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05/23/16 New Display to View

                We have a new display up for you to view, Sharon & Sarah Krueger of Manchester, have a 3-D Puzzle Collection.  A jigsaw puzzle is a puzzle that requires the assembly of tiles or interlocking pieces in such a manner as to form a picture, or in this case a three-dimensional structure.  The puzzle pieces may be made of cardboard, wood, plastic, rubber, metal, or foam.  Sarah & Sharon like the Styrofoam pieces best because they don’t separate as easy. 

4/27/16 Pretty Pallets Fundraiser has begun!

The silent auction for the Pretty Pallets Fundraiser has begun. Bidding goes from Monday, April 25 until Saturday, May 5th. We have 38 items and not only would they make great additions to your garden or home, but they would also make wonderful gifts. There is a potting table, several painted pallets, birdhouses, wooden fishing lures, plaques, garden beds, and glass garden art to name a few. Stop in and place a bid today and you could be the lucky owner of a unique piece of art!

4/7/16 Pretty Pallet Projects Fundraiser UPDATE!


Our first donation for the Pretty Pallet Projects Fundraiser  has come in.  It's an adorable frog hanging on a fence with a planter below him.  Several other patrons have let us know that their project is almost done.  Look for all the creative Pretty Pallet Projects to be auctioned off in a silent auction starting April 25th and ending May 7th.  One of these items would make a great Mother's Day gift!  Money raised from the silent auction will go towards some new shelving to help with crowded shelves. 

3/16/16 Pretty Pallet Project Fundraiser

We are working on our next fundraiser.  Pretty Pallet Projects!  Wood pallets have long been vital to shipping processes.  Much more recently, they have become popular for home and outdoor projects.  It's not hard to see why.  Pallet wood is cheaper than regular wood, and using it is a form of recycling.  Perhaps more important than that though, is a pallets character.  All wood is unique,

2/24/16 Coloring Contest

In the beginning of February the Mill Pond Library held an Adult Coloring Class which was very well attended despite the winter weather.  Now those classmates have finished their works of art and they are on display, waiting for you to vote on them.  There are several subjects, from an octopus to birds to gardens and flowers.  Some have sayings, some are just colored.  They will be on display from Monday Feb.

02/16/2016 Coloring Entries Due Soon

Are you working on your adult coloring picture?  The contest deadline date is getting close.  If you’ve created a beautiful design bring it to the library and enter it in our Adult Coloring Contest. Entrants 18 & older can enter 1 picture which must be in  by Feb. 20th, this Saturday. The library will display the entries the following  2 weeks, Feb. 22nd through March 5th, and let the public vote, a penny per vote. 1st and 2nd prizes will be awarded.  Don't delay, bring your picture in today!

02/10/2016 Road to the Oscars

Our Road to the Oscar movie nights have begun.  Every Thursday in February, starting at 6pm,  we will be screening an Acadamy Nominated film.  This Thursday, Feb. 11th, we will be watching Bridge of Spies.  It's a dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events.  Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on a near impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

1/15/16 Adult Coloring Happening!

Coloring books are no longer just for kids. If you have walked through the book section of any store recently you will probably have noticed Adult coloring books on display. The Mill Pond Library in Kingston will be holding an “Adult Coloring” class on Tuesday, Feb. 2nd at 6pm. Kathy Sletten, who has jumped on the coloring bandwagon, will be talking about materials, tips, and techniques that she uses when coloring. And then you’ll have a chance to try them out.

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