Josiah Carpenter Library October News

The library will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday October 9th.  On Friday October 20th the Children’s Room will be closed to allow for carpet cleaning.

The Pittsfield Writer’s Circle will meet at the library on Monday October 23th at 5:00pm.  The adult book club will meet to discuss The Underground Railroad: A Novel by Colson Whitehead at 9:00am on Wednesday October 25th the Pittsfield Senior Center.  The Teen Book Worms will gather on Monday November 13th at 5:00pm; they will enjoy a light supper and discuss The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee’ Ahdieh.  New members for all of our ongoing activities are always welcome!

During October the 10:00am Thursday preschool story hour will explore pumpkins, leaves and fairytales.  The afterschool Cozy Nook Book Adventure Club at 3:30pm on Tuesdays will be exploring fall and starting a unit on puppet making and storytelling.  The library will demonstrate oozy pumpkin slime and an exploding volcano pumpkin at Harvest Fest on October 20th, so come on down to the town pool.

On Tuesday October 17th the 1,2,3 Living Well group will gather to explore All About Apples at 12:30pm at the Pittsfield Senior Center.  Come and taste different apple varieties, learn their culinary strengths and exchange recipes.

The library currently has a display of photographs by Richard Clark, Sr. of Epsom, NH.  Richard specializes in capturing the natural wonders of northern New England and Nova Scotia.  Please stop in to enjoy the exhibit.

The NH Downloadable Books program has transitioned to a new free app Libby by Overdrive.  Libby can be downloaded to computers, tablets and smartphones.  To access over 20,000 ebooks and audiobooks for adults and children you will need to have a current library card number (library cards need to be renewed every three years), and a password for your account is now required (hint: have that library card number handy!)