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Come with your kids, Saturdays at 11 am in July and August. Venga con tus ninos, los sabados a las 11:00 en julio y agosto.
Open Storytimes & Puppet Shows are held five times a week. Please join us!
Call 589-4611 or stop by the Reference Desk to register.
Do you speak some Italian? Would you like the chance to talk with others in the language? Join this group that meets on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
No registration required. Stop by the training lab with your computer questions.
Through stories and music, learn how to read aloud and develop your baby's language and prereading skills. Babies and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Thursdays:
9:15 am and 10:15 am: ages 13 to 24 months
11 am and 12 noon: ages birth to 12 months
No registration required.
Hang out and discuss your favorite anime or manga series, participate in related games and activities, and display your anime sketches in the Teen Room. For ages 12 to 17.
The Library Board of Trustees usually meets on the first Tuesday of the month.
All are welcome to attend the Friends of the Nashua Public library meetings, on the second Monday of the month. The group supports the library through fundraising, advocacy, and volunteering.
This is the perfect place to share your original writing and provide feedback to others. All styles are welcome from fanfic to poetry, fiction to song lyrics. You can join the group by emailing email@example.com for more information. Grades 6–12.
80 minutes/Rated PG13
Penn (of Penn and Teller) interviews a Texas inventor, who demonstrates his attempts to recreate Vermeer's painting, "The Music Lesson," using period-accurate lenses, mirrors, paint dyes, and costumes. Cosponsored by the Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE); open to all adults.
This book group is open to all.
Dates are tentative.
KidStuff registration is open to Nashua Public Library cardholders only and begins on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Scroll down to the class you are registering for. Bring your library card with you if you choose to register at the library. When school is closed due to inclement weather, children’s programs are canceled. Look for more programs in our holiday flyer coming out in November.
Join the library and Gate City Community Gardens for this documentary film that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat. Afterward, we’ll talk about the film and you’ll find out about the group’s exciting community garden project in Nashua.
Lisa Allen will lead a discussion of the film Tim's Vermeer. We'll also talk about some readings from Anthony Amore's Stealing Rembrandts in preparation for the author's October 9 visit. Registration required. Cosponsored by the Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE); open to all adults.
Bring your doll(s) and join Mrs. Judy Bates as she takes us back to the pioneer days in America and explains what life was like for young Kirsten in 1854.
Registration is required. In the event of rain the program will be held indoors in the East Wing.
It wasn’t quite WKRP in Cincinnati, but Mike Morin’s just-concluded broadcasting career was filled with crazy memories he could not have thought up. He’ll share stories of the stunts he pulled on the air as well as stalkers, death threats, and the 70-year-old woman who took a fancy to him when he was just 25. Copies of his book, Fifty Shades of Radio, will be available for sale and signing.
For Ages 6 to 10
Use our Legos or bring yours and work on projects on your own or with your buddies. Fun for all! Class size is limited. If you participated in the last session, please do not register for this one.
Here's your chance to say what you think about this year's Nashua Reads book, The Art Forger. Be sure to reserve a copy several weeks ahead of time so you can read it before the class. Led by Lisa Allen. Registration required. Cosponsored by the Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE); open to all adults.
PG13 | 126 mins.
Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
For Ages 4 to 6
Held on Thursdays at 1 pm. Parents may sign up their children for up to three of the following:
9/25 Anything But a Paintbrush Day (wear play clothes)
10/2 Fall Tree Design
10/9 no craft held
10/16 Apple Cupcakes
10/23 Autumn Leaves Headband/Necklace
10/30 Yummy Mummies
Stories and puppet shows round out the Beginner Arts & Crafts program.
Held on Thursdays at 4 pm. Parents may sign up their children for up to three of the following:
9/25 Back-to-School T-Shirt
10/2 Apple Jar
10/16 Apple Pops on a Stick
10/23 Balloon Dog
10/30 The Great Pumpkin Patch
Join us for a day trip to Boston! Ride a coach bus from Nashua directly to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. We'll get a guided tour of the museum, with an emphasis on works and locations mentioned in The Art Forger. You'll be given time to get lunch on your own in the museum or nearby before returning to Nashua. Cosponsored by the Nashua Parks and Recreation Department. Tickets, which include bus, museum admission, and the tour, are $41. Open this document and print page 3 to order tickets. Limited financial assistance is available; call (603) 589-4610.
Join other Minecraft enthusiasts to play together in the library. Grades 5–9.
Scroll up to register at the September 23, 2014 class.
As part of our exploration of how intelligent people can be duped by people and works of art that are not what they seem, we'll talk about Blood Will Out by Walter Kirn. In 1998, Clark Rockefeller adopted a dog from Kirn, beginning a 15-year relationship in which the author was sucked into the world of this son of privilege who was later unmasked as a serial impostor, a kidnapper, and a murderer. Led by Lisa Allen. Registration required. Cosponsored by the Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE); open to all adults.
101 Minutes/Rated PG
Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends. No food or drink in the theater.
Actress Jess Piaia portrays America's first patroness of the arts. It's 1910, and Mrs. Gardner tells stories about her luminous circle of family and friends, relives journeys to exotic lands, and shares other potentially scandalous encounters. Registration required.
The paintings of Rembrandt are some of the most frequently targeted by art thieves. Anthony Amore, an art security expert and author of Stealing Rembrandts, describes the daring entries and escapes from world-renowned museums by robbers who coolly walk off with multimillion-dollar masterpieces. Copies of the speaker's books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration required.
88 Minutes/Rated PG
This year’s theme is “Turn Dreams Into Reality,” and in celebration we’re waiving late fines for our teen patrons, ages 12–17. Stop by the circulation desk with your library card and get your library fines removed.
PG13 | 139 mins.
In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four, and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late.
92 Minutes/Rated G
For members of the Friends of the Library, the $10 ticket to Beyond the Book (see description below) includes a private reception with the author at 6 pm, at no additional fee. Tickets are available at mktix.com/npl and at the library circulation desk. In addition to buying the ticket, please RSVP for the reception by clicking the Register button below.
Thanks to support from the Friends of the Library and the Ella Anderson Trust, Nashua Reads author B. A. Shapiro will be on hand to talk about The Art Forger and answer your questions. Toadstool Books will bring copies of her book for sale and signing.
Bring your book group! Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are available at mktix.com/npl and at the library circulation desk.
107 Minutes/Rated PG
For Ages 2 to 10
Celebrate the spooky! Come in costume and enjoy stories, crafts, treats, and more.
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