Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone density deteriorates as part of the normal aging process. Nine out of 10 women over the age of 75 have it and one out of four women over the age of 45 has it. Six million men are also affected. Osteoporosis is the cause of 1.3 million fractures a year and the costs associated with this are estimated to be $20 billion dollars annually.
So what can you do? Join a Bone Builders class and start increasing your bone density!
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The last April matinee will be on Tuesday, April 26, at 1:30 p.m. when the library will show The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
According to Amazon reviewer J. Ervin, “The Revenant, meaning a person who has returned, tells the story of exactly that. A man is brought to the brink of death, fueled not so much by the will to survive as much as the need for revenge. Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) is an almost ethereal and other worldly character traveling the mystic world of the early Read more [...]
Infant Program: Monday, April 11th 10 a.m. Infants and their caregivers enjoy music, songs and age-appropriate toys.
Story Time: Mondays 10 a.m., Tuesdays 1:30 p.m., Thursdays 3:30 p.m.
Lego Club: Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.
** There will be No Story Times during the week of April School Vacation!
Family Movie: Open Season: Scared Silly, on Wednesday, April 27, 2:00 p.m. The movie is rated PG and popcorn and drinks will be provided!
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The Book Discussion Group will meet on Wednesday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss NPR host David Greene’s Midnight in Siberia.
As described on the book’s jacket, Midnight in Siberia “chronicles David Greene’s journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway, a 6,000-mile cross-country trip from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok. . .In towns sprinkled across the country’s snowy landscape, Greene speaks with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet years. Read more [...]
Abigail Downey, a freshman at Pembroke Academy and a teen volunteer, has four pieces of beautiful art work on display in the library by the craft room Stop by and see her amazing art!
Meet the Artist Judy Palfrey
Artist Judy Palfrey’s watercolor paintings are currently on display at the library until May 7. Judy has made a lifetime career of creating. Her love for painting emerged in elementary school when she won her first painting contest with her painting of a robin which was put on the cover of her school magazine.
She attended Penn State to study Interior Design and Early Childhood, graduating with a BS in Home Economics.
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On display currently in the display cases are unique salt and pepper shakers collected by resident Henry B. Nichols of Epsom. He has gathered them over the years from a variety of places. They also will be on display until May 7.
Save the dates for another program presented by the CRVNA, “A Matter of Balance,” which will be held at the Epsom Library Wednesdays, from June 23 – August 11, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon.
If you have a fear of falling, this is the class for you! Registration is required, and you may come in the library or call to sign up.
Special thanks to Heather Bowes for another great children’s cooking class! The children learned a lot about chocolate and, of course, enjoyed tasting the chocolate samples. Also to Monday volunteers Mary Ann Woodbury and Fran Marchand
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Breakfast:”
Thank you to everyone who helped with the storytime breakfast! Our cooks: Betsy Bosiak, Carole Brown, Delia Hiley, and Nancy Claris; teen volunteers, Abigail Downey, Mary Nericcio and Mike Nericcio; and guest reader, Read more [...]
Save the date: Our first program in May will be on Wednesday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m. when Theresa Fersch will give her illustrated program of hiking 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago in Spain through the Pyrenees.
Mrs. Benner would like to thanks all our wonderful volunteers who help in the library with children’s programs, including Dylan Lehrhaup, our Toddler Time teacher; Heather Bowes, Children’s Cooking Class instructor; Nancy Zink-Mailloux, Infant Program; and Fran Marchand and Mary Ann Woodbury.
The Epsom Public Library Trustees will meet on Monday, May 2, at 6:30 pm.