Library

Nov-Dec 2017 | Volume 10, Issue 6

 

 

Newsletter Schedule

Have we missed your group or event? Please let us know. Our purpose is to include as many Epping groups and events as possible.

The next issue (Jan-Feb) of this newsletter will be available in early Jan 2018. We will accept submissions through December 21, 2017 to be included in the next issue. Please send your content, including contact information, for consideration by using the CONTACT US section of our web site or by emailing us.

Harvey Mitchell Memorial Library

Epping's Public Library
151 Main Street, Epping

734-4587 (Adult Dept.)
679-5944 (Children’s Dept.)
679-5884 (Fax)

harvmitch@gmail.com
www.eppinglibrary.com
Youth Dept. e-mail: hmmlyouth@gmail.com
Youth Dept. Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/eppinglibrary

Hours: Monday, Friday – 10 - 5
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 – 8
Saturday – 10 - 2
Sunday – 12 noon - 4

Closed: November 11th – Veterans’ Day
November 23rd, 24th – Thanksgiving
December 24th, 25th – Christmas
Open later December 23rd 10 am-4 pm

Upcoming Events at the Library

November 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12: Children's Yoga – 4 pm

Bring the little ones to our popular yoga series, taught by Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Leah Pacione! Mats are provided, or you're welcome to bring your own. Thursdays in September at 4 pm.

November 3: Movie Night- Spider-Man: Homecoming - 6:30 pm

Catch the new Spider-Man movie at our free showing! “Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.” Rated PG-13

November 4: Paws to Read –10:30 am-12:30 pm

Leon returns to the library for a Paws to Read program! Children of all ages are invited to spend 20-minute sessions reading out loud to Leon in order to build confidence and have fun reading in the company of a black lab therapy dog that doesn't judge. Registration in advance is recommended.

November 7: Josh Judge Book Reading – 7 pm

Written by meteorologist Josh Judge from WMUR, Be Nice to the Weather Guy is a new humorous picture book that re-imagines the classic poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and throws in some Dr. Seuss for good measure! Of course the weather plays a central role in all the fun. Join us for a special reading by the author and a chance to meet (and be nice to) the weather guy!

November 10: SPCA Story Time – 11:15 am

The SPCA is making a visit to the library for a special story time, featuring several animal friends-- come see what cute creatures they bring this time! We ask that children and adults bring something to donate to the SPCA, such as a can of cat or dog food, dry food, etc.

November 14: Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group Movie Night

The Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group will be going to see Murder on the Orient Express for their first movie night on Tuesday, November 14th! They're planning on a show time around 7:00 pm. After the movie, anyone interested can join them back at the library to discuss the book and enjoy some tea and crumpets. 

November 17Skywatch: Leonid Meteor Shower – 7 pm

Come see the Leonid Meteor shower at its peak during this special community Skywatch! Occurring annually, this particular shower will have great visibility because interfering light from the moon will be limited. The New Hampshire Astronomical Society will generously bring equipment for us to use to take a closer look. A short presentation, "What's Up in Tonight's Sky" will take place at 7 pm, then we’ll head outside to see for ourselves!
For more information on the meteor shower, visit: https://www.space.com/34500-leonid-meteor-shower-guide.html. For more information on NHAS skywatches, visit: http://nhastro.com/skywatch.php.

November 21Classic Book Group – 7 pm

Join in the newest book group at HMML! We’ll kick off the classics with Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Copies are available at the library. 

December 1Holiday Party - Musical Storytelling with Odds Bodkin  – 6 pm

Join us for an evening of music, stories and refreshments to celebrate the holiday season, for all ages. Odds Bodkin performs his compelling Holiday Tales from Around the World with vivid character voices, sound effects and original live music on 12-string guitars and Celtic harp. The Winter Cherries, an Arthurian legend, tells the tale of an old knight who journeys to the King's castle with a rare gift that grows in the depths of winter. The Generous Man is a compassionate Chanukkah tale that explores the true meaning of generosity. The Christmas Cobwebs, an endearing German folktale filled with upbeat music and a catchy sing-along song, tells how a family's loss of all their possessions brings forth a miracle. Enjoy this fantastic journey into the realm of pure imagination entertainment! 

December 9Paws to Read –10:30 am-12:30 pm

Leon returns to the library for a Paws to Read program! Children of all ages are invited to spend 20-minute sessions reading out loud to Leon in order to build confidence and have fun reading in the company of a black lab therapy dog that doesn't judge. Registration in advance is recommended. 

December 19: Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group Cookie Exchange - 7pm 

The Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group  will be holding their annual cookie exchange at the library. If you plan on attending, please let the library know so that everyone bakes enough cookies.