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Kids and families

GUILFORD Soccer at the Library (Grades 5-8): Peter Welch will lead an energetic and fun week of Soccer. Each day will start at the library with breakfast and a preview from the Library’s new offerings of soccer-related books, including Alex Morgan's autobiography Breakaway" and national bestseller "Outcasts United." Campers "warm-up" with a run to the Guilford Central School for a physical and fun morning of soccer drills, games, freestyle exercises, and group scrimmages. The day ends with a walk back to the library, cooling off, and exploration at Weeks Forest and the Playscape. 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. No soccer experience needed. Shin guards required. Cleats and bringing your own soccer ball encouraged. This is the library's first in-person program since February. Through Friday, July 24. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Your Pre-Used Cell Phone Can Help a Person in Recovery: Brattleboro Area Mutual Aid Tech team (BAMA) and Steve West plan to provide Turning Point of Windham County with as many refurbished pre-used cell phones as they can so people in recovery can access online and phone supports. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. every week, Mon.-Sat. Bring your used (but still working) cell/smart phones to the Brooks Memorial Library's main entrance. Disinfect and factory reset your phone(s) before donating. Through Saturday, July 25. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Pick Up a Free Copy of "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas followed by 4 -Part Zoom Discussion: Discussions facilitated by Dr. Dottie Morris on consecutive Mondays starting on 7/27. Discussions: 7/27 (pages 1-135), 8/3 (p. 136-278), 8/10 (p. 281-370), 8/17 (p. 373-444). In addition to the Rockingham Free Public Library, books can also be picked up at Lisais Market, Best Dressed Laundromat, Shell Stn. (at Red Light Hill). Through Monday, August 17. Free. Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St. Supply your email and phone number to the Library by 7/20 to receive a Zoom invite: 802-463-4270,



July 2020