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Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

It's the Swansea Free Public Library annual Peep Diorama Contest.  Create a diorama based on a book.  Use peeps marshmallow treats to create a scene from one of your favorite books in a shoe-box sized diorama.  The finished diorama is due at the library by Friday April 12.  Peep into your favorite book.  Don't delay.  Grab a "Peep" of the action!

 

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Nature in Your Neighborhood

Join staff from Mass Audubon's Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary as we explore the wildlife around the Swansea area.  The program starts with a talk and activities, then we will explore the Village Park Trails behind the Library. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Swansea Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  Register online or call 508-223-3060

Meet Dog Musher Karen Land and Sled Dog Noggin

Join us as Swansea welcomes Iditarod Racer Karen Land and her dog Noggin.  Karen will talk about her experiences racing in the Iditarod,  the annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome.  The Iditarod began in 1973 as an event to test the best sled dog mushers and teams but has evolved into today's highly competitive race. Karen will tell us about her adventures as a musher.

 

Tree Lighting

Please join us on Sunday, December 2 at 5:30 PM at Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, Portsmouth, for the 35th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting program.  The tree lighting will take place when Santa Claus arrives at 6 PM.  Santa will greet each child in the Library after the lighting and cocoa and cookies will be served.  Bri

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