The library will host an Epsom Central School student art display from February 6 – March 19.
The public is invited to an artists’ reception on Monday, February 8,from 4:30 – 7 p.m.
The next meeting of the Friends of the Library will be February 8, at 7 p.m. at the library. New members are always welcome.
The new infant program will meet on Tuesdays, February 9 and 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the library. Infants and their caregivers are invited to join the fun with age appropriate activities, music, and toys.
On Wednesday, February 10, at 1:30 p.m., the library will show the intense international thriller No Escape, starring Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, and Pierce Brosnan.
Frank Rocker, critic for Amazon, offers these thoughts: “This movie shows how quickly political climate can change in a country, 17 hours to be exact; for the Dwyer family. . . A family fighting for their life, trying to escape an internal civil war or a revolution without social order or peaceful demonstrations. Read more [...]
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love, by Kristin Kimball is the book of the month for the Book Discussion Group which will meet on Wednesday, February 17, at 7:00 p.m.
”Kimball chucked life as a Manhattan journalist to start a cooperative farm in upstate New York with a self-taught New Paltz farmer she had interviewed for a story and later married. The Harvard-educated author, in her 30s, and Mark, also college educated and resolved to ‘live outside of the river of consumption,’ Read more [...]
February 22, 2:30 p.m., Hotel Transylvania 2
Amazon critic Whitt Patrick Pond obviously liked the film:
“I have to admit, I was looking forward to seeing Hotel Transylvania 2 ever since I first heard that they were doing it.. . .[the film] is a seamless follow up to its predecessor with everything, including the animation, taken up a notch.
Highly, highly recommended for anyone who loves animation, family comedy and classic movie-monster riffs.
February 24, 6:30 p.m., Goosebumps
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A reminder that the library will be hosting the VITA/TCE Taxaide Program to assist you with your tax preparation and submissions. The program, by appointment only, will be offered every Thursday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., beginning on February 4 and running through April 7. To schedule an appointment you may call 211 or go online at www.nhtaxhelp.org.
“It is an example of what films can do, how they can slip past your defenses and really break your heart. ― David Gilmour
The end of this film is a scene that remains in our memory as tragic reality: Robert F. Kennedy murdered in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, just after he won the California presidential primary. He lies bleeding on the floor, covered by his wife Ethel, who is crying for help. The Secret Service agents are helpless to protect him from Read more [...]
By Christina Van Horn
Former Boston Globe editor
“Without libraries, what have we? We have no past and no future.” Ray Bradbury
Miss Emily (2015) Nuala O’Connor
The raves given this novel about Emily Dickinson and the family maid are just that: raves. Why would anyone feel that concocting a tale of an ongoing relationship between Irish maid Ada Concannon and Emily Dickinson creates a viable tale? Add to it Ada Concannon’s rape and Dickinson’s helping to solve the nasty problem, Read more [...]
How to make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide, Jane Bryant Quinn
Orange is the New Black: My Year in Women’s Prison, Piper Kerman
Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, Randall Munroe
Beyond Words: what Animals Think and Feel, Carl Safina
The Dirty Life: on Farming, Food, and Love, Kristin Kimball
Wine Folly: the Essential Guide to Wine, Madeline Puckette
Taste of Home Casseroles: 377 Dishes for Families, Potlucks & Read more [...]
Story Time: Mondays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 3:30p.m. Join us for stories, songs and crafts.
Toddler Time: Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.
LEGO Club is Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. The library has a wonderful LEGO collection. Children make a creation and can display it in the library.