By Lara L. Croft and Diane Arrato Gavrish
Carriage Towne News
---- — PLAISTOW — The library is open 9:00 na.m.-7:30 p.m., its regular hours, on Mon., October 8.
Calling all history lovers and readers who enjoy true stories about fearless survivors: come by the library to sign out a copy of the book “The Tin Ticket”, to participate in part one of our Tin Ticket event: a lunch time Book Group on Wed., October 10 at 11:00 a.m. We will discuss “The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women” by Deborah J. Swiss. The library will provide beverages; feel free to bring your lunch or a snack to share.
Then sign up online for part two: An Evening with Deborah J. Swiss, on Wed., October 17, starting at 6:00 p.m., including an interview for broadcast on Plaistow Access show Scrybes, a live musical performance by Digney Fignus of “All for Love,” a song inspired by the convict women, and audience Q&A and a Book Signing. It will be filmed for Plaistow Access and aired on Channels 17 and 23. Refreshments will be provided by the library. Please register at www.plaistowlibrary.com
Card-Making with Lorraine McNulty and Colleen Ferrante meets October 11 at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the library or our website to see this month’s designs. We will make two each of four designs for a $15.00 materials fee. Space is limited to fifteen: please register online in advance. Bring paper craft adhesive and scissors. This is an adult-level class.
Friends of the Library at Plaistow (FLAP) are preparing for their annual Vendor Fair to be held Sat., November 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Companies such as Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Avon, Lia Sophia, and Flags on the Go along with about ten others will be stationed in the library selling their wares. The Friends are looking for volunteers to help that day as well as to join the group and assist with the Friends’ fundraising efforts. The next meeting is October 15 at 6:30 p.m., at the library—all are welcome to attend.
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