Book Club Pick for June 2018

May 3, 2018

The New Ipswich Library’s Adult Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month. Books are agreed upon by members of the group and topics vary.

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In June, we’ll discuss Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 6th, at 7pm. No registration is required, but if you’d like to borrow a copy of the book, please contact Anne Soini at 603-878-4644.


Book Club Pick for May 2018

April 6, 2018

The New Ipswich Library’s Adult Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month. Books are agreed upon by members of the group and topics vary.

People of the Book

In May, we’ll discuss Geraldine Brooks’s The People of the Book. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 2nd, at 7pm. No registration is required, but if you’d like to borrow a copy of the book, please contact Anne Soini at 603-878-4644.


Mindfulness Meditation Discussion – CANCELLED

March 12, 2018

CANCELLED – WILL UPDATE ONCE WE’RE ABLE TO RESCHEDULE

Mindfulness Meditation Discussion

with Maria Hanley of Willow Tree Yoga

Thursday, March 22nd, 7pm

Do you sometimes feel that you are overrun with stress, worry, or fear?  Have you ever thought that you would like to become more grounded, centered, and calm in your daily life but weren’t sure how to do it?  It is a challenge to quiet the thoughts in our minds and change the negative messages that we often tell ourselves.  There is a way!

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Mindfulness meditation is a tool that has been used for thousands of years.  Come join us at the New Ipswich Library as Maria Hanley of Willow Tree Yoga leads an interactive discussion exploring mindfulness meditation, and for those that are interested, we will end with a 5-10 minute guided relaxation/meditation.  You will also learn simple techniques that you can take home to try in the quiet of your own home.

The event is free, but a donation to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry in Greenville is appreciated.


Book Club Pick for March 2018

February 8, 2018

The New Ipswich Library’s Adult Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month. Books are agreed upon by members of the group and topics vary.

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In March, we’ll discuss Helen Simonson’s Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 14th (snow date), at 7pm. No registration is required, but if you’d like to borrow a copy of the book, please contact Anne Soini at 603-878-4644.


Book Club Pick for February 2018

January 4, 2018

The New Ipswich Library’s Adult Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month. Books are agreed upon by members of the group and topics vary.

Art of Racing in the Rain

In February, we’ll discuss Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 7th, at 7pm. No registration is required, but if you’d like to borrow a copy of the book, please contact Anne Soini at 603-878-4644.


Laugh Free and Live!

January 4, 2018

Laugh Free and Live!

Join us at the Library on Thursday, January 18th, at 7pm

for lots of laughter to help brighten up your winter!

The New Ipswich Library, sponsored by the Stearns-Burton Lecture Committee, welcomes Saundra Maisey, Certified Laughter Leader, to discuss laughter wellness. Saundra is a Certified Laughter Leader (CLL) with the World Laughter Tour, based out of Columbus, OH, and has held that title since completing training in August of 2005.

Saundra will provide a background on laughter therapy and information about why laughter is good for your physical and mental state. The program will last for about an hour with people up and out of their seats to move around, combining laughter with physical activity. No experience is required. You don’t need to be funny or know any jokes to join us for a fun night out.

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5 Things Laughter Does:
*Makes the immune system more effective
*Improves breathing & oxygen intake
*Good cardio-vascular effects (lower blood pressure)
*Improves digestion
*Relieves stress, lifts spirits

We hope to see you there!

This event is free, but a donation for the St. Vincent-DePaul Food Pantry in Greenville is always appreciated.

This program is sponsored by the Stearns-Burton Lecture Committee.

The snow date for this program is January 25th at 7pm.