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HARTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Hartland Public Library Trustees met on Wednesday, October 4th and welcomed new board member, John Clark. The board finalized the program for the upcoming Open House and Volunteer/Trustee recognition celebration which will be held on Saturday, October 28th from 2 to 4 PM. All are welcomed to attend, especially the towns of Hartland and St. Albans. Take some time to stop by the library to browse the latest list of DVD’s added to the collection including, Air Buddies, Broken City, Code:Breaker, The Dead Walking, Dune, Dying of the Light, Everything is Illuminated, Get Smart, Hindsight, Into the West, It Comes at Night, The Last Treasure Hunt, Ocean's Thirteen, plus many more. Sign-up to be part of a new “Friends” group at the Library located at 16 Mill Street in Hartland.
SIMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
The Simpson Memorial Library in Carmel Village will hold a Baby Story Hour (at a new time) on Tuesday, October 17th at 1:30 PM. This program is for children up to age 3 with their caregivers and will feature a fast paced 30 minute program of music, stories, rhymes and songs. Baby Story Hour will be held the third Tuesday of each month. The library is located on 8 Plymouth Road in Carmel.
NEWPORT CULTURAL CENTER
Storytime to the Rescue will be held on Friday, October 20th at 10 AM at the Newport Cultural Center (NCC). Join the group for a firefighter-themed story time event. Local heroes, Newport firefighters, will be the special story time guests. The NCC’s firefighter friends will be reading some stories and talking to the group about their jobs. There will be an opportunity to see a real fire truck. This is a great opportunity to talk to kids about fire safety, and get the answers to any questions you may have.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow with the Frogtown Puppeteers will be at the Newport Cultural Center (NCC) on Friday, October 20th at 6 PM. The Frogtown Puppet Theatre will perform “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. This spooky show features the likes of the Headless Horseman, Brom Bones, Ichabod Crane, and Katrina. The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers will use 20 hand-crafted mouth and rod puppets, as well as some shadow puppetry. The show will be held at the NCC on 154 Main Street. For more information contact 368-5074.
Mary Lawrence, Buxton resident and author of the “Bianca Goddard Mysteries,” will visit the Newport Cultural Center (NCC) on Saturday, October 21st at 11 AM. Mary Lawrence is the author of the Bianca Goddard Mysteries which are set in Tudor, London in the final years of Henry VIII’s reign. Book 1, “The Alchemist’s Daughter,” was released in April, 2015 and was followed by book 2, “Death of an Alchemist” in 2016. Book 3, “Death at St. Vedast,” came out in January of 2017. Books will be on hand for purchase and book signing will be available. The NCC is located at 154 Main Street in Newport. For more information contact 368-5074.