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January 26, 2013

Library offering programs for children and adults

Salisbury Public Library has many opportunities for residents of all ages.

Story Hour starts up this week, meetings Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.. Children of all ages are welcome to share a couple of books and an easy craft at the sessions. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Sign-up sheets are at the front desk.

The next Book Discussion Club meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19. This month’s title is “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, and copies are available at the front desk. The Friends of the Book Discussion Club is open to anyone who enjoys reading and discussing what they’ve read.

The Friends of the Salisbury Public Library’s Football Fundraiser in ongoing. Pledges may be paid at the front desk. The winners of a football-themed gift basket will be drawn from completed pledges today, just in time for the Super Bowl.

The Friends of the Library will hold the second annual “Heart to Art” fundraiser. Beginning today, wooden hearts may be purchased at the front desk and turned into a work of art. The hearts are returned to the library for display. Join the Friends on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. and vote for the best heart. The winner will receive a gift box of chocolates, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Those wanting to staying current on everything happening at the library can sign up now for the library’s new email list. Signing up can be accomplished online at www.salisburylibrary.org, the Library’s Facebook page, the QR tag at the front desk or the old-fashioned way, on the paper list at the front desk.

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Town government only works with the help of residents, and there are a number of board and commissions seeking volunteers to fill existing vacancies. Anyone wishing to be appointed to fill the vacancies should send a letter of interest to Town Hall, 5 Beach Road.

Vacancies available:

Arts and Lottery/Cultural Council, two people, each serving three-year terms.

Council on Aging, three people, three-year terms.

Harbor Commission, two three-year terms.

Historical Commission, two three-year terms.

Library Trustees, two three-year terms

Planning Board, one five-year term.

Board of Registrars, one three-year term.

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Angeljean Chiaramida covers Salisbury for the Daily News. She can be reached at achiaramida@newburyportnews.com or at 978-462-6666, ext. 3271.

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