PLAISTOW — Our November artist is American Impressionist painter Don Jalbert! We will transition to the paintings of Eunice Miller. The Doherty’s have brought us their collection of cornhusk dolls from the Czech Republic. Alicia Maliniszewski will bring us a delightful display of knitted items. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please contact Raven at techservices@plaistowlibrary.com if you do!

Gentle Yoga with Sybil is on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:15-10:15 a.m. thanks to the Friends of the Plaistow Library. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per session which will benefit the Friends and be used towards museum passes, special programs and future events. Chair yoga is an option, too.

The Plaistow Public Library now accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports by appointment only. For application forms, information on documentation required, fees, and a wealth of other passport and international travel information, visit the only official website for passport information – travel.state.gov. Regular passport turnaround time is 6-8 weeks. Please plan ahead and schedule your appointment today! Debit/credit cards are NOT accepted for payment.

Book Club meets on December 11, and you pick the time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. with Kelli or 6:30-7:30 p.m. with Scott. The book this month is “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan.

November 28-30: The Library will be closed for Thanksgiving! We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving! We will be open on December 2. Please do not leave returned items outside of the book drop – thank you!

December 2: Messy Monday for 2.5 to 6-year-olds is from 10-10:45 a.m. Don’t forget to wear clothes you can get messy and dirty in and to register, please. Knitting Club for ages 10-99 meets from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and accepts new and beginning knitters. Please remember to register and to bring your size 9 knitting needles. Afternoon Yoga with Amanda for Teens and Adults is from 5:15-6:15 p.m. with a suggested $5.00 donation for each session. The donation benefits the Friends of the Library.

December 3: Lego Club for ages 6 and up is from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and has a waiting list.

December 4: Felted Soap Workshop for Kids Grades 4 and up is from 4:00-5:00 p.m. and has a materials fee of $10.00 per child and registration is needed, please. Felted Soap Workshop for Adults is from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and has a materials fee of $10.00 per person and registration is needed, please.

December 5: Artastic Art Club for ages 6 and up is from 3:30-4:45 p.m. and registration is closed. Family Night Grinchmas Party is from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with registration needed, please. We will begin with a reading of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” followed by a Candy Cane Hunt outside on the library grounds. Dress warmly. Bring a Flashlight and hunt outside for candy canes. Following the Candy Cane Hunt, come inside to decorate a Christmas Cookie.

December 6: Friday Flicks: Free Movie on the Big Screen with Surround Sound and Popcorn is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and will be showing “The Man Who Invented Christmas.” The film is rated PG and stars Christopher Plummer, Dan Stevens, and Jonathan Pryce. Please register for this event. Science Club for ages 9 and up is from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with registration needed, please. The Good Life: Weight Loss and Nutrition with Health Coach Richard Curtain is from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with registration appreciated.

 

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