The Library wishes to thank master gardener, Nancy Heath for teaching the container gardening class for children. They had a wonderful time planting vegetables for the Epsom Food Pantry.
This year’s theme, “Every Hero Has a Story,” features an early literacy program for toddlers and preschoolers, and a program for youth in Grades K-5. Teens have their own program, “Unmask: Discover the Hero Within.”
Come into the library to sign up, and pick up a SRP packet which includes a full schedule of events, and a book mark. We will also have raffle tickets for prizes each week during the summer.
For more information, call Mrs. Benner.
“ESCAPE THE ORDINARY’ begins with sign-up at the front desk from June 22 to July 2. As in the past, read a book, fill out a coupon, and place it in the container at the front desk to participate in the weekly drawings. We have four evening programs scheduled, and they will be listed in the ASRP booklet available June 22. We’ll talk more about the programs in the July newsletter.
Monday, July 6, 6:30 p.m., “The Dog Who Saved Summer,” Rated PG-. When former police K-9 dog Zeus accidentally destroys an important party, the Bannister family decides to send him to obedience school. Meanwhile, a familiar trio of bumbling burglars is planning a daring diamond heist. Can Zeus outsmart the hard-nosed instructor and his Marine K-9 dog Apollo to win the big tournament and foil the jewel robbery in time for the real dog days of summer? This is an all-new, fun-in-the-sun Read more [...]
Our first evening presentation of the Summer Reading Program will be Dan Szczesny, a long-time journalist and author living in New Hampshire, who will discuss his book, The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie, a Hiking Journey of Discovery, on Tuesday, July 7, at 7:00 p.m. The book is a hiking memoir about a one-year, 225-mile journey through some of New Hampshire’s least known wilderness that Dan took with his 10-year-old foster daughter. Amazon calls the book “a personal memoir and travelogue Read more [...]
Wednesday, July 8, 6:30 p.m. This is a wonderful science-filled, hands-on journey through the basics of flight and aviation’s greatest heroes presented by the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire (for ages 5 and up). Sign up is required as space is limited. Sign up at the library circulation desk or call the library at 736-9920,
On July 10th at 3 pm, join the Epsom Friends of the Library on a tour of our beautiful and historic State House. Come and see the priceless display of Civil War battle flags in the memorial Hall of Flags as well as battle flags from the Spanish American War, WWI, WWII and more. The tour will include an opportunity to sit in the two legislative chambers which have been in continuous use for 196 years. Also a visit to the Governor & Executive Council chamber and Secretary of State’s office Read more [...]
The Dartmouth Superfund Research Program and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services are working together to educate Epsom homeowners on the importance of private well water testing, especially for arsenic. On Monday, July 13th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Dartmouth staff will be on hand to share information and answer your questions. Please stop by anytime.
On Tuesday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. the Mother Daughter Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Every Day by David Levithan. “Every morning A wakes up in a different person’s life. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere.” (from the dust jacket) Copies of the book are available at the library. Read more [...]
Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m. – Join other athletes and parents for this free discussion on nutrition presented by Heather Bowes. The program is geared for youth in Grades 6 – 12, with Heather promoting variety, balance and moderation in food choices to ensure optimal intake for health, growth and maturation.
This will be a free informative discussion for youth athletes striving to take their performance to the next level and for parents wishing to instill a lifelong healthy relationship Read more [...]
Dog lovers alert! The Book Discussion Group will meet on Wednesday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss David Rosenfelt’s warm and humorous, but touching, Dogtripping. You may know the author by his mysteries (which always include a canine friend) but in this non-fiction book David tells the story of how he, his wife, and 11 volunteers moved from Southern California to Maine with 25 rescue dogs in three RVs.
“Anyone who has ever saved a dog and been rewarded by the dog’s eternal devotion, Read more [...]
Friday, July 17, 6:30 p.m.: “Jupiter Ascending,” Rated PG-13. Join us for the movie, pizza, and drinks!