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July 17, 2013

Plaistow library dives into summer reading

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PLAISTOW — Thomas Cullen recently donated an AWE Literacy Computer Station and a room rug to the children’s section. The computer is up and running; kids may sign up with Miss Nancy for a 30-minute session to try it out.

Celebrate Summer Reading Week Five’s “Dive In” theme with three fun-filled events relating to all things under the sea. On Tuesday, July 30, girls ages 3 to 12 may join Jessica Callahan for “Fishtails & Mermaid Braids,” to create mermaid hairdos, braids and a hair-tool craft.

Then “Dig Into the Deep Sea; Fish Aren’t Afraid of the Dark” presented by the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire takes place Wednesday, July 31, at 11 a.m. Dig into the darkest depths of the deep blue sea and explore why some creatures glow. Look at specimens, vibrant images and videos of animals, do science experiments and a take-home glowing-creature activity. Designed for ages 4 to 10, though all ages are welcome.

Miss Nancy’s weekly SRP program “Dive In” meets at 2 p.m. on Aug. 1 for under the sea crafts and activities. These programs are intended for those enrolled in the Plaistow Public Library Summer Reading Program; register in advance as space is limited.

Visit the library July 31 for this week’s family movie relating to the under-the-sea theme. The movie begins at 5:45 p.m. and refreshments will be served. Registration is required. All ages welcome.

The next “Dear Teen Me” Book Club will be held Aug. 6 from 6 to 7 p.m. for grades 9 to 12. This is a required reading selection for all Tiberlane Regional High School students this summer. Cara Marsh, youth services assistant, assists students with timelines for completing the required assignments associated with the reading.

Refreshments will be served. Registration is recommended.

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