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2nd Annual Fall Festival - THIS SATURDAY October 6th, 10am-3pm

Come one come all! It’s our 2nd Annual Fall Festival this Saturday, October 6th from 10am-3pm.

Young and old are welcome to come enjoy our performers, participate in our craft and facepainting workshops and eat the treats and buy some books at the Friends of the Library Bake Sale and Mini-Book sale. Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable food item to be entered into our Food For Art raffle or the special movie themed Hunger (No More) Games event. Proceeds to benefit the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.

Schedule of Events:

10am: Creature Teachers Animal Program. Take a trip into the rainforest at the library with The Creature Teachers and animal friends at our special family friendly animal program! For children kindergarten and up. Sign up begins September 24, 2012. Stop by the Children’s Desk or call 978-674-1529 to reserve your spots. Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. (Meeting Room)

11am-1pm: Fall Drop-In Crafts and Face Painting. Welcome fall with some autumn creations. Local Girl Scouts will also be on hand to help make crafts. (Children’s Area)

10am-2pm: Book Sale courtesy of the Friends of the Library (Ground Floor Lobby)

11am-2pm: Bake Sale courtesy of the Friends of the Library (Ground Floor Lobby)

1:30pm: Hunger (No More) Games. We’re hosting our own Hunger Games, with a twist. We will test your knowledge with our Hunger Games trivia contest and your survival skills with our Hunger Games survival competition. The twist in our games is that if you bring a canned food item, we will enter you in our Hunger Games raffle. We’ll be raffling off a prize package of delicious items. Movie starts at 2:15pm (Meeting Room)

Food For Art Raffle: We will be raffling off two original works by local photographers, Tony Sampas and James Clifford. To enter, bring in at least 2 non-perishable food items. Winners do not have to be present to win. Food will be donated to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.

Banned Books Week Celebration: 30th Anniversary of Celebrating Our Freedom to Read. Banned Books Week is September 30th-October 6th. Come celebrate your freedom to read by checking out our display on banned/challenged books. Be a “model reader” yourself and read a book here at the library. Show everyone you’re celebrating your freedom to read!