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Library Hours:
    Mon, Thur, Fri: 9am - 5pm
    Tue, Wed : 9am - 8pm
    Sat (Sept - June): 9am - 2pm

Please remember that children under 11 years of age must have a parent or guardian remain in the building while attending programming.

    

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Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading with Fritz and Huck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Reading with Huck

6-week reading program on Wednesday evenings for readers up through grade 4. Certified reading therapy dogs and their owners are returning for our weekly program which is designed to encourage reluctant readers to practice their skills.  

Children will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes reading one-on-one with Fritz or Huck, certified reading therapy dogs, on a regular basis. Reading times will be 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 p.m.  Fritz has limited availability this fall.

Registration Required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the library.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
office_document_tack 10:00 AM Building and Facilities Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet. All meetings of the Library Board of Trustees and its committees are open to the public.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
ent_stage1 7:00 PM Secondhand Chic Fashion Show Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise   603-497-2102   denises@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Secondhand Chic with Goffstown Public Library"Around the World on a Shoestring"

Local, high school models will showcase outfits they've selected from Goffstown's Community Clothing Center.

Also featuring:

  • The GHS Art Club
  • Jax Sax Recycled Purses

Refreshments compliments of The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library.

Admission is free but please bring a non-perishable food item to be entered into drawings. This event benefits the Goffstown Network Food Pantry. This event is sponsored by the Community Clothing Center and the Goffstown Public Library.

    Location: Goffstown High School Auditorium
Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4 @ 1 p.m.
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM Evening Book Discussion 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Sheehan   603-497-2102   jessicas@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Book Discussion

"Discussions at Dusk" Tuesday Evening Book Club
Contact the library if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we will provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm. Facilitated by Jessica Sheehan.

2014 Book Selections:

  • 10/7 The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
  • 11/4 Someone by Alice McDermott
  • 12/2 Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading with Fritz and Huck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Reading with Huck

6-week reading program on Wednesday evenings for readers up through grade 4. Certified reading therapy dogs and their owners are returning for our weekly program which is designed to encourage reluctant readers to practice their skills.  

Children will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes reading one-on-one with Fritz or Huck, certified reading therapy dogs, on a regular basis. Reading times will be 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 p.m.  Fritz has limited availability this fall.

Registration Required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the library.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of the Library   497-2102   friends@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library, is an association interested in the Goffstown Public Library, who support the Library Bill of Rights, and offers the opportunity to focus public attention on and stimulate the use of the library. The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6 & 13
Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration Required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday October 10, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 9:00 AM Halloween Costume Swap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

daily: Costume Swap at Goffstown Public LibraryFriday, October 10 through Thursday, October 30

For children up through 4th grade. Get those little goblins ready for Halloween by trading their outgrown costumes at our costume swap. All participants must bring a clean costume in good condition to trade.

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Storytime at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 10, 17, 24, & Nov. 7 & 14
(no class on Friday, Oct. 31 due to Preschool Halloween Party)

Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
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Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Closed for Columbus Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closed for Columbus Day.

Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4 @ 1 p.m.
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM The Nepal Chronicles with author Dan Szczesny Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Author, hiker, and associate publisher of The Hippo, Dan Szczesny will discuss his newest work, The Nepal Chronicles. With his experiences caught in pictures and in prose, Dan's adventures come to life. Please join us for an evening of Dan's stories, his book, and his incredible journey.

Registration appreciated. Seating can only be guaranteed for registrants.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Blank Page Writer's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

We invite all Writer's Group participants to attend tonight's program introducing author Dan Szczesny, the new group moderator. Dan will discuss his latest book, The Nepal Chronicles. The Writer's Group has been on hiatus and will resume regularly scheduled meetings in November.

The Blank Page is a writing group for the beginner to the experienced, and meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Every writer needs a support network, so let this be yours! Monthly group writing workshops are where you can share your work with the support of other local writers. Please bring a notebook and pencil/pen to The Blank Page meetings.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teens 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise   497-2102   denises@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Teens at GPLTeens in grades 6 -12.
Do you have suggestions for teen materials such as books, movies, music, magazines and video games for the Teen Room? What specific programs would you like to see offered for teens?

Joining TAB may fulfill School Service Hours - ask your school advisor. Please register.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are many spaces available.
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.  All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.  All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading with Fritz and Huck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Reading with Huck

6-week reading program on Wednesday evenings for readers up through grade 4. Certified reading therapy dogs and their owners are returning for our weekly program which is designed to encourage reluctant readers to practice their skills.  

Children will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes reading one-on-one with Fritz or Huck, certified reading therapy dogs, on a regular basis. Reading times will be 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 p.m.  Fritz has limited availability this fall.

Registration Required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the library.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6 & 13
Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration Required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Storytime at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 10, 17, 24, & Nov. 7 & 14
(no class on Friday, Oct. 31 due to Preschool Halloween Party)

Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
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Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 8:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of the Library   603-497-2102   friends@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Friends of the Library Book SaleThe Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will be held outdoors. All new donations.

  • Not "picked over"
  • Not scanned
  • Categorized & Sorted

Also: Baked Goods, Crafts & Free Coffee

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Lawn
 
holiday_pumpkin 9:00 AM Halloween Costume Swap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

daily: Costume Swap at Goffstown Public LibraryFriday, October 10 through Thursday, October 30

For children up through 4th grade. Get those little goblins ready for Halloween by trading their outgrown costumes at our costume swap. All participants must bring a clean costume in good condition to trade.

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
holiday_pumpkin 9:00 AM Pumpkin Decorating Contest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Photo by kmrtigger on CafeMom.com.

Show us your creative side—decorate a pumpkin (one pumpkin per family, provided by the library) to represent your favorite BOOK character. The winning family will receive a gift card to Barnes and Noble!

Registration is required for this program - due to space constraints, only registered families can participate. Pumpkins can be picked up at the library between 10/18 & 10/22. Decorated pumpkins must be delivered to the library by 10/25 at 1:30 p.m. For all the details, please read this handout.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4 @ 1 p.m.
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 6:30 PM (Not So) Elementary, My Dear Watson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica   603-497-2102   jessicas@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Popularity of Sherlock Holmes at Goffstown Public Library

Sherlock Holmes, the most portrayed literary character of all time, is alive and well in the 21st century! Why is Sherlock Holmes so popular? Our guest speaker from the NH Humanities Council, Ann McClellan, explores the origins of the famous detective and tracks his incarnations in literature, film, advertising, and modern media.

Registration appreciated. Seating is only guaranteed for registrants.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 9:00 AM Pumpkin Decorating Contest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Photo by kmrtigger on CafeMom.com.

Show us your creative side—decorate a pumpkin (one pumpkin per family, provided by the library) to represent your favorite BOOK character. The winning family will receive a gift card to Barnes and Noble!

Registration is required for this program - due to space constraints, only registered families can participate. Pumpkins can be picked up at the library between 10/18 & 10/22. Decorated pumpkins must be delivered to the library by 10/25 at 1:30 p.m. For all the details, please read this handout.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
lib_bookpurple 1:30 PM Literary Ladies/ Afternoon Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Literary Ladies Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we will provide you with a book. We meet the 4th Wednesday of each month @ 1:30pm. Facilitated by Sandy Whipple.

2014 Book Selections:

  • 10/22 The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
  • 11/19 Quiet by Susan Cain *note this is the 3rd Wednesday
  • no meeting in December
    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
 
school_graduate 6:00 PM College Overview Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise   603-497-2102   denises@goffstownlibrary.com
   

NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation Ideal for high school juniors, seniors and parents. Presented by NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) Network Organizations’ Center for College Planning.

You'll be presented with information about the college admissions and financial aid process including: What qualifications are colleges looking for? What questions should be asked on a college tour? How do we apply for financial aid? Attendees will receive our college planning guide, The College Insider.

Registration appreciated. Seating can only be guaranteed for registrants.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading with Fritz and Huck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Reading with Huck

6-week reading program on Wednesday evenings for readers up through grade 4. Certified reading therapy dogs and their owners are returning for our weekly program which is designed to encourage reluctant readers to practice their skills.  

Children will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes reading one-on-one with Fritz or Huck, certified reading therapy dogs, on a regular basis. Reading times will be 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 p.m.  Fritz has limited availability this fall.

Registration Required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the library.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Thursday October 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6 & 13
Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration Required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
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Friday October 24, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 9:00 AM Halloween Costume Swap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

daily: Costume Swap at Goffstown Public LibraryFriday, October 10 through Thursday, October 30

For children up through 4th grade. Get those little goblins ready for Halloween by trading their outgrown costumes at our costume swap. All participants must bring a clean costume in good condition to trade.

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Storytime at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 10, 17, 24, & Nov. 7 & 14
(no class on Friday, Oct. 31 due to Preschool Halloween Party)

Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
ent_microphone2 7:00 PM Open Mic Night at Apotheca Flower Shoppe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Open Mic Night Sponsored by the Goffstown Public Library
Located at: 24c Main Street, Goffstown (across the street from Ace Hardware). Sign up or just show up at Apotheca.
*High school ages and up.

    Location: Apotheca on Depot Street
Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
 
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise   497-2102   denises@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Anime Club at the Goffstown Public LibraryFor teens in grades 6 & up. Watch an anime video, draw, trade and share ideas! Snacks always provided. This is for YOU! Make it YOUR Club!

No registration required.

You can also follow us on the Teen Facebook Page.
 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
 
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO Block Builders Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

at Goffstown Public LibraryAll ages welcome.
We have lots of LEGO blocks, you just need to bring your imagination and come build with us!
No registration required.
 

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4 @ 1 p.m.
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM Jump Start Your Own Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Jump Start Your Own Business!

Have a great idea, but not sure where to start? Robin McCune, owner of Jump! Snacks, LLC., will share how she got her local, home-based business off the ground. MaryAnn Manoogian from the Center for Women’s Business Advancement at SNHU will be here to tell us how the CWBA can assist in starting a business. Samples of Jump! Snacks will be served.
Registration Appreciated. Seating can only be guaranteed for registrants.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knit & Crochet Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_earth 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM It's a Geek Thing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise   603-497-2102   denises@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Teens in grades 6 & up are welcome to join our monthly club to discuss geeky things, play geeky games, watch geeky videos, and make geeky crafts! Meet other teens who share your interests in Dr. Who, Star Trek, The Walking Dead, Sherlock Holmes, The  Hobbit, Buffy, Merlin, and more!

Registration is Appreciated.

 

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    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading with Fritz and Huck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Reading with Huck

6-week reading program on Wednesday evenings for readers up through grade 4. Certified reading therapy dogs and their owners are returning for our weekly program which is designed to encourage reluctant readers to practice their skills.  

Children will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes reading one-on-one with Fritz or Huck, certified reading therapy dogs, on a regular basis. Reading times will be 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 p.m.  Fritz has limited availability this fall.

Registration Required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the library.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
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Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 9:00 AM Halloween Costume Swap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

daily: Costume Swap at Goffstown Public LibraryFriday, October 10 through Thursday, October 30

For children up through 4th grade. Get those little goblins ready for Halloween by trading their outgrown costumes at our costume swap. All participants must bring a clean costume in good condition to trade.

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6 & 13
Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration Required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 11:00 AM Preschool Halloween Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Preschool Halloween Party at Goffstown Public Library Preschoolers are invited to come in costume (if you like) and we'll share some not-too-scary stories, games and refreshments!

For preschoolers and ages up through kindergarten.

Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 24 spaces available.
Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tuesdays: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4 @ 1 p.m.
Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM Evening Book Discussion 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Sheehan   603-497-2102   jessicas@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Book Discussion

"Discussions at Dusk" Tuesday Evening Book Club
Contact the library if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we will provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm. Facilitated by Jessica Sheehan.

2014 Book Selections:

  • 11/4 Someone by Alice McDermott
  • 12/2 Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading with Fritz and Huck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Reading with Huck

6-week reading program on Wednesday evenings for readers up through grade 4. Certified reading therapy dogs and their owners are returning for our weekly program which is designed to encourage reluctant readers to practice their skills.  

Children will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes reading one-on-one with Fritz or Huck, certified reading therapy dogs, on a regular basis. Reading times will be 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 p.m.  Fritz has limited availability this fall.

Registration Required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the library.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6 & 13
Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration Required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday November 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Storytime at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 10, 17, 24, & Nov. 7 & 14
(no class on Friday, Oct. 31 due to Preschool Halloween Party)

Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday November 11, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Closed for Veteran's Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closed for Veteran's Day.

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Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Blank Page Writer's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

November's meeting will introduce the new group moderator, author Dan Szczesny. Please note the date change for this month's meeting to a Wednesday.

The Blank Page is a writing group for the beginner to the experienced, and meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Every writer needs a support network, so let this be yours! Monthly group writing workshops are where you can share your work with the support of other local writers. Please bring a notebook and pencil/pen to The Blank Page meetings.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of the Library   497-2102   friends@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library, is an association interested in the Goffstown Public Library, who support the Library Bill of Rights, and offers the opportunity to focus public attention on and stimulate the use of the library. The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6 & 13
Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration Required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Friday November 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 9:30 AM Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Storytime at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 10, 17, 24, & Nov. 7 & 14
(no class on Friday, Oct. 31 due to Preschool Halloween Party)

Preschoolers & their families are invited to enjoy stories, crafts & activities.
Registration is Required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
 
food_meal 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Check Out What's Cookin' Book-Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica   497-2102   jessicas@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Goffstown Library Card Holders - Join our cookbook club for talk, tips & tasting! Each participant prepares their favorite recipe from the month's selected cookbook to share! Participants must register for each meeting separately. Registration for each meeting will begin on the date of the previous meeting. For Goffstown Public Library Cardholders.

November 15th selection: Jamie’s Food Revolution by Jamie Oliver.

Books are distributed on a 1st come, 1st served basis. In the case of limited books, a copy of the book will be on reserve for use at the library.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
        There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 1:30 PM Literary Ladies/ Afternoon Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Literary Ladies Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we will provide you with a book. We meet the 4th Wednesday of each month @ 1:30pm. Facilitated by Sandy Whipple.

2014 Book Selections:

  • 11/19 Quiet by Susan Cain *note this is the 3rd Wednesday
  • no meeting in December
    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.  All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Saturday November 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
 
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise   497-2102   denises@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Anime Club at the Goffstown Public LibraryFor teens in grades 6 & up. Watch an anime video, draw, trade and share ideas! Snacks always provided. This is for YOU! Make it YOUR Club!

No registration required.

You can also follow us on the Teen Facebook Page.
 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knit & Crochet Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 2:00 PM Closing Early for Thanksgiving Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closing at 2pm the day before Thanksgiving. Enjoy your holiday!

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Thursday November 27, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Thanksgiving Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy your holiday!

Saturday November 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doreen   603-497-2102   doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Family Storytime at Goffstown Public Library

Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together!     

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book3 6:30 PM Evening Book Discussion 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Sheehan   603-497-2102   jessicas@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Book Discussion

"Discussions at Dusk" Tuesday Evening Book Club
Contact the library if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we will provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm. Facilitated by Jessica Sheehan.

2014 Book Selections:

  • 12/2 Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Tuesday December 9, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Blank Page Writer's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Blank Page is a writing group for the beginner to the experienced, and meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Every writer needs a support network, so let this be yours! Monthly group writing workshops are where you can share your work with the support of other local writers. Please bring a notebook and pencil/pen to The Blank Page meetings.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
office_document_tack 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of the Library   497-2102   friends@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library, is an association interested in the Goffstown Public Library, who support the Library Bill of Rights, and offers the opportunity to focus public attention on and stimulate the use of the library. The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
office_document_tack 6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.  All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Tuesday December 23, 2014 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knit & Crochet Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 2:00 PM Closing Early for Christmas Eve Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closing at 2pm the day before Christmas. Enjoy your holiday!

Thursday December 25, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Closed for Christmas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closed Christmas Day. Enjoy your holiday!

Wednesday December 31, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 2:00 PM Closing Early for New Year's Eve Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the 2014 Holiday Schedule, the library will be closing at 2pm for New Year's Eve. Enjoy your holiday!

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