, Kingston, NH

February 13, 2014

Plaistow Library News

By Raven Gregg
Carriage Towne 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.

Tues., February 25 is the Fun Fiction Book Club for Plaistow patrons in Grades 5-8. This book club runs from January to April and meets once a month for discussion and activities. The program runs from 6:00-7:00 p.m. This month’s book is “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner. Come by the library for a copy of the book. Registration is required and is for Plaistow Library cardholders.

Winter School Break Activities are quite fun and exciting! Mon., February 24 is Giant Game Day here at the library. The Giant Game Company will have their Giant Jenga, Giant Checkers, and Giant Connect 4 here for you to play with from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. On Tues., February 25, we will be showing Family Films from 2:00–4:00 p.m. On Wed., February 26, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. we will have a performance from the award-winning Keith Munslow, who is a musician that combines music, storytelling, visual art, and improvisation.

Did you know we have a book sale going on inside the library? It is located in the Periodicals section and covers adult fiction/nonfiction, kids fiction/nonfiction, and various media, including music. The selection is always changing, so come down to check it out. Proceeds benefit the library.

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