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ATKINSON — Friends of the Library Biannual Sale of books and garage sale will be held in conjunction with the Town Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Books will be sold per bag for $5 to $20, depending on bag size. Bring your own bag or buy one from the sale. There are so many choices ! There is literally something for everyone. Cash or check only, please.

For those of you who are doing the spring cleaning, the donation period is almost closed! Please bring (when we are open so we can welcome you back) your lightly used books, movies and CDs to put back on sale no later than Wednesday May 18th. We appreciate your efforts to remove any damaged items. or encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines or videotapes.

BUY NOW : Kimball Library Friends have created unique t-shirts and sweatshirts! Show your Atkinson pride and buy yours using the online link below. Available now only until May 22! All proceeds go to support programs and events hosted by the Kimball Library. Type the link to order into your computer’s address bar and all purchases will be available for pickup at the library shortly after May 22. You’ll look stylish AND be an Atkinson fan!

ANALYSIS OF THE CONFLICT BETWEEN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE: Join us on Thursday, May 12 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for this relevant information.

With the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, speaker Rebecca McGory will present on the evolution of relations between the two countries, highlighting the major events leading up to this moment. It will offer a confrontational analysis of the situation as it currently stands, including which other countries are involved and how they have come to play a role in current events. There will be a Q&A session at the end.

Rebecca McGory holds an MA in Russian Politics and Society from King’s College London, an MA in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and an MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security from the University of Malta. She is currently a program officer at one of nine refugee resettlement agencies in the United States.

NEW MUSEUM PASSES: We are thrilled to offer two new passes to our collection.

the New Hampshire Children’s Museum offers children and families the opportunity to explore art, science and culture through dozens of activities and exhibits. Among these are the Thinkering and Steam Innovation Labs; Dino Detective; Musical matrix and sound watch; naturalist’s study; cave explorers; and post office. The newly reopened Dover Adventure Playground features a life-size flat-bottomed vintage gundalow boat; a net climber; swings and slides; a 3-storey garrison tower; a 1,200-pound, 3 x 8-foot climbable granite fish sculpture; a paddling pool; musical instruments; and a life-size “whale’s tail” sculpture perched on the roof of the Dover Pool. Regular special events take place throughout the year, including the Dover Mini Maker Faire; Teddy bear clinic + picnic; toddler party; 5K road race + Kid-Venture course; and Earth Day Celebration; among others. A museum shop is on site.

Discovery Museum, located on a four-acre campus in Acton, Massachusetts, the museum aims to provide an environment in which play becomes a vehicle for learning about science, technology and nature. The museum building contains a number of galleries dedicated to teaching science concepts in a fun and hands-on environment, as well as themed play areas for young visitors. Outdoors, Discovery Woods features a natural playscape with cargo net climbing, nest swing and beaver lodges, plus a treehouse with viewing deck and inflatable bridge. It is possible to practice orienteering with maps and instructions provided on the trails of the property. A museum shop is on site. The museum building is fully ADA compliant, with exhibits based on universal design principles.STAY TUNED: Visit our website, Facebook page, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram account to learn about program updates and more resources.

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