Sandown Public Library

305 Main Street; P.O.Box 580 | Sandown, NH 03873
603-887-3428

Monday January 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MEETING

The Friends of the Sandown Public Library meet every other month.  If you want to learn more about the Friends and what they do, please feel free to drop-in.  The Friends help to fundraise money for programs and special requests that are not covered under the normal library operating budget. 

Interested in being a Friend, and supporting the library?  We welcome new members (and you don't have to come to the meetings to support this group).  Fill out this form and return to the library.  Friends Membership Form

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

The Friends of the Sandown Public Library meet every other month.  If you want to learn more about the Friends and what they do, please feel free to drop-in.  The Friends help to fundraise money for programs and special requests that are not covered under the normal library operating budget. 

Interested in being a Friend, and supporting the library?  We welcome new members (and you don't have to come to the meetings to support this group).  Fill out this form and return to the library.  Friends Membership Form

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Tuesday January 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGOS AND MORE (Ages 6+)

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program. No worries if your child can't make it, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for kids to meet new friends with similar interests.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program. No worries if your child can't make it, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for kids to meet new friends with similar interests.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Thursday January 30, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
FOOD SCIENCE (Ages 6+)

*NOTE CHANGE IN DATE. This program was postponed from the original date of Jan. 16.

Do you love science and experiments?  Do you like food?  If you are 6 years and older, come join us the 3rd Thursday of the month for a fun-filled, STEAM-focused, hands-on activity using food.  

This Food Science program will be based on a dragon theme since January 16 is "Appreciate A Dragon Day".  

Registration is required so we can make sure we have enough supplies for everyone. Registration closes at 9PM on 1/29. You can call the library to see if there are any available spots.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

*NOTE CHANGE IN DATE. This program was postponed from the original date of Jan. 16.

Do you love science and experiments?  Do you like food?  If you are 6 years and older, come join us the 3rd Thursday of the month for a fun-filled, STEAM-focused, hands-on activity using food.  

This Food Science program will be based on a dragon theme since January 16 is "Appreciate A Dragon Day".  

Registration is required so we can make sure we have enough supplies for everyone. Registration closes at 9PM on 1/29. You can call the library to see if there are any available spots.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Saturday February 1, 2020
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
DROP-IN WORD GAMES

 Come play with us!  Did you know word games, like Scrabble and Bananagrams are great for activating your brain!  Using language and word finding forces the brain to exercise and be active, just like our regular muscles.  Come "exercise" with us and join us for a fun and entertaining way to improve your vocabulary, word usage, reading and comprehension.

This is a drop-in program, so no registration is required.  Bring friends and family members for a friendly competition.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

 Come play with us!  Did you know word games, like Scrabble and Bananagrams are great for activating your brain!  Using language and word finding forces the brain to exercise and be active, just like our regular muscles.  Come "exercise" with us and join us for a fun and entertaining way to improve your vocabulary, word usage, reading and comprehension.

This is a drop-in program, so no registration is required.  Bring friends and family members for a friendly competition.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Monday February 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
MONDAY MORNING MYSTERY BOOK CLUB

Are you a mystery reader?  Looking for some new authors or a chance to read a favorite one?  Join us the 1st Monday of the month to discuss the monthy book choice.

2020 Book List - click on this to give you the list of books for the year.

Books are available to pick up at the library.  Please register so we have enough copies of the books available.

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  603-887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Room

Are you a mystery reader?  Looking for some new authors or a chance to read a favorite one?  Join us the 1st Monday of the month to discuss the monthy book choice.

2020 Book List - click on this to give you the list of books for the year.

Books are available to pick up at the library.  Please register so we have enough copies of the books available.

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  603.887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
KIDS KRAFT (Ages 6-10)

Come and craft with us! 

We will be making Pikachu Valentine's Day cards.  

Registration is required.  Registration will close at 9:00 PM on Sunday, 2/2.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come and craft with us! 

We will be making Pikachu Valentine's Day cards.  

Registration is required.  Registration will close at 9:00 PM on Sunday, 2/2.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Tuesday February 4, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


Wednesday February 5, 2020
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
BOOK - 2 - MOVIE

IS the BOOK  always BETTER ?  The first Thursday of each month, we watch a movie based on a book and have a discussion comparing them. Books for the next gathering are always available on movie viewing night. 

This is open every month to anyone who wants to join the discussion and watch the movie.

PLEASE NOTE  DAY OF THE WEEK CHANGE FOR FEBRUARY ONLY.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

IS the BOOK  always BETTER ?  The first Thursday of each month, we watch a movie based on a book and have a discussion comparing them. Books for the next gathering are always available on movie viewing night. 

This is open every month to anyone who wants to join the discussion and watch the movie.

PLEASE NOTE  DAY OF THE WEEK CHANGE FOR FEBRUARY ONLY.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
PJ STORYTIME

Come and join us for PJ Storytime.  Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come and join us for PJ Storytime.  Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday February 6, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DROP-IN TECH THURSDAY

Need assistance with your device or have questions on how to download or use one of the library's online resources?  This is a drop-in program so no registration is required.  However, if you have something specific you want to do, please call the library, 887-3428, or email Deb at director@sandownlibrary.us so we can best prepare for your visit.

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Need assistance with your device or have questions on how to download or use one of the library's online resources?  This is a drop-in program so no registration is required.  However, if you have something specific you want to do, please call the library, 887-3428, or email Deb at director@sandownlibrary.us so we can best prepare for your visit.

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Monday February 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
MESSY MONDAYS (Ages 2-5)

Looking for something to do with your child?  Join us for a child-centered, creative exploration.  Art, science and crafts will all be incorporated into this program and you can leave the mess for us!  We will provide aprons, but please dress your child in clothing that can get messy. 

This group is limited to 12 children and registration is required. 

Today's Program: MELTING SNOWPEOPLE

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Looking for something to do with your child?  Join us for a child-centered, creative exploration.  Art, science and crafts will all be incorporated into this program and you can leave the mess for us!  We will provide aprons, but please dress your child in clothing that can get messy. 

This group is limited to 12 children and registration is required. 

Today's Program: MELTING SNOWPEOPLE

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
COLOR FUN (Ages 6+)

Do you love to color?  Want to get together and do something with your friends?   Drop-in on the second Monday of the month and have fun coloring.  We provide all the materials.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Do you love to color?  Want to get together and do something with your friends?   Drop-in on the second Monday of the month and have fun coloring.  We provide all the materials.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday February 11, 2020
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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
DROP-IN: BUILD WITH US

Drop-in and build with us.  We will have multiple types of materials to build with.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Drop-in and build with us.  We will have multiple types of materials to build with.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGOS AND MORE (Ages 6+)

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program.  If your child can't make it, no worries, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for your child to create a network of kids with the same interests.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program.  If your child can't make it, no worries, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for your child to create a network of kids with the same interests.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
TUESDAY FLIX

Come join us for our monthly movie series.  This is a great program to get together with a friend or "date." 

Tonight's showing:   JEXI       .                                       

Registration is required.  Pizza is available, with a suggested $1.00 donation per slice.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Come join us for our monthly movie series.  This is a great program to get together with a friend or "date." 

Tonight's showing:   JEXI       .                                       

Registration is required.  Pizza is available, with a suggested $1.00 donation per slice.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


Wednesday February 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

Giving blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a huge difference in the lives of others! Join us today to give the gift of life at the Red Cross Bus. The bus will be in the library parking.  Appointments are encouraged so you avoid waiting.  To pick your preferred time, go to redcrossblood.org. Use the sponsor code, SANDOWNLIBRARY to locate our blood drive. Or click here to go right to the registration page. After your donation, stop into the library to pick up your thank-you snack.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Library Parking Lot

Giving blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a huge difference in the lives of others! Join us today to give the gift of life at the Red Cross Bus. The bus will be in the library parking.  Appointments are encouraged so you avoid waiting.  To pick your preferred time, go to redcrossblood.org. Use the sponsor code, SANDOWNLIBRARY to locate our blood drive. Or click here to go right to the registration page. After your donation, stop into the library to pick up your thank-you snack.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Library Parking Lot

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: COOKBOOK CLUB

Do you like to cook and try new recipes?  Join us for our monthly gathering where we make various recipes from different chefs, cooking methods, ethnic or regional areas or other new ways to cook.  The library will have the cookbooks for people to check out.

2020 List of "Themes"

We use Sign-up Genius for registration so we can see what others are cooking up!  There is a limit of 12 participants.
 

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Do you like to cook and try new recipes?  Join us for our monthly gathering where we make various recipes from different chefs, cooking methods, ethnic or regional areas or other new ways to cook.  The library will have the cookbooks for people to check out.

2020 List of "Themes"

We use Sign-up Genius for registration so we can see what others are cooking up!  There is a limit of 12 participants.
 

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Thursday February 13, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5) - WINTER PICNIC

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

WINTER INDOOR PICNIC TODAY.  Please bring your lunch and stay after story hour to share lunch with your friends. 

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

WINTER INDOOR PICNIC TODAY.  Please bring your lunch and stay after story hour to share lunch with your friends. 

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

There are 14 spaces available.

Monday February 17, 2020
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LIBRARY CLOSED: PRESIDENTS' DAY
Tuesday February 18, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Wednesday February 19, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
PJ STORYTIME

Come and join us for PJ Storytime.  Wear your favorite pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come and join us for PJ Storytime.  Wear your favorite pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
BOOKS & BITES: GOOD BOOKS, GOOD BITES AND GOOD COMPANY

A charming, hilarious, irresistible romp of a novel that brings together nine unrelated women, each touched by the same little black dress that weaves through their lives, bringing a little magic with it.

2020 Book Selection List

CONTACT: Sue Kehoe  603-887-3428  skehoe@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

A charming, hilarious, irresistible romp of a novel that brings together nine unrelated women, each touched by the same little black dress that weaves through their lives, bringing a little magic with it.

2020 Book Selection List

CONTACT:
  Sue Kehoe
  603.887.3428
  skehoe@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Thursday February 20, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
FOOD SCIENCE (Ages 6+)

Do you love science and experiments?  Do you like food?  If you are 6 years and older, come join us the 3rd Thursday of the month for a fun-filled, STEAM-focused, hands-on activity using food.  We will be learning about reversible change using chocolate.  

Registration is required.  Registration ends on Wednesday, February 19 at 9:00 p.m. so we can have enough materials for everyone.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Do you love science and experiments?  Do you like food?  If you are 6 years and older, come join us the 3rd Thursday of the month for a fun-filled, STEAM-focused, hands-on activity using food.  We will be learning about reversible change using chocolate.  

Registration is required.  Registration ends on Wednesday, February 19 at 9:00 p.m. so we can have enough materials for everyone.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Saturday February 22, 2020
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
ZEN CRAFT - BRAIDED RUG COASTER (13+)

Join Pam Rowan from Braid A Rug. Pam is an award-winning rug braider and teacher. She has taught all levels of braiding at rug braiding events across New England. She will demonstrate the art of rug braiding and then assist attendees in creating their own braided mug coaster.

There is a materials free of $10.00 per person for this class. Payable the night of the class.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Join Pam Rowan from Braid A Rug. Pam is an award-winning rug braider and teacher. She has taught all levels of braiding at rug braiding events across New England. She will demonstrate the art of rug braiding and then assist attendees in creating their own braided mug coaster.

There is a materials free of $10.00 per person for this class. Payable the night of the class.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Sunday February 23, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
SUNDAY SPECIAL PROGRAM: FIDDLING THOMPSONS

Celebrate the carnival season with us!  Enjoy a Mardi Gras party with bite-size beignets, bourbon bread pudding and of course, king cake! 

The Fiddling Thomsons, two members of the local band, Crawdad Wranglers will entertain us with Cajun and Zydeco music.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of The Sandown Library.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Celebrate the carnival season with us!  Enjoy a Mardi Gras party with bite-size beignets, bourbon bread pudding and of course, king cake! 

The Fiddling Thomsons, two members of the local band, Crawdad Wranglers will entertain us with Cajun and Zydeco music.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of The Sandown Library.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Monday February 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Tuesday February 25, 2020
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
DROP-IN MOVIE MATINEE

Back by request, we will be showing movies on Tuesday afternoons. There will be a mix of movies shown - Newly released, award winners and maybe an "oldie, but goodie" thrown in for variety. We will be posting the movies at the beginning of each month so you know what is "playing" at the library.

No registration required.  Please feel free to bring your own snacks.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Back by request, we will be showing movies on Tuesday afternoons. There will be a mix of movies shown - Newly released, award winners and maybe an "oldie, but goodie" thrown in for variety. We will be posting the movies at the beginning of each month so you know what is "playing" at the library.

No registration required.  Please feel free to bring your own snacks.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGOS AND MORE (Ages 6+)

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program. No worries if your child can't make it, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for kids to meet new friends with similar interests.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program. No worries if your child can't make it, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for kids to meet new friends with similar interests.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oils can be used to enhance many areas of your daily life. Oils are commonly used for immune support, relaxation and sleep, stress relief, emotional balance, skin care, respiratory health, green cleaning,muscle tension, pain and also can be used in cooking.

In our ongoing monthly classes, you will learn about essential oil safety, how essential oils are produced, and common ways they are used. You'll also learn to create a more natural, healthy lifestyle with Aromatherapy.

Registration is required so we can reach you in case the class has to be canceled or changed.

Tonight's program:  Nourishing Your Winter Skin: Spa Night. Experience DoTerra Oils first hand.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Essential oils can be used to enhance many areas of your daily life. Oils are commonly used for immune support, relaxation and sleep, stress relief, emotional balance, skin care, respiratory health, green cleaning,muscle tension, pain and also can be used in cooking.

In our ongoing monthly classes, you will learn about essential oil safety, how essential oils are produced, and common ways they are used. You'll also learn to create a more natural, healthy lifestyle with Aromatherapy.

Registration is required so we can reach you in case the class has to be canceled or changed.

Tonight's program:  Nourishing Your Winter Skin: Spa Night. Experience DoTerra Oils first hand.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


Wednesday February 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
World of Reptiles (Ages 3+)

Join us for a special program presented by the NH Audubon Massabesic Center.  What makes a Reptile a reptile?  We'll talk about turtles and snakes, New Hampshire's only native reptiles.  We willl learn which ones live in New Hampshire, how to identify them, and look at some live examples.  This program is for ages 4+.

Registration is required.  

This program is funded by the Friends of the Sandown Public Library.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a special program presented by the NH Audubon Massabesic Center.  What makes a Reptile a reptile?  We'll talk about turtles and snakes, New Hampshire's only native reptiles.  We willl learn which ones live in New Hampshire, how to identify them, and look at some live examples.  This program is for ages 4+.

Registration is required.  

This program is funded by the Friends of the Sandown Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Saturday February 29, 2020
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: FROZEN 2

Join us for an interactive screening of Frozen 2.   You can take part in the action with props, sound effects, and whole lot of fun or just sit back and enjoy the movie. You can come dressed as your favorite character.  Popcorn will be served.  

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Join us for an interactive screening of Frozen 2.   You can take part in the action with props, sound effects, and whole lot of fun or just sit back and enjoy the movie. You can come dressed as your favorite character.  Popcorn will be served.  

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Monday March 2, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
MONDAY MORNING MYSTERY BOOK CLUB

Are you a mystery reader?  Looking for some new authors or a chance to read a favorite one?  Join us the 1st Monday of the month to discuss the monthy book choice.

2020 Book List - click on this to give you the list of books for the year.

Books are available to pick up at the library.  Please register so we have enough copies of the books available.

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  603-887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Room

Are you a mystery reader?  Looking for some new authors or a chance to read a favorite one?  Join us the 1st Monday of the month to discuss the monthy book choice.

2020 Book List - click on this to give you the list of books for the year.

Books are available to pick up at the library.  Please register so we have enough copies of the books available.

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  603.887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
KIDS KRAFT (Ages 6-10)

Come and craft with us!

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come and craft with us!

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday March 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Wednesday March 4, 2020
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: COOKBOOK CLUB

Do you like to cook and try new recipes?  Join us for our monthly gathering where we make various recipes from different chefs, cooking methods, ethnic or regional areas or other new ways to cook.  The library will have the cookbooks for people to check out.

2020 List of "Themes"

We use Sign-up Genius for registration so we can see what others are cooking up!  There is a limit of 12 participants.
 

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Do you like to cook and try new recipes?  Join us for our monthly gathering where we make various recipes from different chefs, cooking methods, ethnic or regional areas or other new ways to cook.  The library will have the cookbooks for people to check out.

2020 List of "Themes"

We use Sign-up Genius for registration so we can see what others are cooking up!  There is a limit of 12 participants.
 

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
PJ STORYTIME

Come and join us for PJ Storytime.  Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come and join us for PJ Storytime.  Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday March 5, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Explore the magical world of Dr. Seuss with reading and crafts. Join us as we celebrate Read Across America Day a little early (March 2 is the official date). We will have surprise readers today, as well as some fun crafts.
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Explore the magical world of Dr. Seuss with reading and crafts. Join us as we celebrate Read Across America Day a little early (March 2 is the official date). We will have surprise readers today, as well as some fun crafts.
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DROP-IN TECH THURSDAY

Need assistance with your device or have questions on how to download or use one of the library's online resources?  This is a drop-in program so no registration is required.  However, if you have something specific you want to do, please call the library, 887-3428, or email Deb at director@sandownlibrary.us so we can best prepare for your visit.

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Need assistance with your device or have questions on how to download or use one of the library's online resources?  This is a drop-in program so no registration is required.  However, if you have something specific you want to do, please call the library, 887-3428, or email Deb at director@sandownlibrary.us so we can best prepare for your visit.

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
BOOK - 2 - MOVIE

IS the BOOK  always BETTER ?  The first Thursday of each month, we watch a movie based on a book and have a discussion comparing them. Books for the next gathering are always available on movie viewing night. 

This is open every month to anyone who wants to join the discussion and watch the movie.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

IS the BOOK  always BETTER ?  The first Thursday of each month, we watch a movie based on a book and have a discussion comparing them. Books for the next gathering are always available on movie viewing night. 

This is open every month to anyone who wants to join the discussion and watch the movie.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Saturday March 7, 2020
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
DROP-IN WORD GAMES

 Come play with us!  Did you know word games, like Scrabble and Bananagrams are great for activating your brain!  Using language and word finding forces the brain to exercise and be active, just like our regular muscles.  Come "exercise" with us and join us for a fun and entertaining way to improve your vocabulary, word usage, reading and comprehension.

This is a drop-in program, so no registration is required.  Bring friends and family members for a friendly competition.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

 Come play with us!  Did you know word games, like Scrabble and Bananagrams are great for activating your brain!  Using language and word finding forces the brain to exercise and be active, just like our regular muscles.  Come "exercise" with us and join us for a fun and entertaining way to improve your vocabulary, word usage, reading and comprehension.

This is a drop-in program, so no registration is required.  Bring friends and family members for a friendly competition.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Sunday March 8, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
SUNDAY SPECIAL PROGRAM: NH BATS

Wondering what’s up with bats in New Hampshire? Come learn about the different bats found in our state, where to look for them, and how landowners and homeowners can help conserve these fascinating mammals. You’ll also learn about disease, white-nose syndrome is impacting them and how you can help.

Our presenter is Katherine Ineson is a PhD student at the University of New Hampshire, studying the impact of white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungal disease, on little brown bats in New England. By monitoring summer colonies of little brown bats, she hopes to determine whether the population is beginning to recover from white-nose syndrome, as well as what we can do to help the species through conservation and management actions.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Wondering what’s up with bats in New Hampshire? Come learn about the different bats found in our state, where to look for them, and how landowners and homeowners can help conserve these fascinating mammals. You’ll also learn about disease, white-nose syndrome is impacting them and how you can help.

Our presenter is Katherine Ineson is a PhD student at the University of New Hampshire, studying the impact of white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungal disease, on little brown bats in New England. By monitoring summer colonies of little brown bats, she hopes to determine whether the population is beginning to recover from white-nose syndrome, as well as what we can do to help the species through conservation and management actions.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Monday March 9, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
MESSY MONDAYS (Ages 2-5)

Looking for something to do with your child?  Join us for a child-centered, creative exploration.  Art, science and crafts will all be incorporated into this program and you can leave the mess for us!  We will provide aprons, but please dress your child in clothing that can get messy. 

This group is limited to 12 children and registration is required. 

Today's program: MILK PAINTING

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Looking for something to do with your child?  Join us for a child-centered, creative exploration.  Art, science and crafts will all be incorporated into this program and you can leave the mess for us!  We will provide aprons, but please dress your child in clothing that can get messy. 

This group is limited to 12 children and registration is required. 

Today's program: MILK PAINTING

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
COLOR FUN (Ages 6+)

Do you love to color?  Want to get together and do something with your friends?   Drop-in on the second Monday of the month and have fun coloring.  We provide all the materials.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Do you love to color?  Want to get together and do something with your friends?   Drop-in on the second Monday of the month and have fun coloring.  We provide all the materials.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday March 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGOS AND MORE (Ages 6+)

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program.  If your child can't make it, no worries, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for your child to create a network of kids with the same interests.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program.  If your child can't make it, no worries, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for your child to create a network of kids with the same interests.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
TUESDAY FLIX

Come join us for our monthly movie series.  This is a great program to get together with a friend or "date." 

Tonight's showing:   "Dark Waters"                                    

Registration is required.  Pizza is available, with a suggested $1.00 donation per slice.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Come join us for our monthly movie series.  This is a great program to get together with a friend or "date." 

Tonight's showing:   "Dark Waters"                                    

Registration is required.  Pizza is available, with a suggested $1.00 donation per slice.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room


Thursday March 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Monday March 16, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Tuesday March 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oils can be used to enhance many areas of your daily life. Oils are commonly used for immune support, relaxation and sleep, stress relief, emotional balance, skin care, respiratory health, green cleaning,muscle tension, pain and also can be used in cooking.

In our ongoing monthly classes, you will learn about essential oil safety, how essential oils are produced, and common ways they are used. You'll also learn to create a more natural, healthy lifestyle with Aromatherapy.

Registration is required so we can reach you in case the class has to be canceled or changed.

Tonight's program:  Bath & Body Night: Make a  Bath bomb  or a  Bubble Bath 

MAKE AND TAKE $5.00 per person

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Essential oils can be used to enhance many areas of your daily life. Oils are commonly used for immune support, relaxation and sleep, stress relief, emotional balance, skin care, respiratory health, green cleaning,muscle tension, pain and also can be used in cooking.

In our ongoing monthly classes, you will learn about essential oil safety, how essential oils are produced, and common ways they are used. You'll also learn to create a more natural, healthy lifestyle with Aromatherapy.

Registration is required so we can reach you in case the class has to be canceled or changed.

Tonight's program:  Bath & Body Night: Make a  Bath bomb  or a  Bubble Bath 

MAKE AND TAKE $5.00 per person

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Wednesday March 18, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
BOOKS & BITES: GOOD BOOKS, GOOD BITES AND GOOD COMPANY
CONTACT: Sue Kehoe  887-3428  skehoe@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs
CONTACT:
  Sue Kehoe
  887.3428
  skehoe@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Thursday March 19, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
ZEN CRAFT

Our Zen Crafters meet once a month to explore various crafts like knitting, scrapbooking and basketweaving.  We will  occasionally enjoy special craft evenings with local instructors.  

Tonight's Program: Quilling 101 

We appreciate your registration to ensure enough materials for everyone. 
 
CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Our Zen Crafters meet once a month to explore various crafts like knitting, scrapbooking and basketweaving.  We will  occasionally enjoy special craft evenings with local instructors.  

Tonight's Program: Quilling 101 

We appreciate your registration to ensure enough materials for everyone. 
 
CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs


Monday March 23, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (Ages 0-24 months)

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us on Monday morning for 30 minutes of movement, reading, rhymes, and songs.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a brain-based program consisting of thirty minutes of fun, skill-building activities.  Some benefits of the programs are the following: aids speech development, improves motor coordination, develops attention span, and encourages a love of books and book illustrations.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MEETING

The Friends of the Sandown Public Library meet every other month.  If you want to learn more about the Friends and what they do, please feel free to drop-in.  The Friends help to fundraise money for programs and special requests that are not covered under the normal library operating budget. 

Interested in being a Friend, and supporting the library?  We welcome new members (and you don't have to come to the meetings to support this group).  Fill out this form and return to the library.  Friends Membership Form

CONTACT: Deb Hoadley  887-3428  director@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

The Friends of the Sandown Public Library meet every other month.  If you want to learn more about the Friends and what they do, please feel free to drop-in.  The Friends help to fundraise money for programs and special requests that are not covered under the normal library operating budget. 

Interested in being a Friend, and supporting the library?  We welcome new members (and you don't have to come to the meetings to support this group).  Fill out this form and return to the library.  Friends Membership Form

CONTACT:
  Deb Hoadley
  887.3428
  director@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Main Library-upstairs

Tuesday March 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
TALES FOR TOTS (AGES 2-3)

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-4328  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

This program is designed for toddlers and early preschool children. Stories, songs, beginning sign language and gross motor activities will be incorporated into this story time designed for busy toddlers.  Class size is limited to 10 children with their parent/caregiver.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.4328
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
DROP-IN MOVIE MATINEE

Back by request, we will be showing movies on Tuesday afternoons. There will be a mix of movies shown - Newly released, award winners and maybe an "oldie, but goodie" thrown in for variety. We will be posting the movies at the beginning of each month so you know what is "playing" at the library.

No registration required.  Please feel free to bring your own snacks.

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

Back by request, we will be showing movies on Tuesday afternoons. There will be a mix of movies shown - Newly released, award winners and maybe an "oldie, but goodie" thrown in for variety. We will be posting the movies at the beginning of each month so you know what is "playing" at the library.

No registration required.  Please feel free to bring your own snacks.

CONTACT:
  Tricia Thomas
  603.887.3428
  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Small Conference Room - Library Upstairs

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGOS AND MORE (Ages 6+)

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program. No worries if your child can't make it, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for kids to meet new friends with similar interests.

CONTACT: Adrienne Skora  887-3428  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for LEGOs and more program.  We will have building challenges, introduce some STEM activities, and have open, creative time.  This program is appropriate for ages 5-10.

We appreciate if you sign up your child so we know how to plan our activities. Easy one-time registration for all the weeks of the program. No worries if your child can't make it, just call or email Adrienne.  This is a great opportunity for kids to meet new friends with similar interests.

CONTACT:
  Adrienne Skora
  887.3428
  youthservices@sandownlibrary.us

LOCATION: Children's Room


Thursday March 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORY TIME (AGES 3-5)

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  Our themed story and craft times are designed to encourage the development of early literacy skills and build friendships with others.  Class size is limited to 15 children with their parent/caregivers.   
Registration is required and will close at 9pm the evening prior to the program.  This allows us to plan appropriately and have enough materials for your child(ren).

 

CONTACT: Tricia Thomas  603-887-3428  pthomas@sandownlibrary.us
LOCATION: Downstairs Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler or kindergartner age child to enjoy stories, songs, puppets and more.  O