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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 »


Movie – The Water Diviner

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 [...]

Children’s Cooking Class

     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

     FAMILY MOVIEPups 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)

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 [...]

Teen Movie

     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

Movie – Woman in Gold

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 [...]

Flu Clinic

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 [...]

Book Discussion Group

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 [...]

True Ghost – Presented by Shane Sirois

TRUE GHOST 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 [...]

American Girl Holiday Tea Party

     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.

Book and DVD Bits

Book Bits 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 [...]

Touch A Truck

     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