Posted in Pepperell Library

Lawrence Loves – Issue 2

Please note that due dates, hold pickup dates, and library card expiration dates have all been changed to July 1, 2020. This adjustment was made after the recent announcement that non-essential Massachusetts businesses will remain closed until May 18.

Words With Friends

Do you want to play a game? Library staff members would love to play with you! Here’s what we’ve been playing and how to connect with us.

Words with Friends 2 Download Words with Friends 2 and look for LawrenceLibraryPepperell in the Friends tab.

Mario Kart Tour This is the smartphone application version of the popular Nintendo game. To add Amy (that’s me!) as a friend do the following: 1. Tap on Menu 2. Tap on the Friends icon 3. Tap on Add Friend 4. Enter player code 713969646952 to add “Timelordan” as a friend.

Nintendo Switch Online Looking for someone to visit your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Or someone to race in Mario Kart 8? Add Amy as a friend. Her Nintendo Switch Online code is: SW-2839-3949-1470. She’s welcoming visitors to her island (called Ghibli) in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

pokemon go

Pokémon Go Once you’ve opened the Pokémon Go application, you can add “This Charming Amy” by 1. Tapping your avatar’s face 2. Tap on Add Friend 3. Enter code 633771890407 or click on QR Code and scan the QR code above.

Now to our roundup of links we’ve shared on Facebook since April 24, 2020. The source of the link is in parentheses. Please note that links were current and functional as of  May 1, 2020.

Local Interest

Local Town Election Information (Town of Pepperell/Facebook) To help you stay safe the Town Clerk’s office is suggesting for you to get your Municipal Early Ballot Application online. If you have any questions please call the Town Clerk’s office at 978-433-0339 or clerk@town.pepperell.ma.us.

Pepperell Heroes Project (Pepperell Community Media) Submit your video honoring those in the Pepperell community who have helped make a difference, such as healthcare workers, first responders, essential businesses, community volunteers, or anyone else who is keeping us safe. The submission deadline is May 5, 2020.

Animals and Nature

Build Your Own Coral Reef (New England Aquarium)

Fascinating Carnivorous Plants (Museum of Science)

Incubating Ball Python Eggs (Museum of Science)

Neighborhood Birding (Nashua River Watershed Association)

31 Photo Of Gorgeous Birds Called Strawberry Finches (Bored Panda)

flowers
Grape hyacinth flowers at the library. Photo by Tina McEvoy

Arts, Crafts, and Games

Character Goodies: Hello Kitty (Sanrio)

Colour My Quarantine Free coloring pages by Italo-Canadian artist Camilla d’Errico (Camilla d’Errico)

Printmaking for Kids: Super Fun Fingerprint Art! (The Artful Parent)

7 Day LEGO Challenge (LEGO/Facebook)

Books, Education, and Culture

CW MARS OverDrive Catalog (CW MARS) Browse our digital books, audiobooks, and magazines via this link.

Dan Rather Reading “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost (Dan Rather/Facebook)

Downloadable Library Land Backgrounds: Vol. 1 (Library Land) The fabulous guys at the Library Land Project have put together two collections of downloadable library backgrounds – including a couple from the Lawrence Library! It was a pleasure meeting these two library lovers when they visited us last June. We hope to see them, and all of you, in the library again soon! In the meantime, jazz up your Zoom meetings with a library look with volume 1 or volume 2.

The Floral Fabric That Was Banned (BBC)

Good Omens: Lockdown (Terry Pratchett/YouTube)

Magic Tree House (Magic Tree House)

Wowbrary (Wowbrary) Visit Wowbrary to learn about the latest eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines added to our collection!

Health

Saving Your Health, One Mask at a Time (LinkedIn)

Home and Garden

Can’t Find Yeast? Raise Your Own In The #quarantinystarter Project (WBUR)

A Way to Have a Meatless Meal in a Hot Second (Lawrence Library/Facebook)

Performing Arts

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein (National Theatre/YouTube) From April 30-May 8, you can watch Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of the creature and Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein for free.

13 Fascinating Literary Adaptations You Can Stream for Free Online (Book Riot)

Story Times

Virtual Story Times on Thursday Mornings with Ms. Jennifer (Lawrence Library/Facebook)

Wild In Africa! Wild Kratts Read Along! (PBS Kids)

 

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Staff member at the Lawrence Library in Pepperell, Mass.

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