Have you ever wanted to try an escape room? During select dates in August, the Leach Library will present the “Escape the Tide Pool” challenge for adults.
The lower-level meeting room will be transformed into a seaside lair during sessions on Monday, August 20, Tuesday, August 21, Thursday, August 23, and Saturday, August 25. Solve all riddles and puzzles within the 60-minute timeframe to escape the tide pool or be swept out to sea! Groups of 4-6 adult participants (ages 18 and older) will follow clues to investigate the tide pool, conquer the kelp forest, hunt for treasure, battle the surf, and more. All participants will win a prize from the treasure chest.
This special event is free and open to adult library cardholders. Adults without a library card can also participate by providing a valid driver’s license. Advance registration is required and available first come, first serve. Smaller groups may need to be combined for scheduling purposes. For additional information or to register for a time slot, call the library at 432-1132.
Leach Library to Host “John Winant: New Hampshire Man of the World”
On Thursday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m., the Leach Library will offer the program “John Winant: New Hampshire Man of the World” by Richard Hesse.
Richard Hesse is currently Professor Emeritus at the UNH School of Law. He has published on a variety of legal and ethical topics. His academic concentration is on state and federal constitutional law and international human rights.
Join Mr. Hesse as he examines the life and impact of John G. Winant. A three-time governor of New Hampshire, Mr. Winant went on to serve the nation in several capacities on the national and international level. In the process, he became a hero to the British in World War II as well as the common man throughout the developed world.
This program is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals. It will be held in the library’s lower-level meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.