, Kingston, NH

October 3, 2013

Plaistow Library News

By Lara L. Croft
Carriage Towne News

---- — PLAISTOW —The Small Passions miniatures club of Plaistow is building a dollhouse to be raffled at the library’s Holiday Fair on Sat., November 16; proceeds to benefit the library. The dollhouse is a beautifully restored colonial with embellished exterior features such as painted shrubbery and whimsical folk art. With the luck of a raffle ticket, this unique handcrafted item could be yours, or a gift to someone special. It is bare bones now but wait till the Small Passions club restores it to its full glory: Watch photos of its progress on the library’s Facebook page and website.

The Great Gumball Challenge is a Fall Reading Program inspired by the families of our community who want to continue the momentum of an amazing summer reading program. Here’s how it works: Grab a reading log and stickers; Set your own reading goals; When you’ve read a book, put a gumball sticker on that line; Finish your log and win a free book of your choice! The “Chews A Good Book” Gumball Challenge will continue throughout the fall with activities, games, trivia questions and contests. Ask Miss Nancy for more information.

If you can tie your shoes, you can learn to crochet with Miss Jessica. The next “Crochet for Kids” meets Wed., October 9, 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. “Crochet for Kids” meets every other Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

Imajine That presents ‘Art Studio - Fall Into Fall’ on Thurs., October 10, from 10:00-10:30 a.m. Celebrate the coming of Fall by making decorative wreaths using the beautiful colors of the leaves around us. Ages 3 - 6. Space is limited; please register in advance online or by calling the library.

Join us Sat., October 12 at 11:00 a.m. for “Crafty Kids,” and do a themed craft. Supplies are provided; all ages welcome. Please register online in advance.

Books are still available for our “Fun Fiction Book Club:” in “The Danger Box” by Blue Balliett a small town, a boy who doesn’t see so well, a missing father, a fire and a stranger all play a role. Join us in putting the clues together to solve this exciting mystery! Registration required; pick up your copy of the book at the library and join the discussion Tues., October 15 at 6:00 p.m. Recommended for grades 4-6.

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