Awesome October!

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Josiah Carpenter Library Monthly News ~ October 2016

Josiah Teen Book Worms
Discussing “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai on Thursday, October 6th   between 7-8:30 pm at the library

Preschool story hour 10:00 am – 11:00 am October 13, 20 & 27 Join Mrs. Grainger & Ms. Rosalie for a fun filled hour of stories, crafts and a snack.
Ages 2 – 5

Fall 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Celebration will be held at the Pittsfield community Center October 12th from 6:30-7:30 pm. Parents in the community have signed up 53 of their children aged 5 and under to participate in a state wide initative to read 1,000 boks before entering Kindergarten. Have you received your book bag, notebook and free book yet? Have you read 100 or more books? Registered participants are invited to a Curious George Birthday party celebration where parents and children who have read 100 books or more will be recognized. Storytime, craft and birthday cake included.

October 19 th Mrs. Grainger visits Blueberry Express Daycare to read stories from the library from 10:00-11:00 am

Mini Technology tutorials offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment.

1, 2, 3, Cook!
Tuesday, October 18 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. join us for “Gluten Free: what’s the scoop?” a presentation on vegetable dishes and what makes a recipe “gluten-free”? What are the advantages of a gluten-free diet?  Lunch at the center is served prior to this meeting for $2.00.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting Wednesday, October 19th at 7 pm

Welcome Young Adult author, Erin Bowman! October 21st 10:15 am at the Pittsfield Middle High School. More information to follow. . .




Read Meet & Talk Join us for an exciting book discussion on “Still Life with Breadcrumbs” by Anna Quindlen. The book club meets at the Pittsfield Senior Community Center Tuesday, October 25th   at 10:30. Stay for a leisurely lunch afterward.

Spooky, Not so scary, Story night-  October 27th from 7-8:30 pm Put on by the Pittsfield Writer Circle