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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 »

 

Matinee Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 3: Boyhood             Nominated for an Oscar, Boyhood was filmed over a 12-year period with the same cast.  It is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child names Mason, who literally grows up before our eyes.  The film stars Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, and Patricia Arrquette and is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. (Written by IFC Films)  Tuesday February 10: When the Game Read more [...]

Children’s Art Classes

ART CLASS

Wednesday, February 25, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.:  Art classes with instructor Kerry Harman.  Children will make a clay castle. Registration is required.  Sign up at the circulation desk, or call the library at 736-9920.  Materials fee is $10.00, and children should bring a smock/old shirt.

Teen Movie

Friday, February 20, at 6:30 p.m., The Maze Runner, rated PG 13.  Make your own tacos/burritos!  Donations for the meal will be greatly appreciated.  Call Mrs. Benner at the library to sign up.

Book Discussion Group

            The book club will meet on Wednesday, February 18, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Susan Vreeland’s Clara and Mr. Tiffany.             It is 1893, and at the Chicago World’s Fair, Louis Comfort Tiffany makes his debut with a luminous exhibition of innovative stained-glass windows that he hopes will earn him a place on the international artistic stage.  However, behind the scenes in his New York studio is the free thinking Clara Driscoll, head of his women’s division, Read more [...]

Usborne Book Fair

The library will be having an Usborne Book Fair during the week of February school vacation.  Plan to stop by and check out a great selection of books and materials for children.

 

Children’s Movies

Monday, February 23, 2:00 p.m.:  Family Movie, Book of Life

Tuesday, February 24, 6:30 p.m.: Family Movie, The Boxtrolls

Both movies are rated PG, and popcorn and drinks will be provided.

 

Domestic Creatures/Wild Landscapes

            The library is pleased to present Domestic Creatures/Wild Landscapes, an exhibit by Deerfield artist, Torin Judd.  With breathtaking mastery, the artist well conveys her love of both the animals we live with and the world which surrounds us.              Of her subjects she says, “Animals are our teachers.  They reflect us, give to us unconditionally, and fill our lives with joy.  Each landscape is a glimpse of the beautiful earth at a moment in time.”  Read more [...]

Artist Reception – Susan Lirakis

A reception for photographer Susan Lirakis will be held at the library on Friday, February 27 from 5 – 7 p.m. (snow date, Friday, March 6).             Her exhibit, “Our Hearts’ Desires:  Kindred Spirits Sharing Our Stories,” is a work in progress.  The series of photographic portraits with accompanying text from interviews explores aspects of how we come to be where we are, what sustains us, where our dreams originate, and how we come to listen.             Read more [...]

Meet the Candidates

            The Friends will sponsor “Meet-the-Candidates” on Sunday, March 1, at 2:00 p.m. at the library. (Snow date, March 8.)

            This is your chance to meet candidates for both town and school positions.

Friends of the Library Bake Sale

            The Friends will be sponsoring a bake sale at the polls on Election Day, March 10.  We are asking our patrons for some yummy baked goods. In particular, we need breads, pies, and “to-go-with-coffee” items for folks on their way to work.             You may drop off your donations at the library on Monday, March 9, or at the poll itself on election day.             Funds from this sale will be used for library programs and passes.  Please come Read more [...]

Alzheimer’s Cafe

            Alzheimer’s’ cafes are social gatherings for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias along with their care givers.  They are relaxed, unstructured places where you can make new friends and get support.  Such cafes  have been meeting monthly at the Dover Children’s Museum, the Durham Public Library, the Exeter Senior Center, the Currier Museum, and elsewhere.  You can find out more about Alzheimer’s Cafes at http.www.alzeimersspeaks.com/memory-cafes.             Read more [...]

Income Tax Preparation Help

Are you thinking about your 2014 Income Taxes?  Need help with your return? The Epsom Library will be hosting the VITA/TCE TaxAide Program to assist you with your tax preparation and submission.  Jointly sponsored by the IRS and the AARP Foundation, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) focuses on individuals and working families, while TCE (Tax Counseling for the Elderly) focuses on seniors, with the majority of TCE programs sponsored by the AARP Foundation TaxAide program.  Any taxpayer Read more [...]
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