EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 25, 2013

Kingston Library has a lot of fun planned

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — KINGSTON — Kingston Community Library invites students to come in Thursday, Oct. 3, after school for a fun-filled program about rocks, gems, and geology, presented by the Seacoast Science Center.

This program has activities that will teach children types of rocks, classifying rocks and how rocks are made. Each child attending will receive a free admission pass to the Seacoast Science Center, as well as a bookmark.

The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., is recommended for children in Grades 1-5. Signup is required.

Join two frightful Halloween events in one on Friday, Oct. 25, at 4:30 p.m.

It’s the Halloween Party and Family Movie Night. Have your face painted by Kimberly Connell from the Painted Pineta. Trick-or-treat around the library with book characters. Make some fun Halloween crafts.

Bring food, take food at the Potluck Dinner. All followed by a screening of “ParaNorman,” rated PG, to start at 5:30 p.m.

Parents are encouraged to bring a spooky potluck dish. Contact Miss Sue at childrensprogram@kingston-library.org to sign up potluck dishes. All ages are welcome.

Join Master Kelly from Alpha Tae-Kwon-Do and Fitness for a lesson in self-defense on Saturday, Oct. 26, at noon.

Children will have a lesson in basic kicking, punching, stances and self-defense. Master Kelly and five of her students will demonstrate these techniques and all participants will have a go at breaking a board.

Bring a water bottle and wear loose clothes. This is for ages 6 to 12, and signup is required.

Story time fun continues with Book Babies, a story time for children ages birth to 36 months. This meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m. until Dec. 16. Preschool story meets on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. with a story and crafts.

The Friends of the Library are selling Kingston Community T-shirts for $14 for adults and $12 for kids. They also sell Imagine More reusable bags for $2.50 at the library. Stop in to make a purchase.

Do you get magazines sent you your home? Do you get special subscription offers to send free or discounted subscriptions to friends? Why not send one to the library?

The library now receive several magazines thanks to the generosity of community members who sign it up for a gift subscription. Anyone interested in sending the library a free or gift subscription can call 642-3521.

Stay up-to-date on library happenings and services by visiting kingston-library.org or checking the library out on Facebook. They are also on Twitter at Kingston Library @imaginemoreKCL. Call 642-3521.