Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Grief Through the Holiday Season – Change of Date

The holiday season can be a time of great joy, but for those grieving the death of a loved one, it can be a time of great stress and can intensify feelings of grief.  Join together with others who are grieving to share concerns, and learn tools for coping with the stress of the holiday season.  December 19, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Pre-registration is helpful, but not required.  Please contact Carmella Dow, Bereavement Coordinator for Concord Regional VNA for more information or to register.  224-4093 ext. 2828.

Movie Matinees

December 6, 1:30 p.m. A Family Man

Gerard Butler stars as Dane Jensen, a headhunter whose life revolves around closing deals in his cut-throat job placement firm.  As he gears up for the toughest fight of his career, his 10-year-old son also faces his toughest fight when he is diagnosed with cancer.  Dane’s dream of owning the company clashes with the needs of his family who need him now more than ever.

 

December 13, 1:30 p.m.  The Circle

Amazon calls this film a gripping modern thriller starring Emma Watson (Mae) and Tom Hanks (Eamon Bailey).  Mae lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle.  Mr. Bailey, the company’s founder, encourages her to take part in a groundbreaking experiment.  Before long, her participation in the experiment pushes the boundaries of privacy, and the decisions she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and even humanity.

 

December 20, 1:30 p.m. Queen of  the Desert

This is a biographical story of a woman caught between two worlds.  Nicole Kidman stars as Gertrude Bell who rebels against the stifling rigidity of life at the turn of the century England.  She travels to Tehran and begins a lifelong adventure across the Arab world.  This film was shot on location in Morocco and Jordan and contains outstanding photography.

 

Polar Express

The annual “Polar Express Event” will be held on Friday, December 15, at 6 p.m.  Come decorate cookies, enjoy the Hot Chocolate/Coffee Bar, courtesy of White Mountain Coffee, and watch the movie!  Join us for the fun, wear your pajamas, and don’t forget your pillow/blanket.

Please call the library at 736-9920 to make a reservation!

Story Times

Mondays,10 a.m.; Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.  Children listen to stories, sing songs, and do craft activities.  March themes include rainbows, St. Patrick’s Day, and lions and lambs.

Epsom Bone Builders

Bone Builders, a strength and balance class for osteoporosis prevention and led by RSVP volunteers, is held at the library every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 – 10 a.m.

Registration is required, and participants must stop by the library to pick up a participants’ informed release form as well as a medical release statement.

Knitting, Etc. Group

Just a reminder that if you knit, crochet, or do any kind of handwork., you are welcome to join the Tuesday night knitting group.  The group meets informally in the cozy fireplace/magazine room at 6:30 p.m., and everyone enjoys an evening of knitting and socialization

Trustees Meeting

The Epsom Public Library Trustees will meet on Tuesday, January 2, at 6:30 pm. at the Epsom Public Library.

Knitters/Crafters

Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting, or other similar crafts?  You are invited to join our congenial, fun knitters every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. for an enjoyable and relaxing evening

Trustees Meeting – Tuesday July 10 at 5:30pm