, Kingston, NH

January 16, 2014

Plaistow Library News

By Raven Gregg
Carriage Towne News

---- — PLAISTOW —The library will be closed Mon., January 20, for Civil Rights Day.

Visit the library during the month of January to see the artwork of the students of local artist Susan Kneeland. The work represents artists age 9 to adult and are from many surrounding towns. The pieces include portraits, still life, and landscapes and are quite nice to see.

The horizontal display cases are hosting the pie plate collection of Mr. Oscar Fortin. The pie plates are an interesting look at many decades of pie plate history.

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. Registration is required and this event is for all Plaistow Library cardholders.

Crochet for Kids will be on hold until further notice. Stay tuned to our website for updates!

The Friends of the Library meets Mon., January 27, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Come on by to see what this dynamic group does to help support our library.

Tues., January 28 sees the start of our Fun Fiction Book Club for Plaistow patrons in Grades 5-8. This book club runs from January to April. You choose the book and we’ll meet once a month for discussion and activities. The program runs from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Registration is required and is for Plaistow Library cardholders.

January is National Soup Month. Come by the library to check out cookbooks for some new soup recipes to try out. Our cookbook collection includes slow-cooker/crock pot, vegetarian, gluten free, and many other options.

Sat., February 8 is Crafty Kids from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Come drop by to do a themed craft with Miss Cara. Registration is required and is for Plaistow Library cardholders. The recommended ages are from 4-12.

Ages 9 and up are invited on Tues., February 11, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. to make a colorful, fun Friendship Bracelet to keep or give to a friend. Miss Cara will guide you through the fun process of making your own creation. All materials provided. Registration is required and open to Plaistow Library cardholders.

Fun Trivia: The largest recorded snowflake is fifteen inches. The average snowflake is made up of 180 billion molecules of water.

Please continue to follow us online at, 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