Libraries

AMHERST
Amherst Town Library, 14
Main St. 673-2288, library@
amherst.lib.nh.us, amherst
library.org.
FALL LIBRARY BOOK SALE
The annual Fall Library Book
Sale, hosted by the Friends
of the Amherst Town Library
and offering more than 14,000
books, CDs and DVDs, will be
held 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 19 at
the Amherst Congregational
Church across from the Amherst
Village Common. Doors
open at 8 a.m. for members
and at 8:30 a.m. for the general
public. Prices are $1 for most
adult books and 50 cents for
children’s books. After 1:15
p.m., books are priced at $5 per
grocery bag full. At 2:30 p.m.,
approved charities and SAU 39
teachers are invited to take any
books they would like for free.
Contact Kim Ayers at kayers@
amherstlibrary.org if you are
interested in preregistering
your charity.
MILFORD
Wadleigh Memorial Library,
49 Nashua St., 249-0645,
refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org,
wadleighlibrary.org. Registration
required for all programs.
HOLIDAY/SUMMER HOURS
The library will be closed
Sundays through Labor Day
weekend.
MORNING BOOK GROUP
The Morning Book Group
will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 to
discuss "The Other Wes Moore:
One Name, Two Fates" by Wes
Moore. Copies at the Main
Desk. Newcomers welcome.
‘A TRIBUTE TO SARAH JOSEPHA
HALE’
Sharon Wood will present a
living history program titled "A
Tribute To Sarah Josepha Hale"
at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in the banquet
room of Milford Town Hall.
Please enter building on Middle
Street and take elevator to third
floor. Wood will tell the story
of Mrs. Hale while portraying a
Wood family ancestor who lived
in West Cambridge, Mass., at
the same time Mrs. Hale was editing
"Godey’s" in Boston (early
1800s). Free.
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
The History Book Club will
meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 to
discuss "Amoskeag: Life and
Work in an American Factory-
City" by Tamara Hareven.
EVENING BOOK GROUP
The Evening Book Group
will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 to
discuss "When We Were the
Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico,
Maine" by Monica Wood.
JIGSAW PUZZLE EXCHANGE
Swap out your old jigsaw
puzzles, in good condition,
for new ones. This is a swap –
please do not bring your old
puzzles to donate unless you
are going to take an equal
number of puzzles away! Retired
library staff member Judy
Hohenadel has a collection of
puzzles to get us started. Bring
yours to trade at 7 p.m. Sept. 24.
‘SALEM, 1692: SEASON OF THE
WITCH’
The era of the Salem witch
trials of 1692 is one of the most
infamous, and least understood,
episodes in American
history. Rory O’Brien, author of
the novel "Gallows Hill," lays out
the story of what happened,
separating fact from fiction.
O’Brien – author, historian and
tour guide – will present this
fascinating and seasonally
topical program at the library
at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, as well as
have copies of his novel available
to purchase afterward.
ZEN COLORING TIME FOR TEENS
School got you stressed
out? Relax with some soothing
music and coloring. You can
also try your hand at zentangle.
All materials provided. You can
bring in your own art supplies
or music if you’d like. This program,
held at 3:30 p.m. Sept.
22, is for grades 6-12.
ART AFTERNOON
Join Miss Trina at 3:30 pm.
Sept. 11 for a fun art activity.
This month we will be making
our own rubber band stamps
and creating prints with them.
This program is for children in
second to fifth grade. Registration
required.
MONT VERNON
Daland Memorial Library,
5 North Main St., 673-7888,
dalandlibrary.wordpress.com.
KEVIN GARDNER: DISCOVERING
STONE WALLS
Ever wonder about all the
stone walls you see in New
England? Kevin Gardner, the
author of "The Granite Kiss,"
will be giving an informal talk
about New England stone walls
at 7 p.m. Sept. 16. Register to
learn about the history, restoration
and design of stone walls
while watching Gardner build a
miniature wall.
FALL STORYTIME
Children ages 3-5 are invited
to join Miss JoAnn for an hour
of stories, felt boards, songs
and crafts at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Thursdays. Six-week session
begins Sept. 17. Registration
required.
ADULT CRAFT NIGHT: TERRARIUMS
Sign up to make a beautiful
living terrarium at 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 18. All supplies provided.
Registration required.