On Tuesday, October 6, at 6:30 p.m., the library will show the movie, The Water Diviner, starring Russell Crowe. According to the blurb on the DVD, the movie is “an inspiring tale of one man’s life-changing journey of discovery. Crowe plays an Australian farmer, who, in 1919, goes in search of his three missing sons, last known to have fought against the Turks in the bloody Battle of Gallipoli. With seemingly insurmountable obstacles in his path, he must travel across the battle-scarred Read more [...]
Monday, October 26, 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. This month’s class for elementary school-age children will feature pumpkin as the main ingredient. The class is taught by Heather Bowes. Cost is $3.00, and reservations are required as space is limited. Sign up at the circulation desk, or call the library. Our first children’s cooking class was wonderful with 17 children participating. Special thanks to Heather Bowes!
FAMILY MOVIE: Pups United, Monday, October 12, 2:30 p.m., rated PG. Join the fun as the “pups” unite to help save the players and fans at the Children’s World Cup Soccer competition. This great comedy includes talking dogs and bumbling robbers! Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
WHAT’S IT? (A CONTEST!)
Check out our display cases in the library and you will find several antique. . . .well, things! Do you recognize any of them? Identify all that you can on one of the slips on top of the cases, and hand in the paper to the circulation desk. The winner will be the one who correctly identifies most objects. In case of a tie, we will draw for the winner. The contest ends on October 31, and the prize is a $25.00 gift certificate to the Circle Restaurant. Read more [...]
Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Friday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m. The movie is rated PG-13, and pizza and drinks will be provided. Donations of snacks and desserts are appreciated. Call Mrs. Benner for more information
Woman in Gold will be shown on Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m. Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, this is a remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and to seek justice for what happened to her family 60 years before when she fled Vienna during World War II. What starts out as an attempt to reclaim family property becomes a major battle that goes all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way. Read more [...]
The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will sponsor a flu clinic on Wednesday, October 21, from 4 – 6 p.m. at the library. Immunizations are $30 each (cash or check); however, clients who present an insurance card from one of the following carriers: Medicare B, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, Harvard Pilgrim or Anthem do not need to pay a fee. Please be sure to have your insurance card with you.
For further information, please visit www.crvna.org or call 224-4093 Read more [...]
On Wednesday, October 21, at 7:00 p.m. the book discussion group will meet to discuss Daniel James Brown’s The Boys in the Boat. This is the story of the 1936 men’s U.S. Olympic team who faced tremendous obstacles. Amazon contributor “deeper waters’” review follows:
“Based on meticulous research including considerable primary resources and oral narrative, Daniel Brown's story of the University of Washington rowing crew that won gold in the 1936 Olympics, gives an experiential look Read more [...]
Just in time for Halloween, on Wednesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. the library will present Shane Sirois, the owner and founder of TrueGhost.Com., paranormal research and investigations. Among other things, he will highlight some recent cases that have received interest from several media sources as well as one that became the subject of a top-selling book. Shane has been helping families and individuals with haunts and disruptions most of his life and will share with the audience Read more [...]
Saturday, November 7th at 1:30 pm. “Sugar Plum Fairy/Nutcracker Theme”. Wear your favorite holiday outfit and bring your favorite doll. Refreshments include finger sandwiches, tea breads, fruit, cookies, cupcakes, tea and punch. A craft activity is included. We will have a drawing to win the newest American Girl doll, “Maryellen.” Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Sign up at the circulation desk as reservations are required.
By Christina Van Horn
Former Boston Globe editor
“My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn't have any excuse to be stupid.”― Joan Bauer, Rules of the Road
Editorial Comment — How many of you can claim a pile of unread books somewhere in your house? If so, you know that these books carry with them great import: They are the books that you must always have on hand. Undoubtedly they are much more important than term life insurance Read more [...]
Special thanks to everyone who helped make our “Touch a Truck” event such a great success! Truck Coordinator Rick Belanger, all the drivers with their “Rigs,” Epsom Fire and Rescue, Epsom Police Dept. NH State Police, Ken Brown for moving mulch, “POPScorn”/Maryann and Bill Zirngiebel, and our breakfast cooks: Betsy Bosiak, Carole Brown, and Nancy Claris, as well as volunteers Armand Claris, Fran Marchand, Katie O’Brien, Lexie O’Brien, and Susan Pagano