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

Wednesday November 1, 2017 - Saturday December 30, 2017
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9:00 AM
Personal Care Item Drive

Let’s Get Personal: Personal Care Item Drive

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

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

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

 

CONTACT: Dianne Hathaway  603-497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Let’s Get Personal: Personal Care Item Drive

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

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

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

 

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Wednesday November 15, 2017 - Friday December 22, 2017
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9:00 AM
Gold Star / Blue Star Tree

Tree of Stars

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

The stars and their respective colors represent the following:

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

 

CONTACT: Sandy Whipple  603-497-2102  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tree of Stars

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

The stars and their respective colors represent the following:

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

 

CONTACT:
  Sandy Whipple
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tuesday December 12, 2017
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 13, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Gingerbread House Decorating Competition

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

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

Winners will be declared on Wednesday, December 20th. Participants should pick up houses after winners are announced, displays left at the Library will be disposed of on Saturday, December 23rd at noon.
CONTACT: Joshua Dick  6034972102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 2 spaces available.

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

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

Winners will be declared on Wednesday, December 20th. Participants should pick up houses after winners are announced, displays left at the Library will be disposed of on Saturday, December 23rd at noon.
CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  6034972102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Building & Facilities Committee

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM
Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library will not be meeting in December. Their next meeting will be January 10, 2018. For reminders and Friends updates, please sign up for their newsletter at www.goffstownfriends.com.

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

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library will not be meeting in December. Their next meeting will be January 10, 2018. For reminders and Friends updates, please sign up for their newsletter at www.goffstownfriends.com.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Friday December 15, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Kids Holiday Celebration

Cocoa and Christmas tree

Kids up through kindergarten are invited to celebrate the holidays!

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

Registration is required; for Goffstown Public Library cardholders.

 

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

Cocoa and Christmas tree

Kids up through kindergarten are invited to celebrate the holidays!

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

Registration is required; for Goffstown Public Library cardholders.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday December 19, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM
Adult Gingerbread House Decorating

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

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

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

 

CONTACT: Sandy Whipple  603-497-2102  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

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

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

 

CONTACT:
  Sandy Whipple
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room


Wednesday December 20, 2017
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 Sandy Whipple.

2017 Book Selections:

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

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

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

CONTACT: Sandy  603-497-2102  sandyw@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 Sandy Whipple.

2017 Book Selections:

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Sandy
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
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5:30 PM
Human Resources Committee of the Library Board of Trustees

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fandom Frenzy: Star Wars Trivia

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

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

CONTACT: Joshua  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor
There is 1 space available.

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

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

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor

There is 1 space 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

Friday December 22, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Preschool Holiday Movie

Preschoolers, join us for holiday movies:

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

No registration required.

 

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

Preschoolers, join us for holiday movies:

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

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Volunteers Needed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Monday December 25, 2017
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Christmas Day Observed

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

Tuesday December 26, 2017
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: Sandy Whipple  497-2102  sandyw@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:
  Sandy Whipple
  497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday December 27, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/family
10:00 AM - 2:00 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

Thursday December 28, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/teen
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
After-Hours Gaming

For teens in grades 6 through 12.

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

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

 

CONTACT: Joshua  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library
There are 7 spaces available.

For teens in grades 6 through 12.

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

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

 

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

There are 7 spaces available.

Saturday December 30, 2017
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
New Year's at Noon

Families with kids up through Grade 3 are invited to our 5th annual New Year’s Noon party. Come ring in the New Year (a day early) with us!

Registration is required.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 4 spaces available.

Families with kids up through Grade 3 are invited to our 5th annual New Year’s Noon party. Come ring in the New Year (a day early) with us!

Registration is required.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 4 spaces available.

Monday January 1, 2018
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for New Year's Day

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

 

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

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

 

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday January 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

Friday January 5, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:00 AM
FAT: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

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

Registration is requested.

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

CONTACT: Sandy Whipple  603-497-2102  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Parks & Rec Building at 155 S. Mast Street, Goffstown
There are many spaces available.

image: hamburger with sesame seed bun wrapped in tape measure

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

Registration is requested.

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

CONTACT:
  Sandy Whipple
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Parks & Rec Building at 155 S. Mast Street, Goffstown

There are many spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 January 9, 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 January 10, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 16 spaces available.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Friday January 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

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

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 19 spaces available.

Saturday January 13, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Breakout Club

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

Registration is appreciated.

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

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

Registration is appreciated.

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

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Monday January 15, 2018
office_closedsign.GIF
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 

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

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

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

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 16 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 Sandy Whipple.

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: Sandy  603-497-2102  sandyw@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 Sandy Whipple.

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:
  Sandy
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT: Joshua  497-2102  joshuad@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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
office_document_tack
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 January 18, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Friday January 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

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

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 19 spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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

 
office_meeting1
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Library Lab - Join the Conversation

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

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

CONTACT: Dianne Hathaway  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

 
office_meeting1
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library Lab - Join the Conversation

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

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

CONTACT: Dianne Hathaway  497-2102  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tuesday January 23, 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: Sandy Whipple  497-2102  sandyw@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:
  Sandy Whipple
  497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 16 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fandom Frenzy: Werewolf

       Play as villagers with unique roles, or as the werewolf!
       At night, the werewolf chooses a victim
       During the day, the villagers choose their scapegoat
       Can you survive?


       For teens grade 6 through 12
       Minimum registrants 5 with a maximum of 10
                                                              Registration required by Monday, January 22nd

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  6034972102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 10 spaces available.

       Play as villagers with unique roles, or as the werewolf!
       At night, the werewolf chooses a victim
       During the day, the villagers choose their scapegoat
       Can you survive?


       For teens grade 6 through 12
       Minimum registrants 5 with a maximum of 10
                                                              Registration required by Monday, January 22nd

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  6034972102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday January 25, 2018 - Thursday February 22, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/teen
9:00 AM
Teen Fan Fiction Contest

yellow lined paper ready for fan fiction writing contest

For teens in grades 6 - 12. Submit original works of fiction based on your favorite fandom!

Requirements: Entries must be typed, Times New Roman 12, double spaced with your name, phone number, and e-mail on the top, 2 page min - 5 page max.

Submit entries to Joshua in Teen Services at the Library, or e-mail to: joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com. Your work will NOT be shared with the public or posted online, and work submitted remains the property of the writer.

Winner will receive a $25 gift card and be announced on Wednesday, February 28. Works will be judged on Use of Characters, Setting, Content, Organization, Syntax/Sentence Structure, and Grammar/Mechanics.

CONTACT: Joshua  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

yellow lined paper ready for fan fiction writing contest

For teens in grades 6 - 12. Submit original works of fiction based on your favorite fandom!

Requirements: Entries must be typed, Times New Roman 12, double spaced with your name, phone number, and e-mail on the top, 2 page min - 5 page max.

Submit entries to Joshua in Teen Services at the Library, or e-mail to: joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com. Your work will NOT be shared with the public or posted online, and work submitted remains the property of the writer.

Winner will receive a $25 gift card and be announced on Wednesday, February 28. Works will be judged on Use of Characters, Setting, Content, Organization, Syntax/Sentence Structure, and Grammar/Mechanics.

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

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

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Friday January 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

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

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 19 spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 January 31, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 16 spaces available.

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

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Friday February 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

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

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 19 spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 February 6, 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 February 7, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 16 spaces available.

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

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Friday February 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

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

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 19 spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Breakout Club

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

Registration is appreciated.

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

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

Registration is appreciated.

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

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Tuesday February 13, 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 February 14, 2018
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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT: Joshua  497-2102  joshuad@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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday February 15, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mother Goose Story Time Mother Goose on the Loose for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 yr. olds & parents
Thursdays

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Friday February 16, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through Kindergarten

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

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

Tuesday Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 14 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: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Stories and More afternoons at the Goffstown Public LibraryFridays: Jan. 12, 19, 26 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 at 9:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.

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

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 19 spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 February 19, 2018
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Presidents' Day

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

* This is a mandatory staff training day; closed to the public.

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

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

* This is a mandatory staff training day; closed to the public.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Wednesday February 21, 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 Sandy Whipple.

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: Sandy  603-497-2102  sandyw@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 Sandy Whipple.

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:
  Sandy
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fandom Frenzy: Slash

Match characters from across all fandoms to pair them up!

Convince the matchmaker that your pair is the best to win!

For teens grade 8 through 12

Registration required by Friday, February 16th

Minimum of 3 registrants with a max of 10!

CONTACT: Joshua  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Match characters from across all fandoms to pair them up!

Convince the matchmaker that your pair is the best to win!

For teens grade 8 through 12

Registration required by Friday, February 16th

Minimum of 3 registrants with a max of 10!

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
office_document_tack
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

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 February 27, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/teen
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hype Club

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

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

No registration, just your favorite things! 

CONTACT: Joshua  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor

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

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

No registration, just your favorite things! 

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor

 
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: Sandy Whipple  497-2102  sandyw@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:
  Sandy Whipple
  497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday March 1, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/teen
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
After Hours Gaming: Mario Party

Join us after the Library has closed for a night of awesome gaming!
For teens grades 6 through 12

Minimum registrants of 4 with a max of 8
Only 4 people can play at any one time
*All play will stop at 6:45 for cleanup

Registration is required by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 27

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  6034972102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us after the Library has closed for a night of awesome gaming!
For teens grades 6 through 12

Minimum registrants of 4 with a max of 8
Only 4 people can play at any one time
*All play will stop at 6:45 for cleanup

Registration is required by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 27

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  6034972102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

There are 8 spaces available.

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 March 6, 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

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 March 13, 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 March 14, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 March 21, 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 Sandy Whipple.

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: Sandy  603-497-2102  sandyw@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 Sandy Whipple.

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:
  Sandy
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT: Joshua  497-2102  joshuad@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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
office_document_tack
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

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

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 March 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: Sandy Whipple  497-2102  sandyw@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:
  Sandy Whipple
  497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday March 28, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/teen
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fandom Frenzy: Scrabble

Enjoy the classic family favorite game that combines wordplay with strategy!

For teens grade 6 through 12.

No registration required! 
CONTACT: Joshua Dick  6034972102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

Enjoy the classic family favorite game that combines wordplay with strategy!

For teens grade 6 through 12.

No registration required! 
CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  6034972102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

Saturday March 31, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 April 3, 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

Saturday April 7, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 April 10, 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 April 11, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday April 14, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 April 18, 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 Sandy Whipple.

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: Sandy  603-497-2102  sandyw@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 Sandy Whipple.

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:
  Sandy
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

 
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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT: Joshua  497-2102  joshuad@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 in grades 6 - 12.

Registration is appreciated.

CONTACT:
  Joshua
  497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
office_document_tack
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

Saturday April 21, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Breakout Club

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

Registration is appreciated.

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

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  603-497-2102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Breakout EDU event for teens

For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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

Registration is appreciated.

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

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  603.497.2102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Tuesday April 24, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/teen
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Drop in Board and Card Games

Drop on in to play various board & card games from classic to contemporary.

We’ll have games like Sorry, Scrabble, Candyland, Pokemon, Magic...and  many more!
Feel free to bring your own trading cards!

For teens grade 5 through 12. No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  6034972102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

Drop on in to play various board & card games from classic to contemporary.

We’ll have games like Sorry, Scrabble, Candyland, Pokemon, Magic...and  many more!
Feel free to bring your own trading cards!

For teens grade 5 through 12. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  6034972102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

 
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: Sandy Whipple  497-2102  sandyw@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:
  Sandy Whipple
  497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday April 25, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/teen
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fandom Frenzy: Star Fluxx

Play a game of chaos where the rules are constantly changing, this time with a fun space theme.

Easy to learn for new players!

For teens grade 6 through 12

Registration required by Monday, April 23rd. Minimum of 3 registrants with a max of 10!

CONTACT: Joshua Dick  6034972102  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Play a game of chaos where the rules are constantly changing, this time with a fun space theme.

Easy to learn for new players!

For teens grade 6 through 12

Registration required by Monday, April 23rd. Minimum of 3 registrants with a max of 10!

CONTACT:
  Joshua Dick
  6034972102
  joshuad@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday April 28, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/kids
9:30 AM
Family Drop-In Story Time

Saturday Drop-In Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibrarySaturdays January through April. 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 January through April. 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 May 1, 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 May 8, 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 May 9, 2018
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

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

The Friends meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Please visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday May 16, 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 Sandy Whipple.

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: Sandy  603-497-2102  sandyw@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 Sandy Whipple.

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:
  Sandy
  603.497.2102
  sandyw@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

Tuesday May 22, 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: Sandy Whipple  497-2102  sandyw@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:
  Sandy Whipple
  497.2102
  sandyw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday May 26, 2018