By Lara L. Croft and
Diane Arrato Gavrish
---- — PLAISTOW — Card-Making with Lorraine McNulty and Colleen Ferrante meets Thurs., 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.
Bring the kids to a festive Ornament Workshop on Sat., December 8, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., sponsored by the Plaistow Recreation Department and the library. This event is free.
The library will hold an open house Goodbye Party for Mrs. Lu, our well-loved Assistant Director and Head of Youth Services, on Mon., December 10, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Come by to thank her for fourteen years of service to the library and the community. The library will close at 5:00 p.m. that evening for a Staff Celebration.
A Family Film will be shown Sat., December 15 at 10:30 a.m. Call the library or ask at the desk for the movie’s title.
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.
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.
Antique hunters will be impressed with one of our new databases, Price It! Antiques & Collectibles (Gale). Here you will find a collection of guides for appraising art, furniture, jewelry, toys and more. All you need is your library card to log in and find valuable information about your treasures!
Cribbage meets Wednesdays from 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.
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