SANDOWN —June is Food for Fines Donation Month at the Sandown Library. Bring in canned goods, and other pantry items and we will waive your fines up to $25.00. We are pleased to partner with the Sandown Food Pantry and help to stock their shelves for the summer months. This is a great opportunity to check around the house, under the bed, and under your car seats for books that may be overdue and bring them back to the library.

We have a wonderful selection of museum passes at the library that can be reserved in advance. These passes offer great discounts on admission fees. So if you are planning a few days of staycation, check out our passes to: The Children’s Museum (Dover), The Butterfly Place (Westford, MA), Museum of Science (Boston, MA), Seacoast Science Center (Rye) and the Currier Art Gallery (Manchester) to name a few. Also, brand new this summer we will have the NH State Park Pass and the New England Aquarium! Go to the library’s website at or call the library, 603-887-3428, for more information.

Programs for the upcoming week include: Essential Oils on Mon., June 17 at 6:30 p.m.; Zen Crafts on Tues., June 18 at 6:30 p.m.; Homeschooling Hangouts on Wed., June 18 at 2:30 p.m.; Tween/Teen Craft Program on Wed., June 18 at 6:30 p.m.; Books & Bites Book Club on Wed., June 18 at 6:30 p.m.; Food Science on Thurs., June 20 at 4:00 p.m.

Join us for the annual Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social on Thurs., June 20 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sandown Town Hall. This is also our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off. Special guest speaker is Josh Judge, meteorologist from WMUR. We will be registering all ages for our summer reading program at the event.

On Sat., June 22, we will be hosting a Great American Campout event. Families are welcome to join us with their tent or pop-up camper for an overnight at the library! Event starts at 7:00 p.m. and there will be games, s’mores, and a movie and then breakfast on Sunday before the event ends at 9:00 a.m. If it rains, we will have the event inside from 7:00-11:00 p.m. on Sat. Register early as we only have a few spots available!

We look forward to blasting off this summer with lots of great programs and events. Check our online calendar for up-to-date information!



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