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March 28, 2013

Epping Library News

EPPING — Does a midday movie on Monday sound like a good way to start the week? Starting this month, adults are invited to enjoy a free movie on the big screen at The Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library’s Monday Munch and Movie at 12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch and something to drink and settle into a movie downstairs while the kids are still in school. The selection for April 1 is a beautiful story about author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ move to central Florida and how it inspired her to write “The Yearling”. “Cross Creek”, made in 1983, features Mary Steenburgen, Peter Coyote, Rip Torn and Alfre Woodard. The film for April 8 will be “Splendor in the Grass”. For more information about upcoming movies, or to make a movie request for a future Monday, call 734-4587 or check the website at www.eppinglibrary.com.

This week library will host a program full of traditional fiddle music and New England history, “Old Time Rules Will Prevail: the Fiddle Contest in New Hampshire and New England”. On Thurs., March 28 at 7:00 p.m. Adam Boyce will play his fiddle and discuss the history of fiddle contests in the Granite State. This program is funded with a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council and is offered free to the public. Come enjoy the music!

A new group is meeting at the library on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The folks of “Edible Epping” will share information about sustainable food growing, exchange seeds as well as website information and promote locally grown food, developing and diversifying Epping’s natural food base. This group’s first meeting will be Tues., April 2.

Coming up in April: Pajama Night featuring the Story Explorers’ Play, “Rapunzel and the Seven Dwarfs” based on Willy Clafin’s Maynard Moose Tale, Fri. April 12, at 6:30 p.m.

Epping’s public library is open Mon.-Fri., from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information, call 734-4587 to reach the main desk, 679-5944 for the children’s room, or visit www.eppinglibrary.com.

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