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October 25, 2012

Kingston Library News

KINGSTON – It’s not too late to be a part of the Patron & Staff cook off! The cook off is a drop-in event on Thurs., November 8, between 4:00-6:00 p.m., where you can sample literature inspired food created by the staff and patrons. Copies of recipes and their inspirational literature will be on display all week.

How to enter: all entries must be appetizers inspired by or taken from literature (fiction or non-fiction). Participants need to sign up the front desk by Mon., October 29, with the title of their inspiration book. All participants will need to drop of their recipe and entry (cut or made into sample sizes) on Thurs., November 8 by 3:00 p.m. Winners will be chosen by ballot by program attendees.

The Friends of the Library will host their annual voting day Bake Sale on Tues., November 6 at Swasey Gymnasium. The Friends will be selling all types of tasty baked goods, as well as soup and chili. Donations of baked goods are always welcome. Please drop off at the library on Mon., November 5 by 6:00 p.m. To sign up, call 642-3521, or email info@kingston-library.org.

Are you a scrapbooker but never have time or space to make that book of memories? Then sign up to Join the Scrapbookers Retreat here at the library on Sat., October 27, from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Please bring all you own supplies, as this is simply a dedicated time for you to work on your own projects and to socialize with other scrapbookers. Space is limited, call to sign up, 642-3521.

Start your night of Trick-or-Treating with Sanborn Regional High School drama students, as they reenact bits of Poe’s most well know poems in a drop in theater production on Wed., October 31, 5:00-6:30 p.m., at the old Nichols Memorial Library building. Enter the gothic stone structure and discover the dark tales of Poe. Productions will last fifteen-minutes and repeat throughout the evening.

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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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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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