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November 28, 2013

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Wed., November 27, beginning at 3:00 p.m., through Sun., November 24.

The Friends of the Library’s Dollhouse Raffle continues through December 16. Members of the Small Passions Miniatures Club donated hundreds of hours of labor to craft a truly spectacular dollhouse. Tickets are available at the circulation desk. The Friends’ invite all library supporters to their next meeting on Mon., December 2, at 6:00 p.m.

Our new book group continues its series of discussions and is now reading “Still Alice”, Lisa Genova’s eloquent debut novel about a 50-year-old woman’s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Copies will be available for pickup at the library in a variety of formats (print, audiobook, and large print). All are welcome to attend on Wed., December 11 at 10:30 a.m.

At “Tween Town” on Tues., December 3 at 4:00 p.m., we’ll be making “Candy Sushi” in a holiday theme. Use different types of candy to create sushi-looking treasures! Grades 6 - 8, registration required.

The final Diary of a Wimpy Kid “Wimpy Wednesday” Book Club for grades 2-5 is Wed., December 4 at 4:00 p.m. Activities include: discussion of the entire book series as well as the new book released on November 5, “Hard Luck”, exploration of the Wimpy Kid website with games and trivia, special crafts and projects. Registration is required.

The Recreation Department and the Youth Services Department of the library will hold the annual “Ornament Making” event for children up to age 12, on Sat., December 7, from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Registration is required for this event as space is limited. Please register with either the Recreation Department or on the library’s calendar page.

Regular weekly children’s programs include: Slumber Storytime on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m. for ages 3-5, Baby Lapsite Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. for ages 0-2, Toddler Storytime on Friday mornings at 10:00 a.m., and Lego / Wii on Fridays, from 1:00-4:30 p.m.

Follow us online at plaistowlibrary.com, Facebook and Twitter for news and updates. For more information or to register for programs, call the library at 382-6011, or email info@plaistowlibrary.com.

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