December 2016
at the Hollis Social Library

The library will be closed:
Friday, December 23 -
Monday, December 26. 
as well as 
Sunday, January 1 and  
Monday, January 2. 
Below you will find information about our upcoming programs and events in the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

*Please register before the program or event
 you would like to attend .*

Sign-ups are available on our website two weeks prior to the event . Please contact the library with any questions. Thank you!
Facing Challenges with Dementia 
Part 1 of 3: Coping with Challenges and Accepting Your Loved One's Journey
Sunday, December 4 @ 2pm
Library Meeting Room

Validation is a powerful method that is used to achieve positive outcomes. This presentation will cover challenging situations we encounter as caregivers. We will discuss alternative approaches offered by Validation, which has been proven to be effective in communicating with a loved one living with memory loss.

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Temple Mountain
& the History of Skiing
with Mike Beebe
Tuesday, December 6 @ 7pm
Library Meeting Room
With a very active 72 year skiing history, Mike Beebe has many interesting stories to share. Son of the founders of Temple Mountain ski area in Peterborough, Charlie and Lucy Beebe of Hollis, Mike grew up on the slopes.
Mike eventually took over for his parents and ran Temple Mountain for 20 years. Join Mike as he talks about the history of skiing and the many changes in the sport he has seen, running Temple Mountain, and his new book: My Cathedral Temple Mountain.

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The Winter Cherries: 
A Family Concert Performance  
by Odds Bodkin
Wed nesday, December 7 @ 6pm
Lawrence Barn
Odds Bodkin, Master Storyteller, Musician and Author will join us at the Lawrence Barn for an evening of song and storytelling to get you in the holiday spirit! Pure magic for the whole family!

DIY Spa Day 
Wednesday, December 14 @ 11am   
Library Meeting Room     

Join HSL librarians to DIY your way to some fabulous homemade spa products. We will make a homemade moisturizer, PH restoring toner and a chocolate body scrub. Make them for yourself or give them away as gifts! All supplies will be provided but if you have a favorite essential oil, please feel free to bring it along. We will have several options available.

Teen Mystery Dinner Party
Thursday, December 15 @ 6pm
Library Meeting Room

Join us for dinner and a murder at the Library! Get your glam gear ready for an exciting night at the Teen Idol Awards!
Polar Express Winter Wonderland Party (Ages 5+)
Friday, December 16 @ 5:30-7:30

Miss Jackie will be joining us to sing holiday songs. Wear your PJs and bring a blanket. Enjoy a story, sing-along, cookies and hot chocolate. Parents, please feel free to drop your child(ren) off and get those last minute holiday errands done!

Sign up!  
Family Lego Night 
Tuesday, December 20 @ 6-7pm 
Library Meeting Room

Calling all architects, astronauts and artists! Come enjoy a family-fun-free-build and exhibit. We'll have loads of Legos as well as a variety of Lego kits.
Make Your Own Bracelet!
Tuesday, December 20 @ 4:30pm
Library Meeting Room
Hey crafty kids! Come learn how to make a super cool bracelet to wear or give as a gift! All supplies including looms and materials for a colorful bracelet will be provided.
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Hollis, NH 03049
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