Josiah Carpenter Library March News 

The library extends a huge thank you to The Circle of Home and Family for sewing window valances for the children’s room.  The valances are truly lovely; visit the library to admire the Circle’s talent and handiwork!

The Teen Book Worms will gather on Monday March 5th at 5:00pm; they will enjoy a light supper and discuss This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.  The Pittsfield Writer’s Circle will meet at the library on Monday February 15th at 5:00pm.  The adult book club will meet to discuss Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar at 10:30 am on Tuesday March 27th at the Pittsfield Senior Center.  Join any of our ongoing activities whenever you can.

During March the preschool story hour will explore colors, and then begin a unit on transportation at 10:00am on Thursday mornings.  The afterschool Adventure Club meets at 3:30pm on Tuesdays and will finish up pets, then begin making marvelous movers and fantastic fliers.   The Stay and Play group for toddlers and their parents/caregivers meets on Tuesday mornings at 10:00am for a brief story, simple games, movement and time to socialize.

The library will join with Pittsfield Elementary School the week of March 12th thru 17th to celebrate Dr. Seuss and Read across America.  Children will enjoy the books of Dr. Seuss, crafts and activities.  At 10:30am of Saturday March 17th come to the library to decorate Dr. Seuss (gingerbread) houses!

At the Chichester-Epsom-Pittsfield Libraries Memory Café Mike Faiella will share the tale of a New Hampshire farmer, down on his luck, who sells his soul to the devil.  Find out what happens when he has regrets and asks for the help of his neighbor, the great Daniel Webster.  The Café will be held at 2:00pm on Monday March 12th at the Epsom Public Library.  Caregivers and folks living with memory loss are invited to come and savor supportive socialization.

Mark your calendar for an awe inspiring evening of entertainment presented by mentalist Preston Heller on April 10th at 7:00pm in the community room at the Pittsfield Community Center.  Mr.  Heller will amaze the audience with the feats he can perform using just the power of his mind.