By Barbara Lachance
---- — SANDOWN – Sandown Public Library has planned lots of activities for all ages during the month of October. Be sure to check the Calendar on the library website, www.sandownlibrary.us, for all the details and to register for each event.
Busy Bears Story Hours
in Full Swing: Introduce your child to the joy of reading by attending Busy Bears Story Hour at the library every Tuesday at the library. Miss Jenn has planned a variety of activities and stories for each week including Autumn Leaves, Fire Safety with a trip to the Fire Station, mice stories, and of course, Halloween. Two sessions are held each Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Hawke the Reading Dog: Hawke’s monthly visit is scheduled for Thurs., October 4 at 3:30 p.m. Hawke was thrilled with the turnout in September and loved hearing all the great stories. Join the fun and make Hawke’s tail wag by reading to her. Children of all ages are welcome.
for Columbus Day: The Library will be closed on Mon., October 8, in observance of Columbus Day.
Two Showings of Movie
on Mon., October 15! Award-winning comedy, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” will be shown twice on Mon., October 15 at 1:00 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be available at the afternoon performance as part of our monthly Movie and Social program. Because of the popularity of the movie, the library will host Dinner and a Movie beginning at 5:30 p.m. with pizza! Attendees are invited to bring their own non-alcoholic beverage.
Books & Bites! Adult Book Discussion: On Tues. October 16 at 6:30 p.m., Books & Bites book group will discuss this month’s selection, “The History of Love” by Nicole Krauss. Copies of the book are available at the library.
3D Paper Pumpkin (ages 8-12): Beginning at 6:30 p.m., on Wed., October 17, Miss Jen will teach children how to create a fun 3D pumpkin using simple folding and gluing techniques. This pumpkin makes a wonderful Halloween decoration and the program is recommended for children ages 8-12. Sign ups are required for this program.