October 2015 October 18-24th is Teen Read Week SO- 2015-16 is Teen Read Year!
- Josiah Teen Book Worms Discussing “The Princess Bride” by William Goldman on Thursday October 1st between 7-8:30 pm at the library
- Closed on Monday October 12 in observance of Columbus Day
- Preschool story hour October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Thursdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Autumn themes are apples, leaves, farm trucks, owls and pumpkins. Join Mrs. Grainger for a fun filled hour of stories, crafts and a snack. Ages 2 – 5
- October 13th Outreach program to Blueberry Express 10:00-11:00
- Wednesdays afterschool Lego club begins Wednesdays, October 7, 14, & 21. Sign up required. Ages kindergarten through 5th grade
- Library Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, October 20 , 2015 7 pm
- Thursday, October 22nd at 1:00 pm join the library at the Pittsfield Community Center for the Pittsfield Historical Society presentation of the “2016 Historical Calendar” with Larry Berkson and William Provencal. The Historical society members will give a brief talk on the history of the calendar and the highlights of the 2016 edition. Calendars available for sale $10.00
- Read Meet & Talk Tuesday October 27th – Join us for an exciting discussion of “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler at the Pittsfield Senior Center @ 10:30- Noon. Stay for a leisurely lunch served by the Community Action Program!
- Pittsfield Writer’s Circle Thursday, October 22 at 7 pm at the library
- Spooky Scary Story Night, Thursday October 29th– Come in costume and partake of the scary and spooky at the library 7- 8:30 pm.
The Josiah Carpenter Library board of Trustees will be meeting on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7 pm in the library in the children’s room.
September is Library Card sign-up month
– free cup of coffee or juice box for every new patron card
- Josiah Teen Book Worms Discussing “I’ll Give You the Sun” by Jandy Nelson on Thursday September 3 between 7-8:30 pm at the library
- Closed on Monday September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day
- Library Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, September 15 , 2015 7 pm
- New Hampshire Astronomical Society visit to the library Wednesday, September 16 at 6:30; Skywatch at 8:00 pm. Sign up at the library required.
- Preschool story hour resumes September 17, Thursdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Join Mrs. Grainger for a fun filled hour of stories, crafts and a snack.
- New Wednesdays afterschool Lego club begins Wednesdays, September 23, 30, October 7, 14. & 21. Sign up required. Ages kindergarten through 5th grade
- Read Meet & Talk Tuesday September 22 – Join us for an exciting discussion of “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant at the Pittsfield Senior Center @ 10:30- Noon. Stay for a leisurely lunch served by the Community Action Program!
- Pittsfield Writer’s Circle Thursday, September 24 at 7 pm at the library- Writing prompt: “I’ve never been more frightening than when. . . “
Upcoming- October is Teen Read Month- Spooky, scary story night at the library and a Library survey concerning hours and services. . . .See you soon!
Come by and see the new circulation desk at the library- it has many new features to serve you better including a new “inside the library” book return. The Library wishes to thank the EP Sanderson Fund, Customs Cabinets and the Library Board of Trustees who came together and made the decisions to incorporate two new work stations and a new shelving unit to provide the staff with more room to store reserved items and interlibrary loans! Here’s a sneak preview, but to really get the idea of it, you’ll need to see for yourself!