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Story time with Mrs. Benner held twice weekly featuring books relevant to the time of year. More »

Computer room with 8 computer work stations, laser printer, and wi-fi throughout the entire premises. More »

One of several work and reading areas throughout the library. More »

Extensive childrens section with fiction, non-fiction, books on tape/cd, board books, and puzzles. More »

Epsom library is proud to present monthly art shows featuring the work of many local artists. More »

Middle part of the library showing some of the adult fiction area and the circulation desk. More »

Childrens art room with twice a week arts and crafts as part of the childrens program. More »

Main sitting area of the library with a large selection of periodicals, comfortable seating, and beautiful views of the woods behind the library. More »

Separate teen room featuring thousands of fiction and non-fiction young adult books as well as comfy places to sit and read. More »

Epsom Public Library features over 40 periodicals for loan. More »

 

Teen Movie

Insurgent: Friday, August 14th 6:30 pm:  The movie is the second in the popular “Divergent” series and is rated PG-13.  Sign- ups are encouraged as we will be making our own subs! Call Mrs. Benner at 736-9920 for more info.

Friends of the Library Mum Sale

Orders for mums are currently being taken at the library. The price is $8.00 each or 5 for $35.00.  Colors are red, yellow, white, pink/lavender, or bronze.  The order form is due on Thursday, August 20.  The mums will be delivered on September 9.

 

Mother/Daughter Book Discussion Group

TEEN EVENTS The Mother/Daughter Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, August 18th at 6 pm. This month’s book is Graceling by Kristin Cashore.  Amazon’s reviewer Heidi Anne Heiner has the following to say about the book. “Graceling is well-written with some grand adventure, musings on talents, as well as characters who actually grow and change as they learn more about themselves. It never goes for the cheap shot in action sequences although they aren't the focus of the story. In Read more [...]

Book Discussion Group

The Book Discussion Group will meet on Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Rachel Joyce’s The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,” a lovely and unassuming novel about people you will like,” according to Amazon. All reviewers were enthused about the author’s use of poetic and beautiful language, as well as the intriguing story. “Readers who are familiar with Joseph Campbell’s The Hero's Journey will immediately recognize the motif: the hero leaves the world he knows to embark Read more [...]

Artist Exhibit and Reception

Currently on display at the library are the beautiful quilts and wall hangings of June Pease, Quilter. June began quilting in 1978, taking instruction from a local teacher. She had always enjoyed art and sewing and combined them with some original ideas to begin her 34-year tenure as quilter, designer, and teacher. Years of retail consulting have permitted her to balance the artistic and commercial aspects of her craft. Appliqué and geometric piecework find their way equally into her work. Read more [...]

Thank You, Heather, Kerry and Dylan!

Special thanks to Heather Bowes for her wonderful presentation “Fueling the Youth Athlete.” Everyone attending had a great time and the program was very informative! Also to Kerry Harman for teaching another great art class for our children and our Toddler Time Coordinator, Dylan Lehrhaupt who does such wonderful programs each week for our infants and toddlers.

What is It? Corner

Don’t forget to check out the What Is It? corner on the new books shelf.  Objects get changed every two weeks and the answers are posted on the bulletin board.  No prize, just bragging rights.  Put on your thinking cap.

Staff Picks

Some of the library staff have chosen a book or author that they have enjoyed.  We hope they will pique your interest and that you, too, will enjoy them. Nancy -- All the Light We Cannot See,  Anthony Doerr Vickie – Born in the Wild, Lita Judge Linda – After the War is Over, Jennifer  Robson Maggie – John Lescroat (less-kwah)    A new author to me, and I quickly became a devoted fan. I suggest reading his books in order if possible. Read more [...]

Book Bits

WELCOME  to Christina Van Horn, a patron and former Boston Globe editor who will have a book and DVD review section in our newsletter each month.  We’re glad to have you, Christina!   BOOK BITS Please bury me in the library With a dozen long-stemmed proses. — J. Patrick Lewis   Untamed — Will Harlan  I cannot improve upon Will Harlan’s description of Carol Ruckdeschel as “the wildest woman in America.” This Georgia native spent her life eating roadkill Read more [...]

Book Bits by Christina Van Horn

Former Boston Globe, Associated Press and Concord Monitor editor. “People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.” - Saul Bellow America 1993 — Michael Golay Historian Michael Golay undertook to lay out the close relationship of Eleanor Roosevelt and her friend Lorena Hickok, the nation’s top woman reporter. The Roosevelt administration hired Hickok to travel throughout the country and report back what people were experiencing during the terrible years of the Read more [...]

Trustees Meeting

The Epsom Public Library Trustees will meet on Tuesday, September 8, at 6:30 pm.

Friends of the Library

The next meeting of the Friends of the Library will be September 21, at 7 p.m. at the library. New members are always welcome.