, Kingston, NH

October 25, 2012

Kingston Library News

By Sarah Sycz Jaworski
Carriage Towne 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

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.

The Children’s room is the place to be this month with Pre-school Story Time on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., with Ms. Karen and Book Babies, a story time class of literacy skills for children 0-36 months, runs every Monday at 10:30 a.m. until November 12 with Ms. Sue. Check out our new Tween Scene, an area dedicated to readers in between children and teens. Looking for book reviews for the kiddos? Check out the Children’s Book Page,

Don’t miss the Halloween Party and Family Movie Night on Fri., October 26, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

That’s right! Two fantastically scary events in one! Frightful Halloween crafts, cupcakes, and potluck dinner, followed by Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were Rabbit to start at 5:30 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring a spooky potluck dish for dinner. Please contact Miss Sue at to sign up potluck dishes. All ages welcome!

For more information on library services, call 642-3521 or visit us at