2nd Annual Fall Festival
10-06-2012 10:00am - 3:00pm
Ground Floor Meeting Room - Pollard Memorial Library (Map)
There's something for everyone at the Pollard Memorial Library 2011 Fall Festival. Young and old are welcome to come enjoy our performers, participate in our craft and facepainting workshops and eat the treats or 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. 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. (Childrenâ€™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
Weâ€™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) | "Check out" our Food For Art Raffle
During the Fall Festival 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 - 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 youâ€™re celebrating your freedom to read! Banned Books Week is sponsored by: American Booksellers Association, American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, American Library Association, American Society of Journalists and Authors, Association of American Publishers, and National Association of College Stores. Endorsed by: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.