Clinton and Evelyn (Forcier) Clinton. Tom graduated from Methuen High School in 195

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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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