2015 MARKS THE 70TH anniversary of the end of World War II, and with Memorial Day just around the corner, the library has invited ‘Ramblin’ Richard who will entertain us with “Songs and Stories of World War II -- Popular Wartime Songs and Their Stories You didn’t Know.”
Focusing on the years 1930 to 1945, he revisits the popular songs from this special period and tells the fascinating and largely unknown stories about them. For instance, what popular WWII era song was a top hit Read more [...]
The Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 20, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Michael Golay’s America 1933. Golay, a history teacher at Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH, gives an in-depth look at the Depression through the eyes of Lorena Hickok. A reporter, Lorena was later hired by FDR’s right-hand man, Harry Hopkins, to travel throughout the country to obtain first-hand information on deplorable conditions.
Author Amy Wilentz calls the book “a vivid and event-filled snapshot of a pivotal year during Read more [...]
On Tuesday, May 26, from 11:00 a.m. to noon, the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation, “A Healthy Life for Me!” at the library.
While not all illness is avoidable, many challenges associated with ongoing health conditions can be overcome by eating right, exercising, and taking care of yourself. No matter how old you are, caring for your body has enormous benefits that help you stay active, manage health problems, and increase your energy.
To Read more [...]
On Tuesday, May 26, at 7:00 p.m., we will show Selma. The movie chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965 when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.
The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson’s signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. (Amazon) Read more [...]
Currently on display at the library is a selection of paintings by members of Loudon Village Arts: Martha Butterfield, Frank Curatolo, Edna Greenfield, Ken Krzewick, Frank Moulin, Dick Pratt, and Anthony Williams.
A vibrant exhibit by a multi-talented group, the show includes works in oil, acrylics, pastels, and watercolors in a wide range of subject matter, and is the perfect welcome to the long-anticipated spring.
The exhibit runs through May 30 and may be viewed during Read more [...]
The next meeting of the Friends of the Library will be May 18, at 7 p.m. at the library. New members are always welcome.
The Epsom Public Library Trustees will meet on Monday, June 1, at 6:30 pm.
Today’s best-seller lists are dominated by series fiction. Almost every popular author has created a series character, each with a loyal following. A series may be only two or three books or twenty books, as long as they are the same character.
eSequels.com is the premier online guide to series fiction. It is one of the most helpful and widely-used databases for readers. You can search it by author, title, character, location, subject, and keyword. It includes only adult series novels. Read more [...]
To make room on our shelves for new books, we occasionally “weed out: books that have not seen much usage. Generally, the books are added to our semi-annual sales. We are trying something new – displaying the book on a cart down the hall near the rest rooms. Take a look and “help yourself.” Money donations would be accepted towards the purchase of new books
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Mondays at 10 am, Tuesdays at 1:30 pm and Thursdays at 3:30 pm. November themes include hibernation, Thanksgiving and turkeys