Goffstown Public Library Calendar

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


Library Hours:
Mon, Thur, Fri: 9am - 5pm
Tue, Wed : 9am - 8pm
Sat (Sept - June): 9am - 2pm

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

 

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

Saturday May 25, 2019
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closed for Memorial Weekend

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed for Memorial Weekend.

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

As part of the Holiday Schedule, the Library will be closed for Memorial Weekend.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Monday May 27, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Memorial Day

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday May 28, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

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

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday June 1, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale

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

Bag sale begins at 2 p.m. - $5 bags will be supplied.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public through Friday, May 24. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. May 24 will be the last day donations are accepted until we resume collecting on June 3.
  • Volunteers for this event are always needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand at the email or phone # below.
CONTACT: Friends of the Goffstown Public Library  603-497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

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

Bag sale begins at 2 p.m. - $5 bags will be supplied.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public through Friday, May 24. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. May 24 will be the last day donations are accepted until we resume collecting on June 3.
  • Volunteers for this event are always needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand at the email or phone # below.
CONTACT:
  Friends of the Goffstown Public Library
  603.497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tuesday June 4, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Group: Evening Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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 June 11, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blank Page Writer's Group

paper pen and ink for writers

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

paper pen and ink for writers

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 June 12, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Friday June 14, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Friday Fun: Helping Yourself to Help Others

Image of helper walking with a person with a caneREAP the benefits of healthy living! Suzanne O'Gara from the Referral, Education, Assistance and Prevention program for older adults in NH will be presenting on the importance of self-care while caregiving. Learn how to understand your limits and set clear boundaries. After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first. Refreshments will be served.

This is a collaborative event with the Parks & Recreation Department.
 
No registration required, drop-ins are welcome.
 
Need a ride? Let MTA pick you up! Call 603-623-8801 (opt. #1) for free transportation options.
CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

Image of helper walking with a person with a caneREAP the benefits of healthy living! Suzanne O'Gara from the Referral, Education, Assistance and Prevention program for older adults in NH will be presenting on the importance of self-care while caregiving. Learn how to understand your limits and set clear boundaries. After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first. Refreshments will be served.

This is a collaborative event with the Parks & Recreation Department.
 
No registration required, drop-ins are welcome.
 
Need a ride? Let MTA pick you up! Call 603-623-8801 (opt. #1) for free transportation options.
CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

Wednesday June 19, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

 
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: Hillary  497-2102  hillaryo@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:
  Hillary
  497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

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

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday June 22, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:30 AM
Let's Make: Potato Gardening

Stars and planet images under Discover your green thumb! As part of our Let's Make series and the Summer Experience, learn to grow potatoes in container gardens. In this hands-on workshop provided by Certified Master Gardener Lisa Aquizap from Fiacre Designs, we will learn to plant, grow, and harvest potatoes while discovering the space-friendly benefits of container gardening. Participants will leave with their own planter and seedling.   

All supplies provided; wear clothes to get messy! This event is outside; in the case of bad weather, the program will be held in the Library.

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library Lawn
There are 10 spaces available.

Stars and planet images under Discover your green thumb! As part of our Let's Make series and the Summer Experience, learn to grow potatoes in container gardens. In this hands-on workshop provided by Certified Master Gardener Lisa Aquizap from Fiacre Designs, we will learn to plant, grow, and harvest potatoes while discovering the space-friendly benefits of container gardening. Participants will leave with their own planter and seedling.   

All supplies provided; wear clothes to get messy! This event is outside; in the case of bad weather, the program will be held in the Library.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library Lawn

There are 10 spaces available.

Monday June 24, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday June 25, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

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

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday June 26, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to Knit Workshop

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hobby Night

Astronaut child with aliens, rockets, photos Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

Are you entering grade 1-5 with a special hobby, collection or passion that you’d like to share with others? If so, please register to reserve your display space for the one-hour event.

No registration is necessary if you would like to just come by and view the collections and chat with those sharing their hobby.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Astronaut child with aliens, rockets, photos Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

Are you entering grade 1-5 with a special hobby, collection or passion that you’d like to share with others? If so, please register to reserve your display space for the one-hour event.

No registration is necessary if you would like to just come by and view the collections and chat with those sharing their hobby.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Monthly Meet-Up

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT: Hillary  603-497-2102  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 13 spaces available.

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT:
  Hillary
  603.497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 13 spaces available.

Thursday June 27, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

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

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/family
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LEGO® Block Builders

LEGO Block funFor kids of all ages up through kids entering 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 kids entering 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

Monday July 1, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday July 2, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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 July 3, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to Knit Workshop

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday July 4, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Independence Day

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Friday July 5, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:00 AM
First Friday Fun: Adult Coloring

Stars and planet images under Searching for a moment of relaxation and creative exploration? Join us for a morning of adult coloring. Enjoy additional benefits like increased self-awareness, focus, and vision/fine motor skills. Use our supplies or bring your own!

Refreshments will be served.

No registration required.

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

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

Stars and planet images under Searching for a moment of relaxation and creative exploration? Join us for a morning of adult coloring. Enjoy additional benefits like increased self-awareness, focus, and vision/fine motor skills. Use our supplies or bring your own!

Refreshments will be served.

No registration required.

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

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor

Monday July 8, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday July 9, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
2:00 PM
Song and Dance Around the Globe with Sagit Zilberman

Astronaut child flies through space image for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5.

Listen to music from other cultures and experience playing unique instruments found around the world. www.sagitzilberman.com

Registration required.

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Astronaut child flies through space image for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5.

Listen to music from other cultures and experience playing unique instruments found around the world. www.sagitzilberman.com

Registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

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

paper pen and ink for writers

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

paper pen and ink for writers

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 July 10, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to Knit Workshop

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday July 11, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

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

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/family
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LEGO® Block Builders

LEGO Block funFor kids of all ages up through kids entering 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 kids entering 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

Monday July 15, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday July 16, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
2:00 PM
Cooking Rocks!

kids in spaceship one helping give directions with Exploration book for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryCalling all kids entering grade 1-5 who love to cook!

Today we'll be making our own ice cream.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

kids in spaceship one helping give directions with Exploration book for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryCalling all kids entering grade 1-5 who love to cook!

Today we'll be making our own ice cream.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday July 17, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to Knit Workshop

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
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: Hillary  497-2102  hillaryo@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:
  Hillary
  497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

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

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday July 18, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

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

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
2:00 PM
Mr. Aaron Concert

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For kids up through 8 years old.

Experience the toe-tapping and fun-loving music of the famous Mr. Aaron! www.mraaronmusic.com

Registration required to ensure enough space as Mr. Aaron is usually a sold out show!

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Astronaut child flies through space image for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids up through 8 years old.

Experience the toe-tapping and fun-loving music of the famous Mr. Aaron! www.mraaronmusic.com

Registration required to ensure enough space as Mr. Aaron is usually a sold out show!

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Saturday July 20, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
11:00 AM
Let's Make: Bad Art

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“Oh, I’m not creative” - Sound like you? During Old Home Day, drop in for a morning of out-of-this-world cutting, drawing, painting, or glittering. The choice is yours! No talent? No problem!

As part of our Let's Make series and the Summer Experience, let your imagination flow without the pressure of being perfect, or even good!

All supplies provided; wear clothes to get messy! This event is outside. In the case of bad weather, the program will be held in the Library.

No registration required.

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

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“Oh, I’m not creative” - Sound like you? During Old Home Day, drop in for a morning of out-of-this-world cutting, drawing, painting, or glittering. The choice is yours! No talent? No problem!

As part of our Let's Make series and the Summer Experience, let your imagination flow without the pressure of being perfect, or even good!

All supplies provided; wear clothes to get messy! This event is outside. In the case of bad weather, the program will be held in the Library.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library Lawn

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Library Open House

Stop by the Library this afternoon to take a tour, and get a sneak peek behind the scenes at the Library during Goffstown Main Street Program's Old Home Day.

What's happening:

  • 11:00 a.m. - "Let's Make: Bad Art--Space Edition," teens and adults only on the Library lawn.
  • 11:30 a.m. - story time and crafts for kids in the Children's Room.
  • 1:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. -  Ask a member of the Library Board of Trustees ANYTHING!
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Library Director Dianne Hathaway will be available for tours of our historic building and to answer more of your questions.  

Light refreshments will be available.

Hosted by the Library Board of Trustees.

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

Stop by the Library this afternoon to take a tour, and get a sneak peek behind the scenes at the Library during Goffstown Main Street Program's Old Home Day.

What's happening:

  • 11:00 a.m. - "Let's Make: Bad Art--Space Edition," teens and adults only on the Library lawn.
  • 11:30 a.m. - story time and crafts for kids in the Children's Room.
  • 1:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. -  Ask a member of the Library Board of Trustees ANYTHING!
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Library Director Dianne Hathaway will be available for tours of our historic building and to answer more of your questions.  

Light refreshments will be available.

Hosted by the Library Board of Trustees.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Monday July 22, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday July 23, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

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

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday July 24, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to Knit Workshop

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Monthly Meet-Up

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT: Hillary  603-497-2102  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 14 spaces available.

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT:
  Hillary
  603.497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 14 spaces available.

Thursday July 25, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

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

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Monday July 29, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday July 30, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Patti  497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryTuesdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
2:00 PM
Cooking Rocks!

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Today we'll make cake pops.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

kids in spaceship one helping give directions with Exploration book for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryCalling all kids entering grade 1-5 who love to cook!

Today we'll make cake pops.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday July 31, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
11:00 AM
Stories & More for 2 1/2 yr olds through entering Kindergarten

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT: Doreen  497-2102  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Story Time at the Goffstown Public LibraryWednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24  & 31

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Doreen
  497.2102
  doreenb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
GOFFSTOWN/kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to Knit Workshop

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

ball of yarn with knitting needles for Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

For kids ages 7 - 11. Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Registration is required and space is limited to 8 participants who commit to all sessions. All materials are provided.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday August 1, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

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

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

Thursdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1

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

Registration is required.

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

CONTACT:
  Patti
  497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Library, Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Friday August 2, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:00 AM
First Friday Fun: Food for Better Sleep

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The better you eat, the better you sleep. And the better you sleep, the better you eat! Dietician Marilyn Mills will unlock the secrets of great sleep through food. You’ll learn how poor sleep is negatively affecting your waist line, and how poor food choices are keeping you up at night. Join us and catch some precious zzzzzzzs!

Refreshments will be served.

No registration required.

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

CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Hannaford Supermarket, 605 Mast Road
There are 15 spaces available.

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The better you eat, the better you sleep. And the better you sleep, the better you eat! Dietician Marilyn Mills will unlock the secrets of great sleep through food. You’ll learn how poor sleep is negatively affecting your waist line, and how poor food choices are keeping you up at night. Join us and catch some precious zzzzzzzs!

Refreshments will be served.

No registration required.

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

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Hannaford Supermarket, 605 Mast Road

There are 15 spaces available.

Monday August 5, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday August 6, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Monday August 12, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Tuesday August 13, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
6:30 PM
Reading with the Reading Therapy Dog

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT: Patti  603-497-2102  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

Reading Therapy Dog returns for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibraryA 7-Week Reading Program

Our certified reading therapy dog “Huck” is returning for our program designed to encourage readers entering kindergarten through grade 5 to practice their skills in a judgment-free environment.
 
Children can schedule 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with Huck at 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15.

Registration is required.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Registration will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM     

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

paper pen and ink for writers

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

paper pen and ink for writers

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 August 14, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Monday August 19, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simple STEAM Activity

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

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

Child in spaceship with alien and robots for the Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public LibrarySTEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

For kids entering kindergarten through grade 5. Stop by and try your hand at the STEAM activity of the week.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Patti
  603.497.2102
  pattip@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Children's Room

Wednesday August 21, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

 
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: Hillary  497-2102  hillaryo@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:
  Hillary
  497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

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

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday August 22, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/family
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LEGO® Block Builders

LEGO Block funFor kids of all ages up through kids entering 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 kids entering 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

Saturday August 24, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
10:30 AM
Let's Make: Galaxy Painting

Stars and planet images under

Do you need a little space? Make your own! As part of our Let’s Make series and the Summer Experience, create your own galaxy with acrylic paints during a guided workshop.

All supplies provided; wear clothes to get messy! This event is outside; in the case of bad weather, the program will be held in the Library.

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Michelle Sprague  603-497-2102  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library Lawn
There are 10 spaces available.

Stars and planet images under

Do you need a little space? Make your own! As part of our Let’s Make series and the Summer Experience, create your own galaxy with acrylic paints during a guided workshop.

All supplies provided; wear clothes to get messy! This event is outside; in the case of bad weather, the program will be held in the Library.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Sprague
  603.497.2102
  michelles@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library Lawn

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday August 27, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

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

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday August 28, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Monthly Meet-Up

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT: Hillary  603-497-2102  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 14 spaces available.

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT:
  Hillary
  603.497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 14 spaces available.

Monday September 2, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Labor Day

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday September 3, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Group: Evening Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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 September 10, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blank Page Writer's Group

paper pen and ink for writers

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

paper pen and ink for writers

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 September 11, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday September 18, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

 
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: Hillary  497-2102  hillaryo@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:
  Hillary
  497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

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

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Tuesday September 24, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

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

Knit and CrochetAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience! This monthly knitting and crochet club at the library is facilitated by Karen Heise and sponsored by the Friends of the Goffstown Public Library. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Find out more at goffstownfriends.com.

CONTACT:
  David Basora
  497.2102
  davidb@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday September 25, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/teen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Monthly Meet-Up

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT: Hillary  603-497-2102  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room
There are 15 spaces available.

What fun will you have at the Library today? Play some games in the Teen room.For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Let's meet up for an hour of gameplay. Registration is appreciated.

This monthly event, held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, is dedicated to challenges, playing games, creating, and exploring new worlds. Something new each time!

CONTACT:
  Hillary
  603.497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are 15 spaces available.

Tuesday October 1, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Group: Evening Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the first Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm.

2019 Reading List:

  • February 5, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • March 5, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez
  • April 2, “Good Poems” by Garrison Keillor
  • May 7, “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan
  • June 4, “Upstream: Selected Essays” by Mary Oliver
  • July 2, “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library” by Sue Halpern
  • August 6, “Fences: A Play” by August Wilson
  • September 3, “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • October 1, “My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense” by Nuala Ellwood
  • November 5, “The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives” by Dashka Slater
  • December 3, “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen

You can see all Book Discussion 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 October 8, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blank Page Writer's Group

paper pen and ink for writers

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

paper pen and ink for writers

The Blank Page is a writing group for the beginner to the experienced, and meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Every writer needs a support network, so let this be yours! Monthly group writing workshops are where you can share your work with the support of other local writers. Please bring a notebook and pencil/pen to The Blank Page meetings.

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday October 9, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Monday October 14, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Columbus Day

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

 

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

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

 

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

Wednesday October 16, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

Call us at 497-2102 if you are interested in joining this book discussion group and we'll provide you with a book. We meet the third Wednesday of each month @ 1:30 p.m.

2019 Reading List:

  • January 16, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  • February 20, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • March 20, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving
  • April 17, “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • May 15, “Bellewether” by Susanna Kearsley
  • June 19, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
  • July 17, “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter
  • August 21, “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki
  • September 18, “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  • October 16, “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • November 20, “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  • December 18, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman

You can see all Book Discussion 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

 
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: Hillary  497-2102  hillaryo@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:
  Hillary
  497.2102
  hillaryo@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Teen Room

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

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

Monthly business meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. The LBT meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

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

CONTACT:
  Dianne
  497.2102
  dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday October 19, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale Two Day Event

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

This is a two-day event: 10/19 & 10/20.
Sunday, 10/20 at 10am-1pm is an all-day bag sale - $5 bags will be supplied.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public through Saturday, October 12. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. October 12 will be the last day donations are accepted until we resume collecting on October 21.
  • Volunteers for this event are always needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand at the email or phone # below.
CONTACT: Friends of the Goffstown Public Library  603-497-2102  friends@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

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

This is a two-day event: 10/19 & 10/20.
Sunday, 10/20 at 10am-1pm is an all-day bag sale - $5 bags will be supplied.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public through Saturday, October 12. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. October 12 will be the last day donations are accepted until we resume collecting on October 21.
  • Volunteers for this event are always needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand at the email or phone # below.
CONTACT:
  Friends of the Goffstown Public Library
  603.497.2102
  friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Sunday October 20, 2019
GOFFSTOWN/everyone