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Teen Interactive Movie: Princess Bride

Monday February 26, 2018
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Enjoy this classic movie in a whole new way! Enjoy treats along with the characters and repeat those favorite lines. Costumes encouraged!
This program is for teens in grades 6-12.

Location: Keyes Meeting Room

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on

Monday, February 19

in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Discovering New England Stone Walls

Wednesday March 7, 2018
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM

Why are we so fascinated with stone walls? Kevin Gardner, author of The Granite Kiss, explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, the ways in which they and other dry stone structures were built, how their styles emerged and changed over time and their significance to the famous New England landscape. Along the way, Kevin occupies himself building a miniature wall or walls on a tabletop, using tiny stones from a five-gallon bucket.

Kevin Gardner is a writer, teacher, tradesman, and a lifelong resident of Hopkinton, NH. He has been a stone wall builder for forty years, and is the author of The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls, as well as poetry, songs, and essays.

This program is funded by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities.

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