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March 7, 2013

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW - The Plaistow Library’s Children’s Series book club meets Wed., March 13, from 4:00-5:00 p.m., for ages 7-12. This month’s featured series will be the “Horrible Harry” books by Suzy Kline. Come join Miss Nancy for a game or craft related to this series. The Children’s Series book clubs meet at 4:00 p.m., in the craft room on every second Wednesday of the month. Snacks are provided.

On Tuesday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m., the museum “Imajine That” presents “Science Explorers: Colors of the Rainbow.” Imajine That has arranged to offer free art and science programming for ages 3-6 once a month at the library, from February to August. “Science Explorers: Colors of the Rainbow” will allow children to explore primary colors, secondary colors and color blending. We will tie-dye paper and use food coloring to color milk. Register early; space is limited.

Card-Making with Lorraine and Colleen meets at 6:30 p.m., on Thurs., March 14. Visit our website to view designs. You will make two each of four designs for a $15 materials fee. Please bring adhesive and scissors. This is an adult-level class. Register early to reserve your space.

If you need assistance with an eReader or the features of our Koha library catalog, please visit the library on Mondays at noon or 6:30 pm for “Tech Talks,” where our librarians will do their best to answer your questions.

Are you or your family planning to travel in 2013? All you need is your library card (and internet access) to learn a language for free. Visit our website and sign up via the Transparent Languages link on the right side of the screen. The program gives many options to learn basic communication or advanced vocabulary, culture and even the history of the language. Dozens of languages are available—browse them today to pick yours.

As always, follow us online at www.plaistowlibrary.com, Facebook and twitter for news and updates.

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