Thursday, October 17, 2019

Photography Word Search and Word Scramble at Leach Library


November’s adult display theme at Leach Library is photography.  On the central display table in the adult room there will be new books about photography available for checkout.  Among these new titles will be #Nofilter: Get Creative with Photography by Natalia Price-Cabrera and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic for Dummies by Rob Silvan.  As an added incentive, the library is offering two trivia games during the month: a photography word search and a photography word scramble.  At the end of the month, one word search winner and one word scramble winner with all the correct answers will be chosen from a random drawing.  Each winner will receive a $10 gift card for the 99 Restaurant.  Participants can begin the trivia games as early as 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 1, and turn them in to the Reference Desk no later than 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30 for eligibility.

Leach Library Hosts “Beginning Harmonica Workshop”


On Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m., Mr. Mike Rogers and
Mrs. Beverly Rogers will present “Beginning Harmonica Workshop.”
Mike and Beverly Rogers have been performing together for over twenty-five years.  As one half of the group ‘Salt River,’ they have been recognized as “folk singers in the purest sense” by Face Magazine.  As music educators, they offer harmonica workshops and teach songs and techniques, as well as provide harmonicas for the students to play.

Join Mr. and Mrs. Rogers as they immerse participants in the world of music.  They will teach some basic harmonica techniques and easy blues songs.  Participants will be able to keep their harmonica after the program, free of charge.

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, October 7, 2019

Upcoming Children's Room Program


“Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree”
The Leach Library will be hosting its annual Halloween celebrations on Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22 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 program, we will say Go Away Big Green Monster and meet a Little Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat. After singing a couple of Halloween songs, we will play a shadow shape game. All participants will leave with a treat bag filled with festive prizes, as well as a coloring craft. These 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 Tuesday, October 15.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Upcoming Children's Room Programs

“Fall Session 2 Programs”
The Leach Library Children’s Room will be offering the following programs as part of Fall Session 2: Craft Time; Romping Reads; and Toddler Time. Fall Session 2 will start October 16 and end
November 7. Advance registration is required and begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 7.

“Craft Time”
Calling all children! Children of all ages are invited to the Leach Library on Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. to explore their creative side. Each week, participants will discover a different fun craft to make using a variety of materials. Advance registration is required. Meeting dates are:10/16, 10/23, 10/30, and 11/6.

“Romping Reads”
Join us at the Leach Library for this new, energetic half-hour program, Romping Reads, open to participants of all ages. Each week, participants will have a romping good time with songs, interactive stories, and a game.  Move and groove with friends old and new on Wednesdays from 4:15 – 4:45 p.m.  Advance registration is required.  Meeting dates are 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, and 11/6.

“Toddler Time”
This Leach Library 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: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, and 11/7.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Upcoming Children's Room Program

“Magic by George”
Join us on Monday, October 7 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for Magic by George. This exciting blend of dazzling magic, comedy, and plenty of audience participation will leave the audience amazed. There may even be an appearance by doves during the show (live animals). This thrilling 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, September 30.

True Crime Word Scramble and Tic Tac Toe at Leach Library


October’s adult display theme at Leach Library is True Crime.  On the central display table in the adult room, there will be new books about true crime available for checkout.  Among these new titles will be Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered by Amber Hunt, and Ted Bundy: Conversations with a Killer: The Death Row Interviews by Stephen G. Michaud.  As an added incentive, the library is offering two trivia games during the month: a True Crime word scramble and a True Crime tic tac toe.  At the end of the month, one word scramble winner and one tic tac toe winner with all the correct answers will be chosen from a random drawing.  Each winner will receive a $10 gift card for the 99 Restaurant.  Participants can begin the trivia games as early as 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, and turn them in to the Reference Desk no later than 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 31 for eligibility.

Leach Library Hosts “Halloween Harvest: Ghosts, Goblins & More”


On Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m., Mr. Davis Bates will present “Halloween Harvest: Ghosts, Goblins & More.”
Mr. Bates has been telling stories for forty years in schools, libraries, colleges, and community settings around New England and across the country.  His recording of Family Stories won a Parent’s Choice Gold Award, and was named one of the year’s best audio recordings by Booklist Magazine.
Join Mr. Bates as he performs harvest stories from the past and present, songs of the supernatural, Native American stories, true-life ghost stories, and family tales.  There will be sing-alongs in addition to a short lesson in how to play music with spoons from a kitchen drawer.
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.