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December 13, 2012

East Kingston Library News

By Diane Sheckells,

Assistant Librarian

EAST KINGSTON — The Book Club will meet on Wed., December 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Library. This month our book club is reading: Nicole Krauss’ “Great House.” This award-winning novelist, spins a series of stories together which have one unifying element: a writing desk with a secret history. Krauss often tackles the theme of memory and in this book considers the inheritance of hopes, dreams and losses. Join your friends at the library for a lively discussion. We have copies of Great House available at the library for you. The Giving Tree still has some unclaimed gift tags. Choose one and make Christmas special for a child in East Kingston. We continue to accept food and toiletry items for the food bank.

We remind you to check our website for upcoming events and encourage you to sample the many resources available through the site. From databases to downloadable books there are many services open to you as an East Kingston patron through the NH State Library system.

For more information, visit www.eastkingstonlibrary.org. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook!

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