PLAISTOW — Our September Artist is the amazing work of Tracy Meola. Walter Osgood has brought us a display showcasing his life’s journey from Eagle Scout to now. 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 now 6-8 weeks. Please plan ahead and schedule your appointment today! Debit/credit cards are NOT accepted for payment.

Book Club meets on October 9, 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 “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein.

Thurs., September 12: Science Club “Special Edition” presented by Student Conservation Commission explores the Water Cycle from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Please register for this program.

Fri., September 13: Senior TecHelp: Your Smartphone and You is from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Registration is required for this program – thank you. Dumbledore’s Army for ages 9 and up meets from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with registration needed, please. Kid’s Night Out – Parents Night Off Brown Bag Dinner and a Movie for ages 6 and up is from 5:30-7:45 p.m. Kids must have a signed permission slip on file at the library and be pre-registered. Drop-off is promptly at 5:30 p.m. at the side door to the library. Pick-up is promptly at 7:45 p.m.

Mon., September 16: Knitting Club for Grades 4-12 meets from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and welcomes new and beginning knitters. Please remember to pre-register and to bring your size 9 knitting needles.

Tues., September 17: From 6:30-8:00 p.m. we will host a screening of the new documentary film, “The Saga of the Submarine Squalus.” Local historian Karen Raynes and filmmaker Mike Garland will present the movie personally. A Q&A session will follow the film. Please register for this program.

Wed., September 18: Playdough Palooza for ages 2.5-6 is from 1:00-1:45 p.m. with registration needed, please. We are proud to present Kevin Gardner, the author of “The Granite Kiss". This program is all about New England stone walls. Kevin will talk about the significance of the walls, how they are built, and how styles have changed. He will also build one in miniature while he is speaking. Please register for this program. This program is sponsored by the Plaistow Historical Society and the NH Humanities Council.

Thurs., September 19: Let’s Talk like a Pirate Day for ages 5 and up walks the plank from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with registration needed, please. Wild about Turtles! Presented by Project Nature from 6:00-6:45 p.m. with registration needed, please.

Fri., September 20: Friday Flicks: Free Movie and Popcorn is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and will be showing “Rocketman” starring Taron Egerton as Elton John. This film is rated R for language throughout, some drug use and sexual content. Please register for this program.

Fri., September 20: Read, Snack, Craft for Grades K-2 is from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with a waiting list.

Sat., September 21: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the groundbreaking for the new Plaistow Public Library with an Open House from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

 

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