Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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 6 and end December 14, and start again on January 10 and end January 18, 2018. 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 27.
“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: 12/6, 12/13 and 1/10, 1/17.
“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: 12/6, 12/13 and 1/10, 1/17.
“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: 12/7, 12/14 and 1/11, 1/18.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Upcoming Children's Room Program

“Harvest Fun Book Bingo”
Come to the Leach Library on Monday, November 27 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. and play an exciting picture version of this popular game. All participants will be able to win books from our special selection tables. 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 20.

Monday, November 6, 2017

“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 Monday, November 13 and ends on Saturday, November 18. Everyone who votes will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a fun Ladybug prize bag.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Upcoming Children’s Room Program & Summer Reading Program Merchandise Pre-Order

“Mr. Aaron in Concert”
 Come to the Leach Library on Monday, November 13 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for a lively and interactive music program. During this fun-filled performance, audience members will be singing and clapping to an exciting mix of well-known favorites and imaginative originals. Full of audience participation, participants will leave with a smile on their face and a song on their lips. 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, November 6.
“Summer Reading Program Merchandise Pre-Order”
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 “Libraries Rock” 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 18, with delivery expected early spring of 2018.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Leach Library to Host “Abigail Whitney and Family: Eyewitness to the Events of April 19, 1775”

On Thursday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m., the Leach Library will host Ms. Gail Hamel for an evening presentation of “Abigail Whitney and Family: Eyewitness to the Events of April 19, 1775”.

Ms. Hamel has been teaching for over twenty-five years.  She developed a persona portraying Abigail Whitney as an extension of her work as educator for a local history museum. She has a B.A. with a major in Music, and an M.Ed.

As residents of Concord, Massachusetts in April 1775, Abigail Whitney and her family witnessed the events that began the Revolutionary War.  In this living history performance, she will discuss what happened on that infamous day to the Whitney family, the roles of the men and women, the militia, and the political climate.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library.  The event 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 10, 2017

Upcoming Children's Room Programs

“Halloween Happenings” 
The Library will be hosting its annual Halloween celebrations on Monday, October 23 and Tuesday, October 24 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 discover what happens If you’re spooky and you know it, and be introduced to silly spiders jumping on their webs. We will follow a fish as he goes trick or treating and ghosts as they go spooking; we may even learn a new song about some very odd bats! We will wrap up our Halloween festivities with a fun-filled turn of the Spooky Loo. 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 16.
“Fall Session 2 Programs” 
The Leach Library 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 will start October 25 and end November 16. 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 16.

“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: 10/25, 11/1, 11/8 and 11/15.
“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.  Advance registration is required. Meeting dates are: 10/25, 11/1, 11/8 and 11/15.
“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: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9 and 11/16.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

“Pre-Order Summer Reading Program Merchandise”

The library will be pre-ordering t-shirts and other items for next Summer’s Reading Program. The theme for the program is “Libraries Rock!” and there are t-shirts for children and adults. Also available are three styles of bags and a water bottle. Stop by the Children’s Room and pick up a brochure and order form. Order forms are also available on the Children’s Services page of the website. Orders are due to the library by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017 with delivery expected early spring of 2018.