Like folk music and history? On Thursday, April 12th singer and musician Steve Blunt, in character as John Hutchinson, will tell the story of the 19th century New Hampshire family who achieved international fame with songs of social reform, abolition, temperance and women’s suffrage. This free program is made possible with a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council and should be a knee slapping good time.
April’s Pajama Night will feature the annual story play by the Story Explorers, a group of kindergarten, first and second graders and their “big kid” helpers. On Friday, April 13th at 6:30 this group will present their production of Lisa Wheeler’s story “Ugly Pie” on the Explorer Stage and then host crafts and a scavenger hunt based on a bakery theme. Children ages 2-8 and their families are invited to bring a snack to share at this fun evening in the children’s room.
Bats of New Hampshire, Thursday, April 19th at 7 pm
Come learn about the different bats found in our state, where to look for them and how landowners and homeowners can help conserve these fascinating mammals. A free program brought to the library by Speaking for Wildlife, a volunteer project of the UNH Cooperative Extension, the NH Coverts Project and NH Fish and Game, with fundig provided by the NH Charitable Foundation and the Davis Environmental Foundation.
Coming up April 23rd through the 27th will be the Spring Vacation Week Movie Series in the children’s room. Movies including one about puppets (with an ‘M’), a rabbit with drumsticks, penguins, an adventurous small white dog and that boot-wearing cat will be shown in the afternoons at 1:00. The Thursday afternoon session of Preschool Storyhour will be canceled for that week. Check the website or stop by the library for the schedule.
Epping’s public library is open Monday – Friday from 10 am to 8 pm and Saturday 10 to 2. For more information call 679-5944, or visit www.eppinglibrary.com.