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January 30, 2014

Kimball Library News

KINGSTON —New Hampshire Teens, ages 13–18, have a chance to win $275.00 when they create 30 to 90-second public service announcements that promote reading and libraries. As part of the national Collaborative Summer Reading Program, the 2014 Teen Video Challenge theme this year is ‘‘Spark a Reaction’’. One winner is selected from each state. Videos can be created individually or as part of a team effort. To learn more about the video challenge visit (http://yals.nhlibrarians.org/programming/teen-summer-reading/teen-video-challenge). So spark your imagination and start the video rolling. Completed entry forms must be received by February 14. Put Kimball Library on the map and win!

Step back in time with us and this upcoming living history program featuring ‘Mary Todd Lincoln: An Unconventional Woman’ right here at Kimball Library on Wed., February 12, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. This ‘sure to be a great night out’ event is sponsored by the NH Humanities Council Humanities to Go grant and the generous Friends of Kimball Library.

Sparkling with humor and insight, Sally Mummey as Mary Lincoln shares stories of their life and love; triumphs and challenges; and life in the White House during the tumultuous years of the Civil War. Sally Mummey is an award winning lifetime member of the Association of Lincoln Presenters. She resides in Seabrook.

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  • Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93

    Meredith, NH — Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93, of Center Harbor, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Forestview Manor in Meredith. He was the beloved husband of the late Greta L. (Sykes) Shaw, to whom he was married for 62 years.

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  • 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.

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  • Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzilo

    Raymond, NH — Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzillo, 58, of Raymond, N.H., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a sudden illness.

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  • Thomas Hugh Clinton, 73

    Atkinson, NH — Tom passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. Tom was born on October, 30, 1940, at Clover Hill Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., as the only child to Hugh Clinton and Evelyn (Forcier) Clinton. Tom graduated from Methuen High School in 195

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  • 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.

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