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September 19, 2013

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW — The library would like to extend a warm welcome to our new director, Cab Vinton. Cab has been the director at Sanbornton Public Library for the past eight years; in the past he has been a reference librarian at Plymouth State University and Frostberg State University. He possesses a Masters in Library Science from San Jose State University. Cab begins this week. Please come in and introduce yourself.

Welcome to the Wild, Wild West on Sat., September 21 at 11:00 a.m. The Gold Rush, Cowboys, Native Americans, Sheriffs and Outlaws. Come dressed in your favorite wild west gear, play games, make crafts, and learn all about this exciting time in history. Ages 4-8.

Make a colorful, fun Friendship Bracelet to keep or give to a friend on Tues., September 24 at 6:00 p.m. Miss Cara will guide you through the fun process of making your own creation. All materials provided. Ages 9 & up.

If you can tie your shoes, you can learn to crochet with Miss Jessica. The first “Crochet for Kids” meets Wed., September 25, at 4:00 p.m. All materials provided. Instruction will be geared toward children, however, the accompanying parent may learn as well. Age 5 - 10. Meets every other Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

Can’t get enough of volunteering? Want to show off your leadership qualities (or get some?) The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a monthly group of teens, led by teens, who want to participate in all things related to the library and community. This includes designing and planning teen library events, mobilizing teens in community projects, and selecting and purchasing books, CDs, video games and DVDs for the library. The first TAG meeting will be Wed., September 25, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

The library’s ongoing cribbage and bridge matches meet on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. Come and play a game with friends, enjoy a cup of coffee and light refreshments. Children may enjoy Friday Afternoon Legos and Wii starting at 1:00 p.m.: build with our large LEGO collection, or challenge yourself to a game of Wii. No registration is required.

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