Friday, April 15, 2016

Kimball Library News 4/11/16

BOOK DONATIONS: It’s time to bring them in!  Gather up any gently used books, DVDs, Blu-ray, or music CDs that you no longer need and bring them to us.  The Town-wide Yard Sale is coming up in May and we’d like to have a nice selection for folks to peruse and purchase.  These items take some time to be sorted through which is why we are asking for them in advance.

Please be sure books are not moldy or damaged and that music and movies are playable the entire way through.  We do not accept any magazines, text books, encyclopedias, or Reader’s Digest condensed books.

When we receive your donation, we first sort through to see if we’d like to add any of the items to our collection.  If we don’t add the item(s) to our collection, we then decide if it is to be sold or to be transferred to a charitable organization.  Please take care to recycle your unwanted items by helping the environment and your local library.

Donations can be received during open hours from Monday-Friday (10-8) and Saturday (10-3).  If you have large amounts of materials, please call ahead so we can be sure to assist you in the back of the building.  We’d appreciate any donations arriving by Thursday, May 19th, before 3pm.

ADAPTIVE GARDENING with PAM AYOTTE: Many gardeners have given up on gardening due to physical limitations.  Come on Tuesday, May 17th, at 1pm to learn about the variety of adapted techniques and modified gardening tools that can be purchased or made at home.   Pacing and energy conservation tips and techniques for gardening will also be covered.  Success stories of the ways one has modified things in their own gardens are also welcome as we can always learn from each other.

Pamela M. Ayotte, CTRS/L, is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and the Team Leader for the Therapeutic Recreation Department at Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, NH.  She is responsible for all aspects of inpatient care.  She has her certification as a Brain Injury Specialist, is an active member of the Brain Injury Core Team and has been involved with the development of Environment of Care for patients and a specialized Behavior Team.  Additionally, she has a Master’s degree in Management and Health Care Administration from New England College and is certified as an Aquatic Exercise Leader for the Arthritis Foundation.

MAY TUESDAY AFTERNOON MOVIES: Unless otherwise indicated, we’ll be showing movies in our ‘theater’ in comfy chairs.  Take a look at what’s in the queue--May 3: ‘Joy’, May 10: Youth, and May 24: ‘The Way’.  Movies start promptly at 1pm.  Popcorn will be served.

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