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June 18, 2014

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Library closes for part of day today

The Newburyport Public Library will be closed today from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for staff training.

The library will open at 1 p.m. and will close at the regularly scheduled time, 9 p.m.

Tween topic at Emma Andrews

The Emma Andrews Library & Community Center runs a free Tween group for girls in grades 5 to 7 who are ages 11 and 12. The group will meet every other Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.

Participants will complete arts and crafts projects, including bracelet-making, using Sculpey clay and painting with watercolors.

Olivia Shea, an art-loving junior at Newburyport High School, runs the program.

Call or stop by the library at 77 Purchase St. to sign up or for more information.

Programs at Salvation Army

Wednesday lunch, 11 a.m. to noon and Thursday dinner at 5 p.m. continues as usual except when a snow emergency.

Bread rack open to all every Monday-Friday at 10 a.m. Yoga on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. continues. Food Pantry continues every Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, 1 to 6 p.m.; please bring your own bags.

New series prayer group entitled Praying Always on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., followed by dinner.

All are welcome.

Food pantry needs helping hands

Able-bodied men are needed to help in the food pantry at The Salvation Army. This opportunity does require lifting. One person is needed every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and another is needed every Thursday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. If interested, call Donna at 978-465-0883, ext. 12.

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