May 2003 Children's Room News

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Muggles School - Sign Up Now

“Throckmorton” will be appearing at the library on June 13th, Friday the 13th to be exact. Magic for Muggles will be presented at 3:30 PM.

Thirty children (age 7 and older) will be admitted to the Hogwarts School of Magic. “Throckmorton” will be instructing future wizards in the ways of magic as he tries to earn his teaching position at the school.

Sign ups will begin on May 1, 2003 and must be limited to only 30 chidlren. Participants will learn how to perform real magic tricks, props and all! Everyone attending will leave with a magic wand, a certificate, real magic instruction and having had a wonderful time.

“Throckmorton” or Gregory McAdams has been performing magic for 10 years and has worked closely with schools. Once inside, children will immediately know how much fun they will have. This program is in preparation for the release on June 21, 2003 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Call the Children’s Room at 926-4729 for more information and to sign up!

Reading Roundup

May 21, 2003 will be the Reading Roundup - an exciting end to another season of reading and enjoying books before a new summer reading program begins. This program will begin at 3:30 PM

Children are encouraged to dress in western style for a rootn’ tootn’ good time.

Sign ups for this program will begin on May 1st. Call the Children’s room at 926- 4729 for more information and to sign up!

G is For Granite Was Great

Marie Harris and Karen Holman, author and illustrator of G is for Granite visited the Lane Memorial Library on April 16th.

Everyone had a wonderful time listening to these talented people explain their process of creating their book and then sharing this book with the audience.

Watch for our summer program guide, which will be available on June 13th for more information about these two tallentedNew Hampshire residents.

Marie Harris will be at the opening night of the Center for the Book in Concord, at the State Library on May 5th.

Read this related article on the library's website: 'G' Is For Great, Grandiose, Granite-inspired Literature

Reading Rocks the Granite State

2003 New Hampshire Summer Reading Program

Plans are being made for another summer of super reading and interesting programs.

Sign ups will begin on June 13th and programs will begin on June 25th. Information on our programs will be available on June 13, 2003.

Plans for this summer will include music (rock), geography (rock) and many programs for older readers.

Each Wednesday there will be an open story time for all non-readers. As in years past, all children are encouraged to participate in our summer program and being read to counts!

Sign ups for each program will be important this year as some of the programs will be limited - especially the Thursday afternoon programs for grades 4 and up. We will have more details in June!

Dates to Remember

  • May 21, 2003 - Reading Roundup
  • May 26, 2003 - Memorial Day - library closed
  • June 13, 2003 - Muggles School
  • June 13, 2003 - Summer Reading sign ups begin
  • June 25 and 26, 2003 - Summer Reading Programs begin
Please call the Children’s Room at 926-4729 for information on any of our programs.


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