Monday, January 14, 2019

Upcoming Children's Room Program

“Magic Fred’s Magic Show”
Join magician Fred “Magic Fred” Carter at the Leach Library on Monday, January 28 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for an energetic performance filled with astounding magical illusions. During this entertaining program, participants will be thrilled and amused by Magic Fred and his amazing tricks. Filled with lots of comedy and audience participation, the show will leave everyone with a smile. This program is open to 90 participants of all ages and advance registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room or call 432-1127 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Program


“Duck, Duck, Goose”
Waddle into the Leach Library on Monday, January 14 from
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for a program full of tales about our fine feathered friends. During this fun-filled program, audience members will hear stories of ducks and geese, learn the differences between the two, and then help a rubber duck find his tub! All participants will leave with an inflatable ducky beach ball. This program is open to 90 participants of all ages and advance registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Programs

“Winter Vacation Scavenger Hunt”
Starting Monday, December 24 and ending Monday, December 31, during Winter Vacation, the Leach Library Children’s Room will be offering an in-library scavenger hunt. Stop by the Children’s Room desk for a list of items to find around the building. Turn in the completed hunt for a raffle ticket and a chance to win a fun prize.

“Winter Vacation Craft”
Starting Monday, December 24 and ending Monday, December 31, during Winter Vacation, participants will have a chance to create their own wintry stained glass inspired window hanger. Stop by the Leach Library Children’s Room desk to pick up the supplies and create your own work of art in the library or in the comfort of your own home.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Leach Library Hosts “Vanished Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials”


On Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m., Mr. George Morrison will present “Vanished Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials” at Leach Library.

Mr. Morrison graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1982.  He served thirty years as a high school teacher and became a life-long photographer, historian, and motorcyclist.  He traveled over 18,000 miles during the course of this project.

From Seabrook to Colebrook, Berlin to Hinsdale, New Hampshire’s towns, individuals, and veterans’ organizations erected a fascinating assortment of memorials to The War of the Rebellion.  Historian George Morrison will share a diverse selection of New Hampshire’s commemorations and their stories including the Soldier’s Memorial in Londonderry’s Town Common.

This program is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals.  It will be held in the library’s lower-level meeting room.  Light refreshments will be served.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Program

“Wild Rumpus with a Wild Thing”
Stomp into the Leach Library on Monday, December 17 from
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. for a visit with a Wild Thing from Maurice Sendak’s classic Where the Wild Things Are. During this fun-filled program, participants will hear the stories of classic characters, play a character matching game, and have a wild rumpus of a good time. Each participant will leave with a fun inflatable monster beach ball. There will be plenty of time for a hug and picture with Wild Thing. This energetic program is open to 90 participants of all ages and advance registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room or call 432-1127 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 10.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Program


“Winter Fun Book Bingo”
Come to the Leach Library on Monday, December 10 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and play a fun picture version of the popular game. All participants will win, and have a chance to choose, books from our special selection tables. This exciting program is open to 90 participants of all ages and advance registration is required. To register, call 432-1127 or stop by the Children’s Room beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 3.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Programs

Winter Session 1 Programs: 
The Leach Library Children’s Room will be offering the following programs as part of Winter Session 1: Craft Time; Shake, Move & Read; and Toddler Time. Winter Session 1 will start December 5 and end December 13, and start again on January 9 and end
January 17, 2019. These dates include a break for the winter holidays. Advance registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room or call 432-1127 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday,
November 26.
“Craft Time” Calling all children! Children of all ages are invited to the library to explore their creative side. Each week, participants will discover a different fun craft to make using a variety of materials. Meets on Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Advance registration is required. Meeting dates are: 12/5, 12/12 and 1/9, 1/16.
“Shake, Move & Read” This engaging program is open to participants of all ages. Each week participants will energetically explore a different theme using songs, fantastic finger plays, a story and simple craft. From the opening welcome song to the final finger play, participants will be moving and grooving the afternoon away. This exhilarating and fun-filled program will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Meeting dates are: 12/5, 12/12 and 1/9, 1/16.
“Toddler Time” This program is open to children ages 2 & 3. Children attend with their parents and enjoy a fun half-hour of thematic stories, games, songs, and a simple craft. Meets on Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Advance registration is required. Meeting dates are: 12/6, 12/13 and 1/10, 1/17.