Library

Mar-Apr 2019| Volume 12, Issue 2

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 (May-June) of this newsletter will be available in early May 2019. We will accept submissions through April 25, 2019 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: April 21st – Easter Sunday

Upcoming Events at the Library

Museum Passes Available at Your Library

Your library has more to offer than just books and movies! You can get free or reduced admission to local museums including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the New England Aquarium, Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth, Children’s Museum in Dover, Seacoast Science Center in Rye, the Currier Museum of Art and the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center.

Call ahead or come in to the library to get a pass for your next museum visit.

Upcoming Events at the Library

Story time continues on Friday mornings from 11:15 – 11:45 am, with a new story and craft each week!

Children's Yoga – 4 pm every Tuesday

Our Children’s Yoga series continues, taught by Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Leah Pacione! This program is a great way to introduce kids to yoga, or allow them to continue a healthy habit. Each session is a bit different than the last, tailored to the interests of participants and sometimes taking on playful themes. Just show up in comfortable clothes, ready to stretch and have fun!

March 5: Friends of the Library – 7 pm

New members are always welcome; help support your Library!

March 6: Knitting & Handwork Group – 6:30 pm

Bring your knitting projects, cross stitch, embroidery, crocheting, hand-quilting, etc. to socialize and share ideas with other local crafters. All levels of experience welcome!

March 7: Rock Painting – 4-7 pm

Drop in for a rock-painting event – all ages welcome! Paint a rock to keep, give away or hide around town for Epping Rocks. We’ll have the painting supplies ready – bring a few favorite rocks to transform!

March 9: 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 therapy dog that doesn't judge.

March 9: Irish Harp Concert with Regina Delaney – 3 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early by taking a musical trip to Ireland with harpist Regina Delaney. She will be performing the traditional music of Ireland on her harp and also with dance and poetry. There will be lovely ballads, plaintive songs and toe tapping jigs and reels. If you had the chance to see her last year at the library, you’ll remember what a wonderful show this is!

March 13: Great Gardens – Pruning, Part I: the Basics – 6:30 pm

March 19: Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group – 7 pm

The Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group will meet to discuss “River of Darkness” by Rennie Airth.

March 26: Contemporary Book Group – 7 pm

The Contemporary Book Group will meet to discuss “The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin.

April 2: Friends of the Library – 7 pm

New members are always welcome; help support your Library!

April 3: Knitting & Handwork Group – 6:30 pm

Bring your knitting projects, cross stitch, embroidery, crocheting, hand-quilting, etc. to socialize and share ideas with other local crafters. All levels of experience welcome!

April 4: Rock Painting – 4-7 pm

Drop in for a rock-painting event – all ages welcome! Paint a rock to keep, give away or hide around town for Epping Rocks. We’ll have the painting supplies ready – bring a few favorite rocks to transform!

April 6: Great Gardens – Pruning, Part II: Field Session – 10:00 am-12:00 pm

April 13: 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.

April 23: Learn Your Butterflies – 11 am

During April vacation get to know your butterflies with Naturalist Jerry Schneider. Jerry brings displays of butterflies, moths and cocoons, plus wonderful pictures of local butterflies. Learn lots of fun facts like: the difference between butterflies and moths, where the Monarchs go every fall and winter, what to plant in gardens to attract butterflies, plus interesting characteristics of butterflies (did you know that they taste with their feet?). The second half of the program is a creative T-shirt craft – make your own colorful butterfly shirt! Kids may purchase a shirt for $4.00, or bring their own to use for the craft.

April 16: Dusty Olde Mystery Group – 7 pm

April 21: Closed: Easter Sunday

April 23: Contemporary Book Group – 7 pm

The Library will hold Sewing Lessons on Thursday afternoons, taught by Miss Eva. Reservations are required as there will only be room for two students per session. Please contact the Library to sign up for a lesson.

All events are free and open to the public. Contact us with any questions at 603-734-4587 or at harvmitch@gmail.com. Look for more upcoming events on Instagram @hmmlibrary and at http://www.facebook.com/eppinglibrary.