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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 »

 

Book Sale

The library will hold a book sale April 11 – 18.  Donations of clean books, audio books, and DVDs in good condition may be dropped off starting on April 4 during regular library hours. Please do not leave donations outdoors. The Library does not accept donations of encyclopedias, textbooks, Readers’ Digest condensed books, or VHS tapes.

Basket Class

            The Epsom Public Library is offering a basket class taught by Betsy Bosiak on Saturday, March 21 from 9 am until your basket is finished. The basket is a square gardening basket, approximately 12” x 12”. The cost of materials is $15 which includes a pizza lunch. Reservations are required and space is limited. You may sign up for the class on the sheet at the front desk of the library or by calling the library at 736-9920.

Family Movies

On Wednesday, April 8, at 2:30 p.m., the library will show Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, rated PG. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.  This is an early release day for ECS. Another family movie, Song of the Sea, rated PG, will be shown on Tuesday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Read more [...]

Vision Screening

On Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to noon, the Epsom-Chichester Lions Club will offer FREE Vision Screenings with the new SpotScreener device to any children from 6 months to 12 years old. Children will be checked for far-sightedness, astigmatism, and “lazy eye.”  Parents/caregivers will have an instant report with the results to take to your eye professional’s office.  The screening takes only a few minutes.

Basket Class

The Epsom Public Library is offering a basket class taught by Betsy Bosiak on Saturday, April 25 starting at 9. a.m. The class will run for four hours.  Participants will be making a small rectangular basket which is on display at the library. The cost of materials is $15 which includes a pizza lunch. This class is not for beginners and reservations are required.  Space is limited to eight people. You may sign up for the class on the sheet at the front desk of the library or by calling the library Read more [...]

Mother/Daughter Book Club

The Mother/Daughter Book Club will meet on Tuesday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Jodi Picoult’s My Sister’s Keeper.

Book Discussion Group

Book Club will meet on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Americanah byNgozi Adichie.  Americanah is a wonderful epic saga of love, hair, blogs, racism in America, and life in Nigeria. It takes place over a period of about 15 years and is primarily about a Nigerian woman named Ifemelu and her first love, Obinze. The word Americanah refers to a person who returns to Nigeria after time abroad. The main part of the story takes place in a hair salon in Trenton, New Jersey. Ifemelu is on a Read more [...]

“Easy Herbs for Scent and Flavor”

Itching to do some gardening after this long winter?  Please join us on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00 p.m. when Master Gardener Ruth Axelrod will present, “Easy Herbs for Scent and Flavor.” Herbs are some of the easiest and most care-free plants for home gardening.  Grouped in an herb garden, grown in containers or scattered throughout ornamental beds, they can be used fresh or be preserved for the cold season.  They also make wonderful, inexpensive, sought-after gifts for family and friends. In Read more [...]

Tuesday Matinee

Tuesday Movie Matinee returns on Tuesday, April 28, at 2:00 p.m. with the film, “The Imitation Game.” “Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. (Written by Studio Canal)

Artist Exhibit – Susan Lirakis

Susan Lirakis’ 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. The exhibit will run February 28 – April 11.

Trustees Meeting

The Epsom Public Library Trustees will meet on Monday, April 6, at 6:30 pm.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

The Friends of the Library sends a big THANK YOU! to all our bakers and patrons for supporting our bake sale on Election Day. The sale was a huge success, and the funds will help support various programs at the library for both adults and children. We appreciate your support and hope you all enjoyed the “goodies!” The next meeting of the Friends will be Thursday, April 2, at 7:00 p.m.

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