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Senses and Seasons

This Saturday, November 1st at 10:30

The Lake Sunapee Protective Association is putting on another free program! This time we’ll get to explore the change of seasons with all 5 of our senses!

Seasonal change is the focus for this active, investigation-based program. This program is especially appropriate for children grades K-4, but all ages are welcome!

Senses and seasons poster

Happy Halloween!

Come Trick or Treat at the Library!

Trick or Treat

After School Craft : Halloween Masks!

October 30th, after school from 3:15 to 4

Make a Halloween mask! Start from a jack o’ lantern, or make a masquerade mask.

You can make it scary, shiny, pretty, spooky, or just plain weird (like Miss Mo’s). We have the supplies, and you have the creativity!

Halloween Mask photo

You can even wear your mask tomorrow for Halloween night! Don’t forget to come Trick or Treating at the Children’s Desk before 6:00 on Friday! Halloween is Miss Mo’s favorite holiday, and she doesn’t want to miss a single costume!

Trees are Terrific

Trees are Terrific!
Lake Sunapee Protective Association Free Program for Children
Thursday, Oct. 23rd @ 3:30

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The LSPA will run a fun, informative program to teach us all about Terrific Trees.
Why do we need trees in the forest?
Why do we need trees in town?
Find out Thursday!
Appropriate for elementary school aged children. Please dress for the weather!

Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop………. November 13, 2014 ………. 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Spend an hour with an AARP New Hampshire Health Decisions Educator and learn about health coverage options available during open enrollment and where you can go for resources and assistance in your own community. Whether you have private insurance, Medicare, or no coverage – this workshop is for you!

ACA flyer

Learn to Knit!

The library is hosting a Learn to Knit event for tweens and teens

Tuesday Nov 4th at 3:15. It’s easy when learn how so come learn how!

We’ll even supply the needles and yarn to get you started.


Poetry Group

The Poetry Group will be meeting this Thursday at 7:00
in the first floor oval room. The library has 4 new poetry books
which will be available on Thursday:
  • Blue Horses                         – by Mary Oliver
  • Gabriel  - A Poem                 – by Edward Hirsch
  • I am the Beggar of the World – A collection of Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan
  • The Blue Buick                     – B.H. Fairchild
Hope to see you there!

Edible After School Craft

Tuesday at 3:15

Come make a sweet, sweet after school snack!

All ages welcome! Right here in the library!

Edible craft poster

LEGO Family Fun Day

Don’t miss your chance for the month to build haunted houses, space ships, or headless horsemen with the Library’s giant LEGO collection.

This Saturday, October 18th, from 11-1, is LEGO Day!

Bring your creativity, and don’t miss another month!Lego Club October poster

After School Craft

Come after school on Tuesday to make a pincushion craft! Make one for yourself, or use it to help make your Halloween costume!

Make a pincushion craft on Tuesday the 14th