, Kingston, NH


December 5, 2013

Kingston Library News

KINGSTON - Do you have a collection of LEGO (R) pieces you or your children do not play with anymore? Why not consider donating them to the library? We are collecting LEGOs in the hopes of starting a LEGO building club, where kids can participate in building challenges that test their creativity and ingenuity to win prizes! Stop by the library during regular business hours, or call Miss Sue at 642-3521 with questions.

Join us at the Sanborn Regional High School for a film screening of “Koran by Heart”, followed by a discussion lead by Mary Catherine Bateson, Professor Emerita, George Mason University. “Koran by Heart” follows two young boys and one girl as they travel to Egypt’s International Holy Koran Competition, the most prestigious Koran reciting competition in the Muslim World. Bateson will provide fascinating insight on this topic. The discussion will be held on Thurs., December 5, at 7:00 p.m., at the Sanborn Regional High School.

Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals are coming to the library on Fri., December 6, at 5:00 p.m. Lindsay brings a huge collection of lovingly handcrafted, life sized hand puppets and marionettes. Ideal for children ages 3-8.

Start a reading tradition with your daughter with a Mother-Daughter Book Club. This program is ideal for girls in grades 4-8, and their mothers. Books for the January meeting will be available for pickup. Tues., December 10, at 6:00 p.m., in the Teen Room.

Come with your favorite doll or stuffed animal in your party cloths for an afternoon of games, crafts, and treats all inspired by the American Girl book series on Sat., December 14, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This season’s tea will feature Rebecca, a lively girl with dramatic flair, growing up in 1914. Make crafts and projects Rebecca would have done. Eat delectable treats and recipes from her time, and enjoy a sip of tea from real china! The cost is $10.00 per child and $3.00 per accompanying adult. Great for children grade one and up. Sign up is necessary, as we have sold out for the last 3 years! Tickets are on sale for the Holiday Raffle, sponsored by the Friends of the Kingston Community Library. Choose from 21 fabulous, hand-made gifts donated by local artists. Tickets are $1.00 for one, $5.00 for 6, and $10.00 for an arm’s length. The drawing will be held on December 19 at 10:00 a.m. Stay up-to-date on library happenings and services by visiting our website, or check us out on Facebook! We are also on Twitter at Kingston Library @imaginemoreKCL Need to speak to us? Call 642-3521.

Text Only

New England News
  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

    Sandown, NH — Jo Ann (Phelps) Hughes of Sandown, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by all of her children at home. She was born in Little Bend Kentucky, to Beatrice (Shepherd) Phelps and John (Cat) Phelps in 1934. Jo Ann was predeceased by brothers, Marcus Phelps, Johnny Phelps, Forrest Phelps and sisters, Juanita Phelps, and Jeanette (Phelps) Vincent. She is survived by brother, Donald Quiggins of Georgia; sisters, Geneva (Phelps) Stanley of Kentucky, and Frances (Phelps) Bratcher of Tennessee who had just visited Jo Ann in September of 2013.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, April 10
    6 days
  • Margaret F. (Harrington) Kinney, 107

    Atkinson, NH — Margaret F. (Harrington) Kinney, 107, a resident of Atkinson for eighty-two years, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, April 03
    13 days 1 Photo
  • Laura L. Day, 79

    Newton, NH — Laura L. (Hartford) Day, 79, of Newton, NH, died Sunday evening, March 16, at Kindred Hospital, Peabody.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, March 27
    20 days
  • Norman Sansoucie, 77

    East Kingston, NH — Norman P. Sansoucie, 77, died on March 3, 2014, at the Clipper Harbor Nursing Home in Portsmouth, NH. He was born on May 29, 1936, in Haverhill, MA, son of William and Albertine (Beauparlant) Sansoucie.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, March 20
    27 days
  • John Colby, 76

    Brentwood, NH — John Ellsworth Colby, 76, formerly of Sandown, N.H., and Brownville, Maine, died on February 22, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness. Born in Keene, N.H., Mr. Colby was the first son of the late Russell and Edythe Colby of Bradford, Mass. His brother, Dr. David R. Colby of Beaufort, N.C., predeceased him as well. Mr. Colby graduated in 1955 from Haverhill High School and attended Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He was a well known home designer and builder, and furniture craftsman, particularly known for his ability to create beautiful curved staircases. He was the founding production manager of both Westville Homes Corporation of Plaistow, N.H., and Xyloid Corporation of Greenville, Pa.,, pioneers in the modular home industry. He was also proprietor of the Westville Getty service station in Plaistow in the 1970s, and co-owner and occasional driver of the “1/5 Schenley Special” stock cars that raced, from 1968 to 1989, at Star in Epping, N.H., Lee, N.H., Hudson, N.H., and Westboro Mass., speedways.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, March 13
    34 days