CarriageTowneNews.com, Kingston, NH

August 8, 2013

Plaistow Library News

By Lara L. Croft
Carriage Towne News

---- — PLAISTOW —The Plaistow Lions Club has very generously donated two IPad 2s, now available for use in the Children’s Area. These iPads are preloaded with quality learning apps to meet educational and recreational needs, and improve technological literacy of children of all ages. The library would like to thank the Lions Club for their consistent commitment to improving the Plaistow community and beyond, with gifts such as these. Call the library or ask at the Children’s Desk for more information about use of the iPads.

The last day of the Summer Reading Program is Fri., August 9. Grab your lunch and a blanket, and join us outside (weather permitting) for one more relaxing Summer Storytime, August 9 at 11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Ages 0-5 may enjoy stories and activities associated with the final summer reading week theme, “Earthmoving Madness:” trucks, excavators and other earthmoving machines. In inclement weather we will be inside. Space is limited so registration is required.

NH Singer/storyteller Steve Blunt will appear at the library’s “End of Summer Reading Extravaganza and Ice Cream Social” on Thurs., August 22 at 5:30 p.m. The performance is part of the library’s summer reading program theme, “Dig Into Reading.” It will include songs and stories with an underground theme: volcanoes, dinosaurs, etc. Steve Blunt has over twenty years’ experience in the arts and education; his CDs “Hang On, Henry!” and “Outta School!” are Parents’ Choice “Approved” Award Winners. This library event offers fun, upbeat musical entertainment for families with children of all ages. Drawings for the final raffle prizes will take place along with an Ice Cream Social, ice cream provided courtesy of ‘Beyond Vanilla’ in Hampstead. Registration is required as space is limited.

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 required.

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