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April 17, 2014

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW — On display this month is the beautiful artwork of Susan Kneeland and textile artist Marie Leone. Come by to see these wonderful pieces! Did you know we now offer Notary Public services? Please see Raven for this service.

Tuesdays now offer Baby Lap-sit for ages 0-2 at 10:00 a.m. Fridays have Toddler Time at 10:00 a.m. for ages 3-5.

For all Kids, non-readers through high school we have our Passport to Genres Reading Program! It runs April 7 to May 2. Come by the library to pick up your Reading Passport and find out how you can earn raffle tickets and new books!

April 17 at 6:30 p.m., brings us a visit and presentation from local author and owner of New England Curiousities, Roxie Zwicker. This promises to be a fun evening of spooky tales from Plaistow and the surrounding area in her program called “Stories, Stones, and Superstitions of Southern NH”.

Mark Your Calendars for Sun., April 27, at 2:00 p.m. We are excited to announce award winning New York Times bestselling author, speaker and advocate, former US Army Captain, Luis Montalván and his service dog Tuesday, will share with us their inspirational journey, answer questions and sign books. Books will be available for purchase at the program. Tuesday is the recipient of the 2013 American Kennel Club Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence – Service Dog.

New Book Groups: Choose one or both. “Defending Jacob” by William Landay book group will meet to discuss the book on Wed., May 14, at 10:30 a.m. “Evil Agreement” by Richard Hatin book group will meet Wed., May 21, at 6:30 p.m., with a visit from the author to discuss the book. Copies of these books are available for check out before hand.

Did you know we have a book sale going on inside the library? The selection is always changing, so come down to check it out. Proceeds benefit the library. Please continue to follow us online at www.plaistowlibrary.com, Facebook and Twitter for updates. For more information or to register for programs, call 603-382-6011, or email info@plaistowlibrary.com.

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  • David L. Drowne, 53

    Ellenton, FL — David Drowne, formerly of Newburyport, Mass., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, and Tidewell Hospice in Ellenton, Fla.

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  • Kathleen M. Wright

    Epping, NH — Kathleen M. Wright, 73, of Epping, formerly of Kingston, died suddenly on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Exeter Hospital with her beloved husband, Clem and her devoted daughters, Chris and Candie, at her bedside.

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  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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