Town offers book recycling
The town of Londonderry is now using the company Discovery-books.com to collect books. Two book bins are now located in the back parking lot behind Town Hall, all in an effort to keep unwanted books out of the landfill. Items accepted include hardcovers, paperbacks, textbooks, and encyclopedias. No magazines are accepted. For information contact the Public Works Department at 432-1100, ext. 13.
Scouts host annual bonfire
Londonderry Boy Scout Troop 521 hosts its annual Christmas tree bonfire on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Mack's Apples on Mammoth Road. Trees will be collected from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please do not drop off trees earlier than this date. The bonfire will begin at dusk and there will be a concession stand. Monetary donations are also welcome.
Supervisors of Checklist to meet
The Supervisors of the Voter Checklist will meet at the town clerk’s office Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. to correct the checklist and register voters.
To register to vote, one must provide proof of Londonderry residency, proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers, photo ID. Qualified applicants who don’t have proof may register if they sign an affidavit saying they are qualified for identify, age, citizenship and residency.
Young adult treasure hunt at library
Leach Library offers a young adult program that involves seeking treasure. The program is Thursday, Jan. 10, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Participants in grades six through 12 will team up to follow a map, solve puzzles and also enjoy refreshments and raffles. No registration is necessary.
Library hosts duck program
Leach Library hosts a children's program all about ducks and geese on Monday, Jan. 14, 4 to 5 p.m. at the library on Mammoth Road. Participants will hear stories, learn about the differences between ducks and geese and will leave with an inflatable duck beach ball. Call the library to register at 432-1127.
Library hosts 'Vanished Veterans'
Leach Library hosts a program "Vanished Veterans: New Hampshire's Civil War Monuments and Memorials" on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. The program is presented by historian George Morrison, who will share stories about some of the state's monuments and history. The program is free and open to the first 90 individuals due to limited seating.
Filing period opens Jan. 23
It’s not too early to think about running for office and the filing period for candidates hoping to run for town or school district office opens Jan. 23 and ends Feb. 1.
For the school district, open spots are school board member for three years; school district clerk, three years; school district moderator, three years; school district treasurer, three years. To file for school office, contact school district clerk Mary Wing Soares at 247-1679 or stop by the school district office from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 for final filing.