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July 19, 2019

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Join us for Storytime in the Park at Abbie Griffin Park every Friday at Noon. We will meet by the bandstand for stories, songs, and activities. Feel free to bring a lunch! Storytime is aimed at children birth to 6 years old, but the whole family is welcome.  Our summer storytime session runs from... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 22, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Join us Monday mornings 10:15-11! Preschool Power is a weekly storytime for children ages 3 - 6. Each week we develop pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes, and a craft or activity. Our spring storytime session runs June 24 - August 16. Registration not required. Have questions... Read more
Audience: Kids
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Experienced players and newcomers are welcome.  Drop in for a hand or two! This group meets every Monday afternoon.
Audience: Adult
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  New York Times best-selling author Michael Tougias discusses his latest book So Close to Home: A True Story of An American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II, a tale of a U-boat attack in the Gulf of Mexico during World War II and a family caught in the... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 23, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Join us on Tuesdays at 10:15 for Wiggle Lit - our fun, energetic toddler storytime! Each week we will develop skills to prepare children for reading and writing. Wiggle Lit is designed for children ages 24 - 36 months with a caregiver and consists of read-aloud stories, songs and rhymes, and a... Read more
Audience: Kids
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Want a sweet way to beat the heat? Well then come compete in a colossal cupcake challenge! We won't be baking, but we will be eating! Guest judges will come in to determine who will win. Challenge will include flavor and presentation and will tie into this year's summer reading theme "A Universe of... Read more
Audience: Kids
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Special

July 24, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 24 at 6:00 PM! Show off your culinary skills at our seventh annual cupcake-decorating competition. We'll provide tools and tips. Ages 13 - 18. (Tweens ages 9 - 12 have a session Tuesday 7/23.) Challenges will include flavor and presentation and will tie into this year's summer... Read more
Audience: Teen
3:00pm - 5:00pm
This is a meeting for teens who have been accepted into the Teen Squad Initiative to participate in the Storytime Squad. Members of this squad work with Youth Services staff to provide our Wednesday Storytime in the Park session. 
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for Storytime in the Park at Veterans Park on Wednesdays at 4:00. We will meet from July 10 to August 14 in conjuction with the Teen Storytime Squad initiative.  How to find us: Veterans Park is on Camp Sargent Road - we will meet at the West entrance by the lake (NOT the... Read more
Audience: Kids
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Weekly meeting of the 470 Society Teen Squad.
Audience: Special, Teen
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Weekly meeting of the 470 Society Teen Squad.
Audience: Special, Teen

July 25, 2019

10:15am - 10:45am
Join us on Thursday mornings at 10:15 for Books & Babies Storytime! This is our classic lapsit storytime, perfect for babies age ... Read more
Audience: Kids
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This is a meeting for teens who have been accepted into the Teen Squad Initiative to participate in the Gamers' Guild.
Audience: Teen
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join Junior Book Group! Junior Book Group is for readers ages 7+ with an adult. We read the book ahead of time, then meet once a month to discuss what we've read, share snacks, and do a craft or activity that ties into the book we read.  July book information coming soon. We will meet on ... Read more
Audience: Kids
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Library is hosts a weekly group for those who enjoy handwork. Join others who knit, stitch, or crochet in the refurbished Lowell Room. We see it as a chance for mentoring, for creative sharing, and for camaraderie! All levels of experience are welcome, although formal instruction will not be... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 26, 2019

10:30am - 11:30am
Join us for a space-themed art program for kids 2-5 (with a grown-up). We’ll build flying saucers, design spiral mobiles, and color our own planets with paper marbling! Smocks will be available, but be sure to wear “messy” clothes! Registration required. Register online via this page, by calling... Read more
Audience: Kids
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Join us for Storytime in the Park at Abbie Griffin Park every Friday at Noon. We will meet by the bandstand for stories, songs, and activities. Feel free to bring a lunch! Storytime is aimed at children birth to 6 years old, but the whole family is welcome.  Our summer storytime session runs from... Read more
Audience: Kids
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Journey through the world of databases during our Database Discovery program, designed to showcase the many databases the Library has to offer and demonstrate the workings of a selected few. Patrons will receive a general overview of the Library's virtual offerings before being given a tour of A-to... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 29, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Join us Monday mornings 10:15-11! Preschool Power is a weekly storytime for children ages 3 - 6. Each week we develop pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes, and a craft or activity. Our spring storytime session runs June 24 - August 16. Registration not required. Have questions... Read more
Audience: Kids
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Experienced players and newcomers are welcome.  Drop in for a hand or two! This group meets every Monday afternoon.
Audience: Adult

July 30, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Join us on Tuesdays at 10:15 for Wiggle Lit - our fun, energetic toddler storytime! Each week we will develop skills to prepare children for reading and writing. Wiggle Lit is designed for children ages 24 - 36 months with a caregiver and consists of read-aloud stories, songs and rhymes, and a... Read more
Audience: Kids
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Audience: Special
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Sensory Storytime is a fun, interactive, educational storytime designed for preschool age children with autism and/or sensory challenges.  It involves books, songs, movement and therapeutic play that incorporate the senses. Each sensory storytime ends with an activity. This small-group storytime is... Read more
Audience: Kids
7:00pm - 8:30pm
You are invited to take an inside look at library operations via the books we put on our shelves. We will begin by reviewing guidelines from the American Library Association, the NH RSAs and the library’s Collection Development Policy. Participants will learn how and why librarians select a variety... Read more
Audience: Special

July 31, 2019

3:00pm - 5:00pm
This is a meeting for teens who have been accepted into the Teen Squad Initiative to participate in the Storytime Squad. Members of this squad work with Youth Services staff to provide our Wednesday Storytime in the Park session. 
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for Storytime in the Park at Veterans Park on Wednesdays at 4:00. We will meet from July 10 to August 14 in conjuction with the Teen Storytime Squad initiative.  How to find us: Veterans Park is on Camp Sargent Road - we will meet at the West entrance by the lake (NOT the... Read more
Audience: Kids
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Weekly meeting of the 470 Society Teen Squad.
Audience: Special, Teen
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Weekly meeting of the 470 Society Teen Squad.
Audience: Special, Teen

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