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March 14, 2013

Kingston Library News

KINGSTON - On Tues., March 19, at 6:30 p.m., the NH Humanities will present their fascinating program: The Harriet Wilson Project: Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig. Harriet Wilson, the first African American to publish a novel in the U.S., grew up in Milford, N.H. before the Civil War. Accompanied by a collaborator from the Harriet Wilson Project, scholar Barbara White introduces the book and facilitates discussion. Come discover this self told story of life in New Hampshire as a free African American bound as an indentured servant during the American Civil War.

Join Lara Kalapacs, as she guides participants in a free create your own card program using stamps and decals from A Muse Studio on Sat., March 23, 10:00-11:00 a.m.. Examples of the cards will be on display a few weeks before the program at the library. Call to sign up, 642-3521.

Tomorrow, March 15, is a no school day! Visit the library at 2:00 p.m., for Scales & Skins: N.H. Reptiles & Amphibians, presented by the New Hampshire Audubon Society. Live animals and props will demonstrate some amazing characteristics of these cold-blooded critters. There are a limited number of seats, so signup is required.

Join us for coffee and refreshments on Wed., March 20, 12:00-12:45 p.m., as the Caron & Bletzer Accounting Firm shares with us how to handle tax deductions on our 1040. Feel free to bring your lunch and questions for this informative session.

For more information on library services, please call 642-3521 or visit us at www.kingston-library.org .

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