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.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Program


“Family Concert with Jeannie Mack”
Come to the Leach Library on Monday, November 26 from
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. for a musical program that is fun for everyone. Join musician Jeannie Mack as she performs a wide range of songs, from kids’ favorites to the Beatles, to Country and Folk, there is something for everyone. Full of lots of participation, this interactive program will have audience members singing and clapping the whole program. This fun-filled 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, November 19.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Ladybug Award Voting


The Leach Library is pleased to be participating in the Ladybug Award voting this year. Each year, librarians from around the state nominate ten outstanding picture books to be voted on by the children of New Hampshire. Students in preschool through grade 3 can vote on their favorite book from the list of nominated titles. Stop by and read one of the titles and be ready to cast your vote. Ladybug Award Voting starts at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13 and ends on Saturday, November 17. Everyone who votes will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a fun Ladybug prize bag.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Pre-Order Summer Reading Program Merchandise


The Leach Library will be pre-ordering t-shirts and bags for next summer’s children’s reading program. The theme for the program is “A Universe of Stories” and there are several styles of t-shirts for children and adults. Also available are two styles of bags. Stop by the Children’s Room and pick up a brochure and order form. Orders are due to the library on Saturday, November 17, with delivery expected early spring of 2019.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Program


“Pajama Party”
Come to the Leach Library on Monday, November 5 from
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the earlier setting sun with a pajama party! During this energetic program, participants will hear stories of bed time routines gone crazy, sing favorite bedtime songs, and say goodnight to a very silly gorilla. Those who wish to may attend this program in their pajamas! One lucky person will leave with a fleece blanket and pillow, perfect for snuggling up to read with. And everyone will go home with a plush bunny pillow.
This engaging 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, October 29.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

“Introduction to Winter Hiking in the White Mountains” at Leach Library

On Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Leach Library welcomes Tim Kennedy and Marianne Page who will present “Introduction to Winter Hiking in the White Mountains”.

Mr. Kennedy has been winter hiking since 1970.  He recently completed the White Mountains Grid, having hiked all forty-eight New Hampshire 4,000-foot peaks in every month of the year.  Ms. Page has also hiked all forty-eight New Hampshire 4,000-foot peaks in every season, all sixty-seven 4,000-foot mountains in New England, and New Hampshire’s 100 highest peaks.  Both presenters are members of the New Hampshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC-NH).

During the presentation, they will discuss hiking preparedness, including equipment, emergency gear, food, and fluids.  Attendees will learn how to continue their hiking adventures into the winter season.

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.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Upcoming Children's Room Programs


“Jack-O’-Lantern Jamboree”
The Leach Library will be hosting its annual Halloween celebrations on Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Those who wish to may participate in a costume parade beginning at 4:15 p.m. each day. During this fun-filled and energetic program, we will follow the adventures of some silly monsters as they drive around town, meet a Little Old Lady who was not afraid of anything, and be introduced to a very silly pig and pug. Participants will have a chance to help build a Jack-O’-Lantern puzzle and, after some fun Halloween songs, will say a Halloween Good Night. All participants will leave with a treat bag filled with festive prizes and a simple craft. These fun-filled programs are open to 90 participants for each session 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, October 15.

Fall Session 2 Programs:
The Children’s Room will be offering the following programs as part of Fall Session 2: Craft Time; Shake, Move & Read; and Toddler Time. Fall Session 2 start October 24 and end November 15. Advance registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 15.

“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: 10/24, 10/31, 11/7 and 11/14.

“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 a 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.  Advance registration is required. Meeting dates are: 10/24, 10/31, 11/7 and 11/14.

“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: 10/25, 11/1, 11/8 and 11/15.