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April 4, 2013

Children's Room at SPL

SANDOWN — Don’t miss out on the fun children’s activities taking place at the Sandown Public Library this April! For more information or to sign up for programs, visit the library, give us a call at 887-3428, or check our website at www.sandownlibrary.us.

Busy Bears Preschool Story Hours: Children and their caregivers are invited to Story Hour with Miss Jenn every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. Miss Jenn will delight children with stories and songs and lead preschoolers in a craft to take home. Don’t miss the fun!

Brickbusters Lego Club - Ages 6-12: Are you a Lego lover? Do you love to design and build your own creations? Bring your imagination and join our new group of builders on Thurs., April 11 at 4:00 p.m., and again on Sat., April 27 at 10:00 a.m. Each month, children will listen to a story and then go to work building their own design based on our theme, which will be the same for both sessions. Space is limited and sign-ups are required for this program.

Rockin’ Readers Book Club - Grades 4-6: Join our discussion of “Small as an Elephant” by Jennifer Richard Jacobson on Wed., April 17 at 3:30 p.m. Eleven year old Jack wakes up one morning during a camping trip to Maine and realizes his mother is gone. He must now find his way back to his home in Boston on his own with only a plastic toy elephant as a companion. A snack will follow our lively discussion.

Chess Club: All ages are welcome to Chess Club on Thurs., April 18 at 6:30 p.m. No experience is needed. Chess master Monty Cole is ready to challenge your every move and help strengthen your strategic skills.

Wii Games: Bring your friends and come play the Wii on the big screen. Children are invited to use one of the games we have at the library or bring your own and join the fun on Wed., April 24 at 2:00 p.m.

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