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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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Monday October 23, 2017 -  Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/family 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Pumpkin Decorating Contest Voting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Stop by the Children's Room and vote for your favorite decorated pumpkin. Each have been based on a book character. The winning family will receive a gift card to Barnes and Noble.

 

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/everyone 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 and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Friday story times

Wednesdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25, & Nov. 1 & 8

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

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/teen 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Fandom Frenzy: Betrayal at the House on the Hill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua Dick   6034972102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

• Like board games? • Like horror movies? • Prepared to survive?

Join us on a night of adventure, terror, and betrayal!

Only 6 spots available; for ages 12 & up. Registration required by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 23rd.

Minimum of 3 registrants with a maximum of 6. Parents encouraged to register and play as well!

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/kids 6:00 PM Reading with Molly the Reading Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Molly the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Molly” a certified reading therapy dog to our program designed to encourage readers at all levels to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children will have the opportunity to schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading with Molly on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Wednesday evenings.

Registration is required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the Children’s Room.  

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
   
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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 Story Time Thursdays October 5, 12, 19, 26 & Nov. 2 & 9 for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 11:00 AM Preschool Halloween Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Halloween PumpkinFor preschoolers.

Come in costume if you like and we’ll share some not-too-scary stories, games and refreshments!

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
   
 
GOFFSTOWN/adult 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Open Mic Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Microphone image for Open Mic Night at Goffstown Public LibraryNew Location: Goffstown Public Library

All forms of creative expression are encouraged. Relax, and enjoy an unpredictable evening of local talent. For high-school ages and up.

Co-hosted by the VolunTEENS of Crispin's House Coalition for Youth, and featuring coffee from Apotheca Flower and Tea Shoppe.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
Saturday October 28, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Saturday Drop-In Story TimeSaturdays September - November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Friday story times

Wednesdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25, & Nov. 1 & 8

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

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/kids 6:00 PM Reading with Molly the Reading Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Molly the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Molly” a certified reading therapy dog to our program designed to encourage readers at all levels to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children will have the opportunity to schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading with Molly on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Wednesday evenings.

Registration is required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the Children’s Room.  

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
   
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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 Story Time Thursdays October 5, 12, 19, 26 & Nov. 2 & 9 for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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Friday November 3, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Tuesday Story Time Child ReadingFridays: October 6, 13, 20 & Nov. 3 & 10 at 9:30 a.m. OR 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 10 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/adult 10:00 AM FAT: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

image: hamburger with sesame seed bun wrapped in tape measure

Learn how foods high in fat sneak into our diet, and effective ways you can reduce these foods without sacrificing flavor! Snacks, interactive activities, and recipes provided.

Registration is required.

Brought to you by the Goffstown Public Library and the Goffstown Parks & Rec Department, in conjunction with Southern New Hampshire Services.

    Location: Parks & Rec Building at 155 S. Mast Street, Goffstown
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Stories and More at 1 pmFridays: October 6, 13, 20 & Nov. 3 & 10 at 9:30 a.m. OR 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 11 spaces available.
Saturday November 4, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Saturday Drop-In Story TimeSaturdays September - November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Library Lab - Join the Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Join us for a tour of the GPL with our Director, Dianne Hathaway and speak to a member of the Library Board of Trustees about the services and resources you would like from your library. We are planning for the future and invite all community members to be part of the conversation!

Can't make it on a Saturday? Give Dianne a call and meet with her on a day and time that works best for you.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
 
GOFFSTOWN/teen 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Hype Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Keep Calm and Get Hype posterWant to talk about your favorite movies, games, anime, books and more? Join Hype Club today!

Teens in grades 6 - 12, join us on the first Saturday of every month.

No registration, just your favorite things! 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
 
office_meeting1 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Library Lab - Join the Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Join us for a tour of the GPL with our Director, Dianne Hathaway and speak to a member of the Library Board of Trustees about the services and resources you would like from your library. We are planning for the future and invite all community members to be part of the conversation!

Can't make it on a Saturday? Give Dianne a call and meet with her on a day and time that works best for you.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle Sprague   603-497-2102   michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
   

"Discussions at Dusk" Tuesday Evening Book Club
If you are interested in joining this book discussion group, contact the Library and we will provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm. Facilitated by Michelle Sprague.

2017 Book Selections:

  • 1/3 The Reader by Bernard Schlink
  • 2/7 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • 3/7 The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
  • 4/4 Why I Wake Early by Mary Oliver
  • 5/2 This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  • 6/6 Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  • 7/4 - no discussion, Library closed.
  • 8/1 Her Own Vietnam by Lynn Kanter
  • 9/5 World's Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne
  • 10/3 Ghost Story by Peter Straub
  • 11/7 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Jay Fowler
  • 12/5 The Finest Hours : The true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

The priority for books is given to discussion attendees. All other requests will be filled after the discussion date.

You can see all Book Discussion titles and previous years titles and group ratings at our website page: Book Discussion Groups.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Friday story times

Wednesdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25, & Nov. 1 & 8

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

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/kids 6:00 PM Reading with Molly the Reading Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Molly the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Molly” a certified reading therapy dog to our program designed to encourage readers at all levels to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children will have the opportunity to schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading with Molly on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Wednesday evenings.

Registration is required. To sign your child up for a 15 minute reading session call 497-2102 or stop by the Children’s Room.  

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
   
 
office_document_tack 6:30 PM Building & 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.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone 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. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
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Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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 Story Time Thursdays October 5, 12, 19, 26 & Nov. 2 & 9 for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Parents or caregivers participate with their children for a lively mix of stories, games, songs & movement activities.

Registration is required.

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Tuesday Story Time Child ReadingFridays: October 6, 13, 20 & Nov. 3 & 10 at 9:30 a.m. OR 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 10 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/kids 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
   

Stories and More at 1 pmFridays: October 6, 13, 20 & Nov. 3 & 10 at 9:30 a.m. OR 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 11 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/teen 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teen Movie: Wonder Woman Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

For teens ages 13 +.

Celebrate Veterans’ Day early by watching Wonder Woman ©Warner Bros. @ the Library!

Rated PG-13 for: sequences of violence and action, some suggestive content.

No registration required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Saturday November 11, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM  -  2:00 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 Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed for Veteran's Day.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Saturday Drop-In Story TimeSaturdays September - November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Monday November 13, 2017 -  Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_gift 9:00 AM Toys for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

The Goffstown Public Library is proud to be a local drop off site for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. The Foundation is in need of new and unwrapped toys and gifts for all ages, but especially TEENS. The toys will then be distributed in our own area for those children and teens in need. If you would like more information about the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation take a look at www.toysfortots.org.

A large box is available in the Library foyer for you to bring your donations of new, unwrapped toys - please add a child or teen to your shopping list this year.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 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 November 15, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 1:30 PM Literary Ladies/ Afternoon Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

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 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m. Facilitated by Sandy Whipple.

2017 Book Selections:

  • 1/18 Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
  • 2/15 Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • 3/15 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty
  • 4/19 The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas
  • 5/17 Her Own Vietnam by Lynn Kanter
  • 6/21 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  • 7/19 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • 8/16 The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
  • 9/20 The Red Bandanna: a life, a choice, a legacy by Tom Rinaldi
  • 10/18 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • 11/15 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • 12/20 News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The priority for books is given to discussion attendees. All other requests will be filled after the discussion date.

You can see all Book Discussion titles and previous years titles and group ratings at our website page: Book Discussion Groups.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
 
GOFFSTOWN/teen 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

TAB Mission
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Goffstown Public Library supports services to the community through participating in Library events, timely material suggestions, and pursuing other volunteer opportunities. TAB members will nurture a friendly, safe atmosphere mindful of personal and professional growth.

Are you looking for volunteer hours? Are you looking for a great club to put on your college application or resume? Do you have suggestions for library programs or the Teen Room?  

Help the library while having fun!

  • Discuss your ideas.
  • Help plan programs.
  • Suggest materials such as books, video games, and movies.
  • Eat some snacks!

TAB is for teens in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is requested.

    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. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Saturday Drop-In Story TimeSaturdays September - November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
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GOFFSTOWN/teen 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Breakout Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua Dick   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Like making puzzles and playing games? Want to design your own?
Join Breakout Club today to create unique and challenging puzzles for your peers!

Registration is appreciated.

Meetings are on the third Saturday of every month from 12 - 1 p.m.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Once Upon a Pie Baking Competition & Auction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends   603-497-2102   friends@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Bring your friends & family to enjoy a slice of pie (or two!) at this great community event, brought to you by the Friends of the Library. Winning pies in each category will be sold to the highest bidder!

•  Silent Auction  •  Prizes  •
•  Bid on Blue Ribbon Pies  •

Enjoy a slice of pie & drink for only $2.

Entrants - bring your pies & entry form to Stark Hall between 10am – 12pm. Entry forms can be downloaded and printed >> HERE <<.

  • Proceeds benefit the Friends who sponsor or subsidize many library programs throughout the year, including the Museum Pass Program; learn more at goffstownfriends.com.

Location: Stark Hall at 3 Church Street, Goffstown

Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 9:00 AM  -  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 Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closing at 2pm the day before Thanksgiving. Enjoy your holiday!

Thursday November 23, 2017 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 Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy your holiday!

Saturday November 25, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 9:30 AM Family Drop-In Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Saturday Drop-In Story TimeSaturdays September - November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/everyone 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 and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/teen 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Fandom Frenzy: Risk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua Dick   6034972102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Come join us for the classic board game of world domination!

Registration required by Monday, 11/27 at 5 p.m.; space is limited to 12 participants with a minimum of 3.
 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 10 spaces available.
Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/teen 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Hype Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Keep Calm and Get Hype posterWant to talk about your favorite movies, games, anime, books and more? Join Hype Club today!

Teens in grades 6 - 12, join us on the first Saturday of every month.

No registration, just your favorite things! 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle Sprague   603-497-2102   michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
   

"Discussions at Dusk" Tuesday Evening Book Club
If you are interested in joining this book discussion group, contact the Library and we will provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm. Facilitated by Michelle Sprague.

2017 Book Selections:

  • 1/3 The Reader by Bernard Schlink
  • 2/7 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • 3/7 The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
  • 4/4 Why I Wake Early by Mary Oliver
  • 5/2 This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  • 6/6 Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  • 7/4 - no discussion, Library closed.
  • 8/1 Her Own Vietnam by Lynn Kanter
  • 9/5 World's Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne
  • 10/3 Ghost Story by Peter Straub
  • 11/7 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Jay Fowler
  • 12/5 The Finest Hours : The true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

The priority for books is given to discussion attendees. All other requests will be filled after the discussion date.

You can see all Book Discussion titles and previous years titles and group ratings at our website page: Book Discussion Groups.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/teen 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

TAB Mission
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Goffstown Public Library supports services to the community through participating in Library events, timely material suggestions, and pursuing other volunteer opportunities. TAB members will nurture a friendly, safe atmosphere mindful of personal and professional growth.

Are you looking for volunteer hours? Are you looking for a great club to put on your college application or resume? Do you have suggestions for library programs or the Teen Room?  

Help the library while having fun!

  • Discuss your ideas.
  • Help plan programs.
  • Suggest materials such as books, video games, and movies.
  • Eat some snacks!

TAB is for teens in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is requested.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 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 13, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/teen 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Gingerbread House Decorating Competition Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua Dick   6034972102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Gather your team to compete in our 6th annual Gingerbread House Decorating contest! A gift certificate worth $30.00 goes to the winner!
Registration required; only 10 houses available.

We’ll provide all the materials - no outside materials permitted.

Winners will be declared on Wednesday, December 20th. Participants should pick up houses after winners are announced, displays left at the Library will be disposed of on Saturday, December 23rd at noon.
    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
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office_document_tack 6:30 PM Building & 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.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone 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. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 1:30 PM Literary Ladies/ Afternoon Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

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 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m. Facilitated by Sandy Whipple.

2017 Book Selections:

  • 1/18 Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
  • 2/15 Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • 3/15 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty
  • 4/19 The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas
  • 5/17 Her Own Vietnam by Lynn Kanter
  • 6/21 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  • 7/19 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • 8/16 The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
  • 9/20 The Red Bandanna: a life, a choice, a legacy by Tom Rinaldi
  • 10/18 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • 11/15 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • 12/20 News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The priority for books is given to discussion attendees. All other requests will be filled after the discussion date.

You can see all Book Discussion titles and previous years titles and group ratings at our website page: Book Discussion Groups.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor
 
GOFFSTOWN/teen 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Fandom Frenzy: Star Wars Trivia Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Think you know Star Wars? Come show off your knowledge.

Registration is required by 5 p.m. on Monday, December 18 - minimum registrants of 2 with a max of 8.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
        There are 4 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. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Christmas Day Observed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed in observance of Christmas Day. Enjoy your holiday!

Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/everyone 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 and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Thursday December 28, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/teen 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM After-Hours Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

For teens in grades 6 through 12.

Join us after the Library has closed for a night of awesome gaming with Mario Kart Wii (Rated E).

Registration is required by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26 - minimum registrants of 4 with a max of 12 (only 4 people can play at any one time). Reserve your spot today!

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
Saturday January 20, 2018 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Library Lab - Join the Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Join us for a tour of the GPL with our Director, Dianne Hathaway and speak to a member of the Library Board of Trustees about the services and resources you would like from your library. We are planning for the future and invite all community members to be part of the conversation!

Can't make it on a Saturday? Give Dianne a call and meet with her on a day and time that works best for you.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
 
office_meeting1 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Library Lab - Join the Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Join us for a tour of the GPL with our Director, Dianne Hathaway and speak to a member of the Library Board of Trustees about the services and resources you would like from your library. We are planning for the future and invite all community members to be part of the conversation!

Can't make it on a Saturday? Give Dianne a call and meet with her on a day and time that works best for you.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
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