There is treasure here but not the pirate kind. Scientific “digs” on Smuttynose Island are changing New England history. Archaeologist Nathan Hamilton has unearthed 300,000 artifacts to date on this largely uninhabited rock at the Isles of Shoals. Evidence proves prehistoric Native Americans hunted New Hampshire's offshore islands 6,000 years ago. Hundreds of European fishermen split, salted, and dried valuable Atlantic cod here from the 1620s. “King Haley” ruled a survivalist kingdom here Read more [...]
The sign-up for “Literary Elements,” the summer reading program for adults, continues through July 5. Be sure to sign up in order to be eligible for weekly drawings for some great prizes. For each book you read, just fill out a coupon and put it into our fish bowl. You may also fill in a brief book review to be placed on our bulletin board. Please remember: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO COMMIT TO READING A CERTAIN NUMBER OF BOOKS. Read whatever you wish. Weekly drawings will begin July Read more [...]
The Friends of the Library are sponsoring an all-day outing to the Fells in Newbury, NH overlooking Lake Sunapee, on Saturday, July 19.
The property once belonged to John Hay, an American writer and diplomat. It consists of a 22-room Colonial Revival house listed on the National Registry of Historical Places, as well as renowned gardens – a preservation project of the Garden Conservancy.
The entry fee is $10 per person (seniors /students $8). Attendees are asked to bring a bag lunch Read more [...]
The library is offering reading programs with many varied activities for children, pre-school to teens this summer. If you haven’t yet signed up, it’s not too late.
For toddlers, there is “Mom/Dad and Me Read.” Activities for this group include the following:
Tues., July 8 – 6:30 p.m. "Squam Lakes Science Center” will present "Creatures of the Night,” featuring live animals, including an owl.
Wed., July 9 – 2:00 p.m. Family Movie “A Tiger Tail”
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Artist Flo Parlangeli’s work is currently on display at the library through July 26. Originally from New York, Ms. Parlangeli grew up as a dancer and with a love of the arts. After raising her family and pursuing her profession in advertising, she painted for pleasure, often land and seascapes. Most recently she has taken up Plein Air painting on the coasts of Florida, New Hampshire and Maine, producing dramatic original oil works.
Concurrently, in the display cases, is the jewelry of Read more [...]
The Epsom Public Library Trustees will meet on Monday, August 11, at 5:30 pm.