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November 14, 2013

Kingston Library News

KINGSTON — The Wolfspirit Studios’ annual student art show, “Happy Accidents” will be on display at the Kingston Community library from November 14–18. The students will host a reception at the library to meet and greet the public on Thurs., November 14, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Most artwork will be available for purchase, and a portion of funds generated will be donated to the Friends of the Kingston Community Library. For more information, please call Danielle Genovese at 642-8507.

The first of our five-part discussion series lead by UNH Professor Ethel Sara Wolper will be held on Thurs., November 21, at 7:00 p.m. The evening’s discussion will be on When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the “Riches of the East” by Stewart Gordon. The focus of the discussion will be on the introduction, chapters 3-6, 8, and 9.

Join the Kingston Community Library for Family Movie Night on Fri., November 29 at 5:30 p.m. Taking time to have a regular family night is a great way to create lasting memories. Join us in the library meeting room for screenings of newly released DVDs! Please bring a potluck snack to share! Popcorn will be provided! Our November movie is Monster University, rated G.

Stay up-to-date on library happenings and services by visiting our website, www.kingston-library.org, Facebook, or call 603-642-3521. We are also on Twitter at Kingston Library @imaginemoreKCL.

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