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December 13, 2012

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW —The library will be closed December 24 and 25 for Christmas. Card-Making with Lorraine McNulty and Colleen Ferrante meets December 13 at 6:30 p.m. We will make two each of four designs for a $15.00 materials fee. Space is limited to fifteen: please register online in advance. Bring papercraft adhesive and scissors. This is an adult-level class. Two short holiday films will be shown Sat., December 15 at 10:30 a.m. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served, provided by the library. The library’s December artist is Susan Lindblad. Susan has lived in Plaistow since 1976. She began painting three years ago at the age of 62 and she paints almost every day. She has used pastels and watercolors, but prefers painting in oils. Her favorite style is still life, but her display this month at the library includes European street scenes, rowboats and canoe scenes and a few seascapes. Visit the library to browse this textured and vivid display of colors and scenes.

“Stories with Savannah” is Mon., December 17 for ages 7 and up. Read privately with this very special Black Labrador Retriever Therapy Dog and her handler. Choose your own books, relax, and cuddle with Savannah and practice your reading skills! Registration is Required; four (4) fifteen-minute time slots are available. New magazine subscriptions for 2013 are beginning to arrive! Thanks to Mr. Tom Cullen for his donation of “Ireland of the Welcomes.” New titles will be available for circulation in January. Come in and try out our Kindle or Nook to get an idea for family gifts! Our eReaders are available for checkout.

Want Percy –the Plaistow library mascot--to have Christmas with you and your family? He’s available—stop by to book the dates you’d like to have him! Missed our Scholastic Book Fair? Our ongoing book sale is a great place to pick up bargains. A variety of books in excellent condition are being donated every day. Cribbage meets Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 p.m.—come to the library to sharpen your cribbage skills and socialize! Snacks and drinks provided by Plaistow Recreation and the library. Join us for LEGO/WII Fridays to build with our large LEGOs collection or challenge yourself to a game of Wii. Preschool children meet 1:00-2:30 p.m., School-aged children 3:00-4:30 p.m. As always, follow us online at www.plaistowlibrary.com, Facebook and twitter for news and updates.

 

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