Grades 2 & 3 Book Group

51Jf9XmJUsLMonday November 3, 2014
6:00 PM until 7:00 PM


The assigned reading for this program is Star Jumper: Journal of a Cardboard Genius by Frank Asch.  We plan to be making things from our own imaginations, so feel free to send your child with some cardboard boxes if you have some to spare.

This group is for students in grades 2 and 3 only.  Please note that, in order to help me to plan materials and snacks,  you will need to register them for each session that they can attend. If s/he cannot attend this month, or at any other time, extra copies of out books can be found in the J Fic section of our library which is located just outside of the Children’s Room.

Morning Book Group

Thursday November 13, 2014

!0:00 – 11:00 AM

This month’s selection is The Tender Bar by J. R. Moehringer

“J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: It was the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who disappeared before J.R. spoke his first words. As a boy, J.R. would press his ear to a clock radio, straining to hear in that resonant voice the secrets of masculinity, and the keys to his own identity. J.R.’s mother was his world, his anchor, but he needed something else, something more, something he couldn’t name. So he turned to the bar on the corner, a grand old New York saloon that was a sanctuary for all types of men — cops and poets, actors and lawyers, gamblers and stumblebums.” Publisher Description

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers always welcome.

 

 

 

 

Teen Craft: Felt Skeleton Dolls

skellyTuesday October 28, 2014
3:00 PM until 4:30 PM


Create a cute little skelly out of felt!  All materials provided.  This craft requires hand-sewing.

Open to teens in grades 6-12. Register online or at the library.

 


Location: AV Room

Evening Book Group

Tuesday October 28, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM


Our selection for discussion is Sue Monk Kidd’s novel The Invention of Wings.

“The story follows Hetty “Handful” Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah’s eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. “The Invention of Wings” follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined”– Publisher Description.

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers welcome.

Join the Teen Advisory Group

Do you want to help decide which books the library buys for the teen section?  Maybe you have an idea for a club or event?  Join Katie on the 1st Thursday each month, from 3:30-4:30 to discuss books, manga, comic books, and ideas for library events.  You’ll have a chance to read reviews of upcoming books and offer suggestions.

This group is for teens in grades 6-12.

Taking your driver’s test soon?

permitpracticeThe library now has access to practice tests for the DMV test!

http://wml.driving-tests.org/new-hampshire/

This is a free service and not associated with or sanctioned by the State of NH. Patrons are encouraged to verify all answers with the official Driver’s Manual: http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/forms/documents/nhdm.pdf

We also have access to other practice tests and study materials for almost any test you might need to take: GED, SAT, AP, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and more via the Learning Express Library.

You will need your library barcode and PIN to access our databases from home. Please call us or stop in to create your PIN if you don’t have one yet.

Knit 1, Crochet 2

1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month
6:30 PM until 8:30 PM


Are you looking for other yarn addicts? Do your Monday nights seem dull? Look no further! Join us for a drop-in stitch-fest on the 1st Monday of each month.  Bring your project in & be inspired; if you’re a beginner, your local craft store can help you select a project & requisite supplies. There will be no formal instruction but ‘knitwits’ are a helpful bunch and love indoctrinating the uninitiated into the cult of knitting.


Location: Keyes Meeting Room

PAWS to Read

yorkie-112087_640Saturday November 8, 2014
10:30 AM until 12:00 PM


Read to a DOG? Not just any dog….

Certified Therapy Pets are a wonderful way to encourage reluctant readers and children having difficulties with reading to become more confident in their ability to read.

For those children who cannot yet read on their own, parents & caregivers are invited to read with their children. In order to guarantee your spot, you must register for each session.

Registered children should arrive during the advertised time span and will read to the dog of their choice for approximately 15-20 mins.

Check our online calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Open House: The Future of the Wadleigh Library

Open House OCT 2014

Morning Book Group

Thursday November 13, 2014

!0:00 – 11:00 AM

This month’s selection is The Tender Bar by J. R. Moehringer

“J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: It was the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who disappeared before J.R. spoke his first words. As a boy, J.R. would press his ear to a clock radio, straining to hear in that resonant voice the secrets of masculinity, and the keys to his own identity. J.R.’s mother was his world, his anchor, but he needed something else, something more, something he couldn’t name. So he turned to the bar on the corner, a grand old New York saloon that was a sanctuary for all types of men — cops and poets, actors and lawyers, gamblers and stumblebums.” Publisher Description

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers always welcome.

 

 

 

 

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