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February 21, 2013

Kensington Library News

KENSINGTON — Don’t have anything to do during February break? Come to Kensington Library!

Children’s Activities include: Tues., February 26 at 10:30 a.m. Story Time and Gaming: (board/card games, Wii) from 12:00-4:00 p.m.; Wed., February 27 Story Time at 10:30 a.m.; Thurs., February 28: Pizza Party (space is limited; sign up today).

Also, don’t forget we have passes to museums: Museum of Science in Boston, Children’s Museum in Dover and many more.

Our next book club will be on Tues., February 26 when we will discuss “On the Road”, the classic by Jack Kerouac. It’s a tale of two friends whose four cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. We have lots of copies for you to borrow at the Library. The movie, starring Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund will be in theaters in March.

Knitting is held on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Come work on your knitting, crochet or cross-stitch projects and chat with others over coffee and muffins.

Story times with Ms. Lindsey are on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and the first Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call 603-772-5022 or email kensingtonlibrary@comcast.net.

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