June Programs at Plumb Library

The Friends of Plumb Library will hold their Tent Sale on Saturday, June 8from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the Rochester Town Green, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester. There will be books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and games for sale, as well as a Bake Sale, and Fashion Accessories for sale. Buy a canvas tote bag for $10 and fill it up. Amos the Greyhound will be visiting for a Meet and Greet from 11:00 am – Noon. There will also be tickets for the Summer Fun Beach Bag drawing (the drawing will take place on June 21). For more information, call the library at 508-763-8600. Volunteers are needed, so call the library if you’d like to help.

            The Board of the Friends of Plumb Library need volunteers, specifically a co-chair, someone to help with publicity, and with fund raising. If you are interested, please contact the Library Director at 508-763-8600 or email groberts@sailsinc.org

            Registration portals are now open for the 2019 Summer Library Program “A Universe of Stories”. Registration opened May 23 and closes July 31 at 11:30 pm. All youth must register using the Youth Program registration. Teens ages 14+ can sign-up in the Adult program. Families with multiple youngsters can register on the same form. Registrants for the Adult program must register using the Adult Program. To register, go to www.plumblibrary.com and look for the SLP listing on the main web page. 

            On Tuesday, June 25from 10:30 am – 11:15 am, you can blast off into outer space with the Toe Jam Puppet Band as they play their original songs from their CD, Toe Jam In Outer Space. The show features a spacey dress-up puppet show and some crazy anti-gravity dancing. Weather permitting, this will be an outdoor show at the Plumb Library Gazebo. Registration appreciated. Thank you to the Rochester Cultural Council for funding this show. 

            The Council on Aging Book Group will discuss “Following Atticus” by Tom Ryan on Tuesday, June 18at 10:15 am at the COA on Dexter Lane in Rochester. In this inspirational tale filled with adventure, friendship and family, the author relates how he and his little dog named Atticus M. Finch attempted to climb all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot peaks twice to pay tribute to a friend who died of cancer and raise money for charity. 

            The Nonfiction Book Group will discuss “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman on Thursday, June 20at 6:30 pm. A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants, members of the Hmong tribe, whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter came into conflict with doctors’ methods. 

            Cafe Parlez Book Group will discuss “Rooms” by Lauren Oliver on Thursday, June 27at 6:30 pm. After Richard Walker dies, leaving behind a vast country estate, his estranged family arrives for their inheritance, while long-dead former residents bound to the house observe the family and reminisce about their past lives–until both the human and spirit worlds collide. 

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