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January 8, 2014

Kingston library has a full month planned

KINGSTON — Head to Kingston Community Library for a film viewing and discussion of “Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.

This is an epic journey across nine countries and more than 1,400 years of history. Professors Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair of Virginia Commonwealth University will lead this film discussio,n touching on themes and the stories behind many great masterworks of Islamic art and architecture.

Stop by the library for the Lego Challenge Club on Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Kids, ages 7 and up, can participate in building challenges that test their creativity and ingenuity to win prizes. The club will meet again Jan. 24 at the same time.

Join the N.H. Audubon Society to learn about a cross section of native amphibians in their program, “Fabulous Frogs!” Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m.

Discover which frog species live in New Hampshire and learn about their anatomy, life cycle, and listen to their calls. Then, take a close-up look at several native frogs and try to guess who’s who. This will be a great experience for children in grades pre-K to 8. Signup is required.

Taking time to have a regular family night is a great way to create lasting memories.Meet in the library meeting room for screenings of newly released DVDs. Bring a potluck snack to share; popcorn will be provided. This month, watch “Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs 2,” rated PG, on Friday, Jan. 31, 5:30 p.m.

Story time fun continues. Book Babies, a story time for children from birth to 36 months meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time is on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 3 to 5. Check the children’s webpage for updates or schedule changes.

Stay up-to-date on library happenings and services by visiting kingston-library.org or check on Facebook. The library is on Twitter, @imaginemoreKCL. Call 642-3521.

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