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October 4, 2012

Hampstead Library News

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NEW TO MEDICARE WORKSHOP - On Wed., October 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., a representative from ServiceLink of Rockingham County will be at the Hampstead Public Library to answer questions about Medicare. If you are new to Medicare, or will be going on Medicare soon, this meeting is for you. Workshop topics include: understanding the basics of Medicare, prescription drug coverage, Medicare supplements, and preventing fraud. To register for this workshop, call the library at 603/329-6411.

SERVICE INFORMATION FOR SENIORS -On Thurs., October 18 at 9:45 a.m., a representative from ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County will be at the Hampstead Public Library present an overview of the organization and share how they can help families. ServiceLink is a source for information on aging, adult disabilities/chronic illness and family care giving. There is no fee or eligibility for their assistance. They help families connect with services such as in-home help, Medicare and Medicaid, legal and financial assistance, plus wellness programs. This presentation is free and open to the public.

THIRD THURSDAY BOOK DISCUSSION-On October 18th at 1:00 p.m., the Third Thursday Book Group at the Hampstead Public Library will be discussing “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin” by Erik Larson. In this readable narrative, the author offers a real-life, eyewitness perspective inside the Nazi hierarchy as Hitler came to power. The book sheds light on why it took so long for the world to recognize the threat posed by Hitler. Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk, and newcomers are always welcome.

AUTHOR TOUGIAS AT LIBRARY - Author Michael Tougias will be presenting a narrated slide presentation titled “400 Miles Down the Connecticut River” at the Hampstead Public Library on Tues., October 23 at 7:00 p.m. The program is based on the author’s book “River Days: Exploring the Connecticut River from Source to Sea.” Michael Tougias is a lecturer and award winning author of eighteen books including “Fatal Forecast: An Incredible Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea” and “Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do in the Blizzard of 78.” More about the author can be found on his website: www.michaeltougias.com.

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