Goffstown Public Library Calendar

2 High St. Goffstown, NH 03045 (603) 497-2102
goflib@goffstownlibrary.com


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.

 

All Events    •   Adults    •  Everyone    •   Family    •   Kids    •   Teen

Saturday September 29, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday October 2, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Discussion

"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.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 2 - What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmon
  • February 6 - Aimless Love by Billy Collins
  • March 6 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • April 3 - Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
  • May 1 - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  • June 5 - Miss Jane by Brad Watson
  • July 3 - Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • August 7 - Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • September 4 - A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • October 2 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • November 6 - We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Cotes
  • December 4 - End of Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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.

CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

"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.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 2 - What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmon
  • February 6 - Aimless Love by Billy Collins
  • March 6 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • April 3 - Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
  • May 1 - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  • June 5 - Miss Jane by Brad Watson
  • July 3 - Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • August 7 - Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • September 4 - A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • October 2 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • November 6 - We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Cotes
  • December 4 - End of Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

Wednesday October 3, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees will meet to discuss the community survey results.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

The Library Board of Trustees will meet to discuss the community survey results.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday October 4, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There is 1 space available.

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There is 1 space available.

Friday October 5, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Honorable Harvest

Flowering branches image for Wild Food and Medicine WalkWild Food and Medicine Walk

Are you interested in learning more about the plants that you see every day? Would you like to know what ones have tasty berries, or strong medicinal properties in their roots? Join one of the “Discover the Power of Parks” Interpretive Rangers for a walk and discussion of the different ways that we can all connect with and make use of our natural environment. Offered by the Student Conservation Association.

Need a ride? Let MTA pick you up! Call 603-623-8801 (opt. #1) for free transportation options.

Registration is requested.

The Goffstown Public Library does not make any claims that information supplied during this program will provide prevention, remedies or cures for any illness or medical condition.

CONTACT: David Basora  603-497-2102  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Parks & Recreation Building, 155 South Mast Street
There are 18 spaces available.

Flowering branches image for Wild Food and Medicine WalkWild Food and Medicine Walk

Are you interested in learning more about the plants that you see every day? Would you like to know what ones have tasty berries, or strong medicinal properties in their roots? Join one of the “Discover the Power of Parks” Interpretive Rangers for a walk and discussion of the different ways that we can all connect with and make use of our natural environment. Offered by the Student Conservation Association.

Need a ride? Let MTA pick you up! Call 603-623-8801 (opt. #1) for free transportation options.

Registration is requested.

The Goffstown Public Library does not make any claims that information supplied during this program will provide prevention, remedies or cures for any illness or medical condition.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  603.497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Parks & Recreation Building, 155 South Mast Street

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
1:00 PM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday October 6, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Monday October 8, 2018
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Columbus Day

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

 

CONTACT: Dianne Hathaway  603-497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

 

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday October 9, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blank Page Writer's Group

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.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday October 10, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/family
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGO® Blocks @ The Library

LEGO Block funFor kids of all ages up through grade 5.

We have lots of LEGO® blocks, you just need to bring your imagination and come build with us. No registration required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

LEGO Block funFor kids of all ages up through grade 5.

We have lots of LEGO® blocks, you just need to bring your imagination and come build with us. No registration required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM
Building & Facilities Committee

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

Libraries Change LivesThe 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.

CONTACT: Friends of the Library  497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Libraries Change LivesThe 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.

CONTACT:
  Friends of the Library
  497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday October 11, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There is 1 space available.

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There is 1 space available.

Friday October 12, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
1:00 PM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday October 13, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Fall Book SaleThe Friends of the Library will be hosting their fall book sale on the lawn of the Library. RAIN or SHINE.

2018 Book Sale - 2 Day Event: 10/13 at 9am - 3pm & 10/14 at 10am - 1pm.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public anytime before the book sale. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy.
  • Love books? Become a Friend - for more information, visit goffstownfriends.com, or email friends@goffstownlibrary.com.

Bag Sale is Sunday, 10/14.

CONTACT: Friends of the Goffstown Public Library  603-497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Friends of the Library Book Fall Book SaleThe Friends of the Library will be hosting their fall book sale on the lawn of the Library. RAIN or SHINE.

2018 Book Sale - 2 Day Event: 10/13 at 9am - 3pm & 10/14 at 10am - 1pm.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public anytime before the book sale. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy.
  • Love books? Become a Friend - for more information, visit goffstownfriends.com, or email friends@goffstownlibrary.com.

Bag Sale is Sunday, 10/14.

CONTACT:
  Friends of the Goffstown Public Library
  603.497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Sunday October 14, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Fall Book SaleThe Friends of the Library will be hosting their fall book sale on the lawn of the Library. RAIN or SHINE.

2018 Book Sale - 2 Day Event: 10/13 at 9am - 3pm & 10/14 at 10am - 1pm.
Sunday 10/14 is an all-day bag sale - $4 bags will be supplied.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public anytime before the book sale. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy.
  • Love books? Become a Friend - for more information, visit goffstownfriends.com, or email friends@goffstownlibrary.com.
CONTACT: Friends of the Goffstown Public Library  603-497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Friends of the Library Book Fall Book SaleThe Friends of the Library will be hosting their fall book sale on the lawn of the Library. RAIN or SHINE.

2018 Book Sale - 2 Day Event: 10/13 at 9am - 3pm & 10/14 at 10am - 1pm.
Sunday 10/14 is an all-day bag sale - $4 bags will be supplied.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public anytime before the book sale. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy.
  • Love books? Become a Friend - for more information, visit goffstownfriends.com, or email friends@goffstownlibrary.com.
CONTACT:
  Friends of the Goffstown Public Library
  603.497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tuesday October 16, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday October 17, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Literary Ladies/ Afternoon Book Discussion

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 David Basora.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 17 - Small, Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • February 21 - Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • March 21 - The Radium Girls: the Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
  • April 18 - Chilbury Ladies Choir: a novel by Jennifer Ryan
  • May 16 - Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis
  • June 20 - A Piece of the World: a novel by Christina Baker Kline
  • July 18 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • August 15 - KooKooLand: a memoir by Gloria Norris
  • September 19 - Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
  • October 17 - Miss Jane: a novel by Brad Watson
  • November - No discussion. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 19 - The Stranger in the Woods: the Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel      

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.

CONTACT: David Basora  603-497-2102  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

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 David Basora.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 17 - Small, Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • February 21 - Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • March 21 - The Radium Girls: the Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
  • April 18 - Chilbury Ladies Choir: a novel by Jennifer Ryan
  • May 16 - Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis
  • June 20 - A Piece of the World: a novel by Christina Baker Kline
  • July 18 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • August 15 - KooKooLand: a memoir by Gloria Norris
  • September 19 - Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
  • October 17 - Miss Jane: a novel by Brad Watson
  • November - No discussion. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 19 - The Stranger in the Woods: the Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel      

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.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  603.497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
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5:30 PM
Human Resources Committee

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

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

 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.

  • Help the library while having fun!
  • Make an impact on the community.
  • Discuss your ideas.
  • Help plan programs.
  • Suggest materials such as books, video games, and movies, and more!
  • Eat some snacks!

TAB is for teens entering grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT: Patti Penick  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are many spaces available.

 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.

  • Help the library while having fun!
  • Make an impact on the community.
  • Discuss your ideas.
  • Help plan programs.
  • Suggest materials such as books, video games, and movies, and more!
  • Eat some snacks!

TAB is for teens entering grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT:
  Patti Penick
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

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.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

 

Telescope .gif7:30 p.m. - Presentation at Library to overview what we will be viewing this evening.

8:30 p.m. - Everyone is welcome to join us and our special friends from the NH Astronomical Society to see what is up in the summer sky at the Goffstown Water Precinct Field on Rt. 114.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

Telescope .gif7:30 p.m. - Presentation at Library to overview what we will be viewing this evening.

8:30 p.m. - Everyone is welcome to join us and our special friends from the NH Astronomical Society to see what is up in the summer sky at the Goffstown Water Precinct Field on Rt. 114.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

Friday October 19, 2018 - Saturday October 20, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/family
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Family Spookly LEGO Scene Challenge

spooky LEGO by Pascal on Flickr The Fifth RiderCreate the spookiest scene your imagination can design and enter it in our October challenge. Kids up through grade 5 and their families can compete to win a $25 Barnes & Noble gift certificate.

Use your own LEGO blocks, or visit the Library to use ours, and get creative! Drop off your creation at the Library during Library hours on Friday, 10/19 or Saturday, 10/20. Registration is required to participate.

Public voting will take place 10/22 - 10/26 at the Library, and the winner will be notified by Saturday, 10/27.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 15 spaces available.

spooky LEGO by Pascal on Flickr The Fifth RiderCreate the spookiest scene your imagination can design and enter it in our October challenge. Kids up through grade 5 and their families can compete to win a $25 Barnes & Noble gift certificate.

Use your own LEGO blocks, or visit the Library to use ours, and get creative! Drop off your creation at the Library during Library hours on Friday, 10/19 or Saturday, 10/20. Registration is required to participate.

Public voting will take place 10/22 - 10/26 at the Library, and the winner will be notified by Saturday, 10/27.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 15 spaces available.

Friday October 19, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
1:00 PM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday October 20, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday October 23, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

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

CONTACT: David Basora  497-2102  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday October 24, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Fandom Frenzy: Nightmare Before Christmas

box cover for Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas FilmJoin us while we watch this holiday classic!

Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Chirstmas" is for teens in grade 6 through 12. Runtime: 1 hour 16 minutes © Walt Disney Pictures Rated PG for: Some scary images

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti Penick  6034972102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

box cover for Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas FilmJoin us while we watch this holiday classic!

Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Chirstmas" is for teens in grade 6 through 12. Runtime: 1 hour 16 minutes © Walt Disney Pictures Rated PG for: Some scary images

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti Penick
  6034972102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

Thursday October 25, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There is 1 space available.

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There is 1 space available.

Friday October 26, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
1:00 PM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday October 27, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday October 30, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday October 31, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Preschool Halloween Party

All of our Preschool friends are invited to a Halloween Party.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 14 spaces available.

All of our Preschool friends are invited to a Halloween Party.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 spaces available.

Thursday November 1, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There is 1 space available.

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There is 1 space available.

Friday November 2, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
1:00 PM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday November 3, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday November 6, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Discussion

"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.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 2 - What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmon
  • February 6 - Aimless Love by Billy Collins
  • March 6 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • April 3 - Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
  • May 1 - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  • June 5 - Miss Jane by Brad Watson
  • July 3 - Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • August 7 - Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • September 4 - A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • October 2 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • November 6 - We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Cotes
  • December 4 - End of Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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.

CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

"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.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 2 - What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmon
  • February 6 - Aimless Love by Billy Collins
  • March 6 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • April 3 - Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
  • May 1 - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  • June 5 - Miss Jane by Brad Watson
  • July 3 - Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • August 7 - Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • September 4 - A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • October 2 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • November 6 - We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Cotes
  • December 4 - End of Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

Wednesday November 7, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 & November 7

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 3 spaces available.

Thursday November 8, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There is 1 space available.

Mother Goose Story TimeFor 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents.

Thursdays: October 4, 11, 25 & November 1 & 8.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There is 1 space available.

Friday November 9, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
1:00 PM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2 & 9 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday November 10, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Monday November 12, 2018
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Veteran's Day Observance

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

CONTACT: Dianne Hathaway  603-497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday November 13, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Huck the Reading Therapy DogA 6-Week Reading Program

We're excited to welcome back “Huck” 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 Huck on a regular basis at the Library. Reading times will be at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 & 7:15 Tuesday evenings.

Registration is required.

Please Note: Registration includes all sessions for this event regardless of the date of sign-up.  When you register - you will be signed up for all dates in this series.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blank Page Writer's Group

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.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday November 14, 2018
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6:30 PM
Building & Facilities Committee

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

Libraries Change LivesThe 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.

CONTACT: Friends of the Library  497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Libraries Change LivesThe 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.

CONTACT:
  Friends of the Library
  497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday November 17, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Wednesday November 21, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closing Early for Thanksgiving

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

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!

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

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.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday November 22, 2018
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day

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

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!

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Saturday November 24, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays September 8 through November. Families are invited to enjoy stories and activities together.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday November 27, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

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

CONTACT: David Basora  497-2102  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Tuesday December 4, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Discussion

"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.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 2 - What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmon
  • February 6 - Aimless Love by Billy Collins
  • March 6 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • April 3 - Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
  • May 1 - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  • June 5 - Miss Jane by Brad Watson
  • July 3 - Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • August 7 - Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • September 4 - A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • October 2 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • November 6 - We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Cotes
  • December 4 - End of Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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.

CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

"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.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 2 - What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmon
  • February 6 - Aimless Love by Billy Collins
  • March 6 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • April 3 - Thunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
  • May 1 - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  • June 5 - Miss Jane by Brad Watson
  • July 3 - Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • August 7 - Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • September 4 - A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • October 2 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • November 6 - We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Cotes
  • December 4 - End of Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

Tuesday December 11, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blank Page Writer's Group

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.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday December 12, 2018
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6:30 PM
Building & Facilities Committee

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

The Building & Facilities Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet.

All meetings of the LBT and its committees are open to the public. Link to Library Trustees web page and meeting minutes.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

Libraries Change LivesThe 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.

CONTACT: Friends of the Library  497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Libraries Change LivesThe 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.

CONTACT:
  Friends of the Library
  497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday December 19, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Literary Ladies/ Afternoon Book Discussion

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 David Basora.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 17 - Small, Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • February 21 - Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • March 21 - The Radium Girls: the Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
  • April 18 - Chilbury Ladies Choir: a novel by Jennifer Ryan
  • May 16 - Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis
  • June 20 - A Piece of the World: a novel by Christina Baker Kline
  • July 18 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • August 15 - KooKooLand: a memoir by Gloria Norris
  • September 19 - Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
  • October 17 - Miss Jane: a novel by Brad Watson
  • November - No discussion. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 19 - The Stranger in the Woods: the Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel      

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.

CONTACT: David Basora  603-497-2102  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

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 David Basora.

2018 Book Selections:

  • January 17 - Small, Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • February 21 - Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • March 21 - The Radium Girls: the Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
  • April 18 - Chilbury Ladies Choir: a novel by Jennifer Ryan
  • May 16 - Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis
  • June 20 - A Piece of the World: a novel by Christina Baker Kline
  • July 18 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • August 15 - KooKooLand: a memoir by Gloria Norris
  • September 19 - Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
  • October 17 - Miss Jane: a novel by Brad Watson
  • November - No discussion. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 19 - The Stranger in the Woods: the Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel      

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.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  603.497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

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.

CONTACT: Dianne  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Monday December 24, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closing Early for Christmas

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

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 Christmas. Enjoy your holiday!

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Christmas Day

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

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!

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Monday December 31, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closing Early for New Year's

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closing at 2pm.

CONTACT: Dianne Hathaway  603-497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closing at 2pm.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com


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