Children’s programs are transitioning to the school year schedule and we are happy to announce the beginning of a new weekly activity for children in 3rd thru 6th grade. Creating Adventures Club will meet on Wednesday from 2:00-3:15pm beginning September 12th, come and explore building with Legos, making your own robots, creating stop motion movies, and much more! Story Hour for preschoolers, families and caregivers will continue on Thursday at 10:00am; and Adventures Club for children in kindergarten thru 3rd grade will continue on Tuesday from 3:30 – 4:45 pm. Younger children will be learning about stars and the solar system, and at 7:00pm on Friday September 21st we’ll have a star gazing session at the Tilton Hill Ball Field. There will be a couple of telescopes for people to try out along with star gazing guides and instruction.
The Teen Book Worms will gather on Tuesday September 11th at 6:30pm; they will enjoy a light supper and discuss Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard. The Pittsfield Writer’s Circle will meet at the library on Tuesday the 25th at 5:00pm. The adult book club will meet to discuss Code Girls: The untold story of American women code breakers who helped win WWII by Liza Mundy at 10:30 am on Tuesday September 25th at the Pittsfield Senior Center. Everyone is welcome to join our ongoing activities at any time.
On Monday September 10th at 2:00 pm the Chichester-Epsom-Pittsfield Libraries Memory Café will enjoy a musical performance of harps and vocals at the Epsom Public Library. The Concord Regional Visiting Nurses will describe the benefits of music to stimulate the retrieval of long-term memories. Local caregivers and folks living with memory loss are invited to come enjoy music and conversation in a comfortable setting. Refreshments will be served.
The Student Conservation Association will present an informative program about the Cultural History of Foraging Edible Plants at 1:00pm on Tuesday September 18th at the Pittsfield Senior Center. Come and learn some ideas for the next time you are exploring outdoors.
Looking further into fall, on Tuesday October 9th at 1:00 pm the NH Division of Public Health will offer a Tick Talk at the Pittsfield Senior Center. Come and learn about the signs and symptoms of tick-borne diseases, how to prevent bites, and proper tick removal and disposal.