, Kingston, NH


November 14, 2013

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW — Ages 3-6 are invited to join Sarah from ‘Imajine That’ for a Dance & Movement class on Thurs., November 14, at 5:00 p.m. Dance to the music as we move our bodies, shake, stretch, and pretend to be some of our favorite animals. Registration is required and open to Plaistow Library cardholders.

The Friends of the Library’s annual Holiday Vendor Fair meets at the library on Sat., November 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This year’s featured vendors include Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Avon, Scentsy, Lia Sophia, Origami Owl, Thirty-One, Mary Kay, Rustic Lane Soap Co., Grace Adele and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a jump on holiday shopping.

Welcome to the Wild, Wild West on Sat., November 16 at 11:00 a.m. The Gold Rush, Cowboys, Native Americans, Sheriffs and Outlaws for ages 4-8. Come dressed in your favorite wild west gear, play games, make crafts, and learn all about this exciting time in history.

Stories with Savannah is available third Monday each month in four fifteen (15) minute time slots from 4:00–5:00 p.m. Ages 6 and up can cuddle up and read with this very special Black Labrador Retriever Therapy Dog and her handler on Mon., November 18. Choose your own books, relax with Savannah and practice your reading skills. Please register in advance.

If you can tie your shoes, children age 5-10 can learn to crochet with Miss Jessica. The next “Crochet for Kids” meets Wed., November 20, at 4:00 p.m. All materials provided. Instruction will be geared toward children, however, the accompanying parent may learn as well. “Crochet for Kids” meets every other Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

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