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October 10, 2012

Story hours in session at W. Newbury library

WEST NEWBURY — Children’s librarian Kate Gove reminds families of the following activities at the library this fall:

Story Hours for 3- to 6-year-olds, Tuesdays, 10:15-11 a.m. and 1:15-2 p.m., and Thursdays from 4-4:45 p.m. Stories, games,crafts and songs and free play.

Toddler Time — Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. This is a gentle introduction to the library for 2- to 3-year-olds. Stories, finger plays, songs and a simple craft, then free play.

Babies and Books with Sharon Carter Grimes. For babies 6 months to 2 years old, 10-11 a.m. Stories, songs, puppets and more.

These programs run through the last week in November.

Lego Club, ages 5 and up, Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 4-5 p.m. Come see what you can make and display for all to see.

Clayworks with Ann McCrea on Tuesday, Oct. 23, ages 6-11, 4-5:15 p.m. Come make a Halloween bat.

Registration at the library is required for all these programs.

Also, the Friends of the Library are holding their annual fall book sale from Oct. 18-21 in the Old Town Hall.

Hours are Thursday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. Donations of books, CDs and DVDs are welcome. Support for the fundraiser helps to provide more programs and museum passes for library patrons.

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