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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 November 1, 2017 -  Saturday December 30, 2017 Go To Top
office_document_tack 9:00 AM Personal Care Item Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Let’s Get Personal: Personal Care Item Drive

When you drop off needed items at the Library, we’ll deliver them to the Goffstown Network Food Pantry.

The list: soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste/mouthwash/dental floss, toothbrushes, razors for women and men, shaving cream, moisturizers, feminine hygiene products, diapers, and baby wipes.

The need for families in our community is great and we're hoping to make a difference during this season of thanks and celebration.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
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
Wednesday November 15, 2017 -  Friday December 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM Gold Star / Blue Star Tree Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Tree of Stars

The Gold Star / Blue Star community tree is installed at the Lions Club Popcorn Stand this holiday season. Honor those who serve by adding the name of a loved one to an appropriately colored star, available at the Library.

The stars and their respective colors represent the following:

  • Gold/Yellow Star - Killed in Action
  • Blue Star -  Served/Serving
  • Red Star - Injured in Action
  • Black Star - POW/MIA

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library
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.
 
GOFFSTOWN/family 6:30 PM Family Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Fun for the whole family!  The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library are generously providing the gingerbread houses and the decorating goodies, you just need to bring your imaginations.

Space is limited - registration is required. One registration per family please.

  • Saturday, November 25 at 12 noon.
  • Wednesday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 30 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 9 at 11:00 a.m.

 

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday December 8, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 10:00 AM Preschool Holiday Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Preschoolers, join us for holiday movies:

  • 12/1: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas ©Warner Bros., Not Rated, ~26 min.
  • 12/8: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland ©Warner Bros., Not Rated, ~25 min.
  • 12/22: ‘Twas the Night before Christmas ©Warner Bros., Rated G, ~25 min.

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Galileo Breakout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua Dick   603-497-2102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

portrait of GalileoGalileo’s theories have him placed under house arrest. He needs you to help him publish his latest manuscript. Can you solve the puzzles in time to get his work out and change science forever?

For teens grades 6th through 12th

Each session caps at 5 members

Registration required by 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 6th

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Galileo Breakout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joshua Dick   6034972102   joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
   

portrait of GalileoGalileo’s theories have him placed under house arrest. He needs you to help him publish his latest manuscript. Can you solve the puzzles in time to get his work out and change science forever?

For teens grades 6th through 12th

Each session caps at 5 members

Registration required by 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 6th

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/family 11:00 AM Family Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Fun for the whole family!  The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library are generously providing the gingerbread houses and the decorating goodies, you just need to bring your imaginations.

Space is limited - registration is required. One registration per family please.

  • Saturday, November 25 at 12 noon.
  • Wednesday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 30 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 9 at 11:00 a.m.

 

    Location: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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 is 1 space available.
 
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
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GOFFSTOWN/everyone 6:30 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 will not be meeting in December. Their next meeting will be January 10, 2018. For reminders and Friends updates, please sign up for their newsletter at www.goffstownfriends.com.

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
Friday December 15, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 10:00 AM Kids Holiday Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Cocoa and Christmas tree

Kids up through kindergarten are invited to celebrate the holidays!

We'll make a craft and prepare some magical reindeer food, as we enjoy delicious treats and listen to stories.

Registration is required; for Goffstown Public Library cardholders.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/adult 6:30 PM Adult Gingerbread House Decorating Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Whipple   603-497-2102   sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Revisit the childlike magic of the holidays by decorating a gingerbread house with us. Houses, frosting and candy are provided.

Registration Required; limited to adult cardholders. One registration per family please.

There are 3 sessions for this adult event, please limit your sign  to one of the dates. This event is not part of our Children's Room programming, please visit the Family listings on our calendar for that event.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
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
 
office_document_tack 5:30 PM Human Resources Committee of the Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Human Resources Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

    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 2 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
Friday December 22, 2017 Go To Top
GOFFSTOWN/kids 10:00 AM Preschool Holiday Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Patti   603-497-2102   pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
   

Preschoolers, join us for holiday movies:

  • 12/1: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas ©Warner Bros., Not Rated, ~26 min.
  • 12/8: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland ©Warner Bros., Not Rated, ~25 min.
  • 12/22: ‘Twas the Night before Christmas ©Warner Bros., Rated G, ~25 min.

No registration required.

 

    Location: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
 
misc_handshake 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Community Volunteers Needed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dianne Hathaway   603-497-2102   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
   

partnership by Vectors Market from the Noun ProjectOur community partner, the Goffstown Network, needs volunteers:

On Friday evening, December 22 at 6:30 p.m., the Goffstown Network will be packing boxes for distribution to Saturday morning clients. This event lasts approximately 1 hour at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Goffstown.

All members of the community are invited to join us to help out. Please help if you can!

For more information: http://goffstownnetwork.org/.

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 9 spaces available.
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