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: 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 October 1, 2022 - Monday October 31, 2022

"Fresh, fast-paced and fiendishly clever! If you love watching true crime and wonder about the psychopaths among us, this is the book for you!” – Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Chloe is one of seven students at a college who are part of an unusual clinical study of psychopaths. When one of the students in the study is found murdered, a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins, and Chloe goes from hunter to prey. Teaming up with a couple of her fellow psychopaths, Chloe races to identify the killer—but everybody knows you should never trust a psychopath.

Through December 31, 2022, Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian is available instantly, in e-book and e-audiobook formats in the hoopla app. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting!

Discussion guide, exclusive author Q&A, and additional recommended titles for book club readers: http://theclub.hoopladigital.com

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

"Fresh, fast-paced and fiendishly clever! If you love watching true crime and wonder about the psychopaths among us, this is the book for you!” – Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Chloe is one of seven students at a college who are part of an unusual clinical study of psychopaths. When one of the students in the study is found murdered, a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins, and Chloe goes from hunter to prey. Teaming up with a couple of her fellow psychopaths, Chloe races to identify the killer—but everybody knows you should never trust a psychopath.

Through December 31, 2022, Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian is available instantly, in e-book and e-audiobook formats in the hoopla app. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting!

Discussion guide, exclusive author Q&A, and additional recommended titles for book club readers: http://theclub.hoopladigital.com

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
hoopla Graphic Novel Book Club

"One of the most original, innovative, well-executed comic books anywhere to be found." -Stan Lee

Through October 31. Usagi Yojimbo Book 1: The Ronin, written and illustrated by Stan Sakai, is available instantly, in e-book format in your hoopla app at www.hoopladigital.com. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting! You can read this title on a mobile device or computer.

Description: The setting is 17th century Japan when the age of civil wars has barely ended, and the Shogun has established power. The samurai is the ruling class throughout the land, following a warrior's code of honor known as Bushido. Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 1 chronicles this time of settling unrest and political intrigue, told through the story of a wandering and masterless samurai named Miyamoto Usagi, aka Usagi Yojimbo! One of the great classics of the last 20 years, perfect for all ages.

Visit theclub.hoopladigital.com/graphicnovel/ for a Discussion Guide, Author Q&A, "Why We Love Usagi Yojimbo Book 1", and additional recommended titles for readers.

CONTACT: Stacey Desrosiers  603-497-2102  staceyd@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Virtual

"One of the most original, innovative, well-executed comic books anywhere to be found." -Stan Lee

Through October 31. Usagi Yojimbo Book 1: The Ronin, written and illustrated by Stan Sakai, is available instantly, in e-book format in your hoopla app at www.hoopladigital.com. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting! You can read this title on a mobile device or computer.

Description: The setting is 17th century Japan when the age of civil wars has barely ended, and the Shogun has established power. The samurai is the ruling class throughout the land, following a warrior's code of honor known as Bushido. Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 1 chronicles this time of settling unrest and political intrigue, told through the story of a wandering and masterless samurai named Miyamoto Usagi, aka Usagi Yojimbo! One of the great classics of the last 20 years, perfect for all ages.

Visit theclub.hoopladigital.com/graphicnovel/ for a Discussion Guide, Author Q&A, "Why We Love Usagi Yojimbo Book 1", and additional recommended titles for readers.

CONTACT:
  Stacey Desrosiers
  603.497.2102
   staceyd@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Virtual

Tuesday October 4, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Group: Evening Discussion

Golden sunset scene of parallel vehicle tracks running through a field of tall grasses and some dark clouds above.Build community and share your love of reading by joining the Goffstown Public Library's Evening Book Discussion, held on the first Tuesday of every month. Conversations are casual and supportive; new members are always welcome!

This month we're reading: We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

"A guilt-ridden police chief and a tough-as-nails woman who was forced to support her family as a girl work together to protect loved ones when the latter’s father is released after 30 years in prison." - (Baker & Taylor)

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library, and some may be available through our e-library. Contact the meeting's moderator for more information or if you need help accessing this month's book. Large print and audiobooks may also be available.

No registration is required, we will meet inside — physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Golden sunset scene of parallel vehicle tracks running through a field of tall grasses and some dark clouds above.Build community and share your love of reading by joining the Goffstown Public Library's Evening Book Discussion, held on the first Tuesday of every month. Conversations are casual and supportive; new members are always welcome!

This month we're reading: We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

"A guilt-ridden police chief and a tough-as-nails woman who was forced to support her family as a girl work together to protect loved ones when the latter’s father is released after 30 years in prison." - (Baker & Taylor)

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library, and some may be available through our e-library. Contact the meeting's moderator for more information or if you need help accessing this month's book. Large print and audiobooks may also be available.

No registration is required, we will meet inside — physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday October 8, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
11:00 AM
Let’s Make: Fall Leaf Luminaries

The days may be getting shorter, but everything is cozier by candlelight. Join us to create beautiful glowing decorative lanterns from mason jars and maple leaves. 

Registration is required - this workshop is for adults ages 17 and older.

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
There are 8 spaces available.

The days may be getting shorter, but everything is cozier by candlelight. Join us to create beautiful glowing decorative lanterns from mason jars and maple leaves. 

Registration is required - this workshop is for adults ages 17 and older.

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Monday October 10, 2022
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LIBRARY OPEN

The Library is open Monday, October 10,2022 during Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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

The Library is open Monday, October 10,2022 during Indigenous Peoples' Day.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tuesday October 11, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM
Hocus Pocus: An Interactive Screening

Don’t light the black-flamed candle! Instead, gather your coven here at the Library for an interactive screening of the cult-favorite Halloween movie Hocus Pocus, ©Walt Disney Pictures. We’ll have so much fun we’ll be running amok, amok, amok, amok, amok!

Registration is required - this event is for adults ages 17 and older.

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.

Don’t light the black-flamed candle! Instead, gather your coven here at the Library for an interactive screening of the cult-favorite Halloween movie Hocus Pocus, ©Walt Disney Pictures. We’ll have so much fun we’ll be running amok, amok, amok, amok, amok!

Registration is required - this event is for adults ages 17 and older.

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

There are 13 spaces available.

Saturday October 15, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
9:00 AM - 2:00 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.

1-2pm is the $10 bag sale - bring your own reusable shopping bag.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public through Monday, October 3. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or textbooks or damaged books, VHS cassettes, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. Book donation collecting will resume on Tuesday, November 1.
  • Volunteers for this event are needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand at the email or phone # below. Please get in touch if you can volunteer for setup the week of and/or the day of the event.
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.

1-2pm is the $10 bag sale - bring your own reusable shopping bag.

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public through Monday, October 3. Just drop off books (in bags or boxes, please) at the Goffstown Public Library during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or textbooks or damaged books, VHS cassettes, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. Book donation collecting will resume on Tuesday, November 1.
  • Volunteers for this event are needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand at the email or phone # below. Please get in touch if you can volunteer for setup the week of and/or the day of the event.
CONTACT:
  Friends of the Goffstown Public Library
  603.497.2102
   friends@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

 
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
11:00 AM
Secrets of the GPL

magnifying glass with wooden handle and gold toned frame around glass magnifyerWe talk a lot about how the Library building is on the National Register of Historic Places, but what does that actually mean? What is it that makes our building special? Join Dianne Hathaway, Library Director, and hear all about it, along with a clock, a painting, and a ghost. Aimee Huntemann, Library Trustee, will also be on hand to discuss the proposed library addition and to get your feedback.

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

magnifying glass with wooden handle and gold toned frame around glass magnifyerWe talk a lot about how the Library building is on the National Register of Historic Places, but what does that actually mean? What is it that makes our building special? Join Dianne Hathaway, Library Director, and hear all about it, along with a clock, a painting, and a ghost. Aimee Huntemann, Library Trustee, will also be on hand to discuss the proposed library addition and to get your feedback.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Tuesday October 18, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM
Spirits of the Granite State - The Ghosts of New Hampshire

Journey through haunted woods, mysterious cemeteries and ghostly lighthouses during this presentation by New England folklore expert and author Roxie Zwicker. From peaceful dirt roads to long forgotten ghost stories, you’ll hear superstitions from some of the quaint, small towns and learn of unusual occurrences that still can’t be explained today.

Registration required. This program is offered in-person as well as virtually via Microsoft Teams. Links will be emailed to those participating virtually prior to the date.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Weilbacher  603-497-2102  elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Virtual or at the GPL
There are many spaces available.

Journey through haunted woods, mysterious cemeteries and ghostly lighthouses during this presentation by New England folklore expert and author Roxie Zwicker. From peaceful dirt roads to long forgotten ghost stories, you’ll hear superstitions from some of the quaint, small towns and learn of unusual occurrences that still can’t be explained today.

Registration required. This program is offered in-person as well as virtually via Microsoft Teams. Links will be emailed to those participating virtually prior to the date.

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Weilbacher
  603.497.2102
   elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Virtual or at the GPL

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday October 19, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

A woman in a red coat sits beside a blue and white pottery in front of a wallpaper filled with flying birds and flowers.Join fellow book enthusiasts on the third Wednesday of every month when our Afternoon Book Group gathers, discussing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles over the course of the year. Conversations are casual and supportive, and new members are always welcome.

This month we're reading: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, Audiobook narrated by Tom Hanks

"A novel about a pair of siblings and their relationship over time with the titular Dutch House, masterfully narrated in the audiobook by Tom Hanks."

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library. Contact the meeting's moderator for information about digital options or any other questions you may have.

No registration required, we will meet inside—physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Weilbacher  603-497-2102  elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

A woman in a red coat sits beside a blue and white pottery in front of a wallpaper filled with flying birds and flowers.Join fellow book enthusiasts on the third Wednesday of every month when our Afternoon Book Group gathers, discussing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles over the course of the year. Conversations are casual and supportive, and new members are always welcome.

This month we're reading: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, Audiobook narrated by Tom Hanks

"A novel about a pair of siblings and their relationship over time with the titular Dutch House, masterfully narrated in the audiobook by Tom Hanks."

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library. Contact the meeting's moderator for information about digital options or any other questions you may have.

No registration required, we will meet inside—physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Weilbacher
  603.497.2102
   elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Tuesday October 25, 2022
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

basket of yarnAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience!

At this meeting we’ll be collecting hats and scarves to be donated to Families in Transition. Items will be collected for women, men, and children. Please bring each item’s yarn label, or tag your items with fiber care and content. Please be sure to bring your items to the Library by the Tuesday, October 25th deadline.

Families in Transition Mission: To Prevent and Break the Cycle of Homelessness “Our mission moves us to empower people experiencing homelessness. We do that by providing dignified housing, by delivering comprehensive and innovative solutions, by developing collaborative relationships with our clients and partners, and by creating opportunities for donors and volunteers committed to making a difference where they live and work.“

If you would like an email reminder a few days before Knit & Crochet Club events, please register.

CONTACT: Tammy Gross  603-497-2102  tammyg@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

basket of yarnAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience!

At this meeting we’ll be collecting hats and scarves to be donated to Families in Transition. Items will be collected for women, men, and children. Please bring each item’s yarn label, or tag your items with fiber care and content. Please be sure to bring your items to the Library by the Tuesday, October 25th deadline.

Families in Transition Mission: To Prevent and Break the Cycle of Homelessness “Our mission moves us to empower people experiencing homelessness. We do that by providing dignified housing, by delivering comprehensive and innovative solutions, by developing collaborative relationships with our clients and partners, and by creating opportunities for donors and volunteers committed to making a difference where they live and work.“

If you would like an email reminder a few days before Knit & Crochet Club events, please register.

CONTACT:
  Tammy Gross
  603.497.2102
   tammyg@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday November 1, 2022 - Wednesday November 30, 2022

"Fresh, fast-paced and fiendishly clever! If you love watching true crime and wonder about the psychopaths among us, this is the book for you!” – Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Chloe is one of seven students at a college who are part of an unusual clinical study of psychopaths. When one of the students in the study is found murdered, a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins, and Chloe goes from hunter to prey. Teaming up with a couple of her fellow psychopaths, Chloe races to identify the killer—but everybody knows you should never trust a psychopath.

Through December 31, 2022, Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian is available instantly, in e-book and e-audiobook formats in the hoopla app. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting!

Discussion guide, exclusive author Q&A, and additional recommended titles for book club readers: http://theclub.hoopladigital.com

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

"Fresh, fast-paced and fiendishly clever! If you love watching true crime and wonder about the psychopaths among us, this is the book for you!” – Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Chloe is one of seven students at a college who are part of an unusual clinical study of psychopaths. When one of the students in the study is found murdered, a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins, and Chloe goes from hunter to prey. Teaming up with a couple of her fellow psychopaths, Chloe races to identify the killer—but everybody knows you should never trust a psychopath.

Through December 31, 2022, Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian is available instantly, in e-book and e-audiobook formats in the hoopla app. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting!

Discussion guide, exclusive author Q&A, and additional recommended titles for book club readers: http://theclub.hoopladigital.com

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

Tuesday November 1, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Group: Evening Discussion

A Black youth in a t-shirt stands against a wall with curtain tied above and beside a window.Build community and share your love of reading by joining the Goffstown Public Library's Evening Book Discussion, held on the first Tuesday of every month. Conversations are casual and supportive; new members are always welcome!

This month we're reading: Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

"As one of the century's premier American writers, James Baldwin has profoundly altered the nation's social and literary consciousness. Go Tell It on the Mountain, Baldwin's first novel, brings Harlem and the black experience vividly to life, as it starkly contrasts two generations of an embattled black family." - (Provided by the Publisher)

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library, and some may be available through our e-library. Contact the meeting's moderator for more information or if you need help accessing this month's book. Large print and audiobooks may also be available.

No registration is required, we will meet inside — physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

A Black youth in a t-shirt stands against a wall with curtain tied above and beside a window.Build community and share your love of reading by joining the Goffstown Public Library's Evening Book Discussion, held on the first Tuesday of every month. Conversations are casual and supportive; new members are always welcome!

This month we're reading: Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

"As one of the century's premier American writers, James Baldwin has profoundly altered the nation's social and literary consciousness. Go Tell It on the Mountain, Baldwin's first novel, brings Harlem and the black experience vividly to life, as it starkly contrasts two generations of an embattled black family." - (Provided by the Publisher)

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library, and some may be available through our e-library. Contact the meeting's moderator for more information or if you need help accessing this month's book. Large print and audiobooks may also be available.

No registration is required, we will meet inside — physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Thursday November 3, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
7:00 PM
Listening Session

Join the Library Board of Trustees and architect Jason LaCombe to hear about the planning process for a library addition, view the plans, ask questions, and provide feedback. All community members are invited.

Visit www.goffstownlibrary.com/building-addition for more information.

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

Join the Library Board of Trustees and architect Jason LaCombe to hear about the planning process for a library addition, view the plans, ask questions, and provide feedback. All community members are invited.

Visit www.goffstownlibrary.com/building-addition for more information.

CONTACT:
  Dianne Hathaway
  603.497.2102
   dianneh@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Wednesday November 9, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library

Libraries Change Lives

This is the Friends monthly meeting.

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library is an association interested in the Goffstown Public Library, which supports the Library Bill of Rights, and offers the opportunity to focus public attention on and stimulate the use of the library. Visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

The Friends usually meet on the second Wednesday of every month, please check the Library calendar for up-to-date scheduling.

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

Libraries Change Lives

This is the Friends monthly meeting.

The Friends of the Goffstown Public Library is an association interested in the Goffstown Public Library, which supports the Library Bill of Rights, and offers the opportunity to focus public attention on and stimulate the use of the library. Visit www.goffstownfriends.com for more information.

The Friends usually meet on the second Wednesday of every month, please check the Library calendar for up-to-date scheduling.

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

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library

Wednesday November 16, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

A ship with sails unfurled on a dark sea appears beneath a cloudy sky with sun glowing from below.Join fellow book enthusiasts on the third Wednesday of every month when our Afternoon Book Group gathers, discussing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles over the course of the year. Conversations are casual and supportive, and new members are always welcome.

This month we're reading: The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

"Three women try to carve out lives in mid-19th-century colonial Australia."

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library. Contact the meeting's moderator for information about digital options or any other questions you may have.

No registration required, we will meet inside—physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Weilbacher  603-497-2102  elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

A ship with sails unfurled on a dark sea appears beneath a cloudy sky with sun glowing from below.Join fellow book enthusiasts on the third Wednesday of every month when our Afternoon Book Group gathers, discussing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles over the course of the year. Conversations are casual and supportive, and new members are always welcome.

This month we're reading: The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

"Three women try to carve out lives in mid-19th-century colonial Australia."

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library. Contact the meeting's moderator for information about digital options or any other questions you may have.

No registration required, we will meet inside—physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Weilbacher
  603.497.2102
   elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Saturday November 19, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Once Upon a Pie Baking Competition & Auction

Bring your friends & family to enjoy a slice of pie or two at this great community event and fundraiser. Winning pies in each category will be sold to the highest bidder!

•  Silent Auction  •  Prizes  •
•  Bid on Blue Ribbon Pies  •

Entrants - bring your pies & entry form to Stark Hall between 10am – 12pm. Entry forms are available at the Library, and printable at https://bit.ly/GPLpies22

There is no fee to enter the contest, pie slices will be sold for $2 each.

This event is hosted by the Goffstown Public Library Board of Trustees and the Goffstown Public Library Foundation. The Foundation is a not-for-profit organization formed to handle a capital campaign for the building addition.

CONTACT: Library Board of Trustees  603-497-2102  trustees@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Stark Hall, 3 Church Street

Bring your friends & family to enjoy a slice of pie or two at this great community event and fundraiser. Winning pies in each category will be sold to the highest bidder!

•  Silent Auction  •  Prizes  •
•  Bid on Blue Ribbon Pies  •

Entrants - bring your pies & entry form to Stark Hall between 10am – 12pm. Entry forms are available at the Library, and printable at https://bit.ly/GPLpies22

There is no fee to enter the contest, pie slices will be sold for $2 each.

This event is hosted by the Goffstown Public Library Board of Trustees and the Goffstown Public Library Foundation. The Foundation is a not-for-profit organization formed to handle a capital campaign for the building addition.

CONTACT:
  Library Board of Trustees
  603.497.2102
   trustees@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Stark Hall, 3 Church Street

Tuesday November 22, 2022
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

basket of yarnAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience!

If you would like an email reminder a few days before Knit & Crochet Club events, please register.

CONTACT: Tammy Gross  603-497-2102  tammyg@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

basket of yarnAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience!

If you would like an email reminder a few days before Knit & Crochet Club events, please register.

CONTACT:
  Tammy Gross
  603.497.2102
   tammyg@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Thursday December 1, 2022 - Saturday December 31, 2022

"Fresh, fast-paced and fiendishly clever! If you love watching true crime and wonder about the psychopaths among us, this is the book for you!” – Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Chloe is one of seven students at a college who are part of an unusual clinical study of psychopaths. When one of the students in the study is found murdered, a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins, and Chloe goes from hunter to prey. Teaming up with a couple of her fellow psychopaths, Chloe races to identify the killer—but everybody knows you should never trust a psychopath.

Through December 31, 2022, Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian is available instantly, in e-book and e-audiobook formats in the hoopla app. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting!

Discussion guide, exclusive author Q&A, and additional recommended titles for book club readers: http://theclub.hoopladigital.com

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

"Fresh, fast-paced and fiendishly clever! If you love watching true crime and wonder about the psychopaths among us, this is the book for you!” – Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Chloe is one of seven students at a college who are part of an unusual clinical study of psychopaths. When one of the students in the study is found murdered, a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins, and Chloe goes from hunter to prey. Teaming up with a couple of her fellow psychopaths, Chloe races to identify the killer—but everybody knows you should never trust a psychopath.

Through December 31, 2022, Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian is available instantly, in e-book and e-audiobook formats in the hoopla app. There are unlimited digital copies - no holds, no waiting!

Discussion guide, exclusive author Q&A, and additional recommended titles for book club readers: http://theclub.hoopladigital.com

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

Monday December 5, 2022 - Saturday December 10, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/everyone
9:00 AM
Vote For Your Favorite Gingerbread House

Stop on the second floor and vote for your favorite gingerbread house on display, decorated by tweens and teens.

The decorator(s) whose gingerbread house receives the most votes will win an Amazon gift card!

 

CONTACT: Stacey Desrosiers  603-497-2102  staceyd@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor

Stop on the second floor and vote for your favorite gingerbread house on display, decorated by tweens and teens.

The decorator(s) whose gingerbread house receives the most votes will win an Amazon gift card!

 

CONTACT:
  Stacey Desrosiers
  603.497.2102
   staceyd@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Second Floor

Tuesday December 6, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Group: Evening Discussion

Between a scene of gray water below and blue sky above sits a pile of rocks, with a large boulder balanced in the center of the rock pile.Build community and share your love of reading by joining the Goffstown Public Library's Evening Book Discussion, held on the first Tuesday of every month. Conversations are casual and supportive; new members are always welcome!

This month we're reading: Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood

"The award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale presents a collection of short stories that features such protagonists as a widowed writer who is guided by her late husband's voice and a woman whose genetic abnormality causes her to be mistaken for a vampire" - (Random House)

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library, and some may be available through our e-library. Contact the meeting's moderator for more information or if you need help accessing this month's book. Large print and audiobooks may also be available.

No registration is required, we will meet inside — physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT: Liz Erickson  603-497-2102  elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Between a scene of gray water below and blue sky above sits a pile of rocks, with a large boulder balanced in the center of the rock pile.Build community and share your love of reading by joining the Goffstown Public Library's Evening Book Discussion, held on the first Tuesday of every month. Conversations are casual and supportive; new members are always welcome!

This month we're reading: Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood

"The award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale presents a collection of short stories that features such protagonists as a widowed writer who is guided by her late husband's voice and a woman whose genetic abnormality causes her to be mistaken for a vampire" - (Random House)

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library, and some may be available through our e-library. Contact the meeting's moderator for more information or if you need help accessing this month's book. Large print and audiobooks may also be available.

No registration is required, we will meet inside — physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT:
  Liz Erickson
  603.497.2102
   elizabethe@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Wednesday December 21, 2022
GOFFSTOWN/adult
1:30 PM
Book Group: Afternoon Discussion

Join fellow book enthusiasts on the third Wednesday of every month when our Afternoon Book Group gathers, discussing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles over the course of the year. Conversations are casual and supportive, and new members are always welcome.

This month we're reading: Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal  by Mary Roach

"From mouth to gut to butt, Roach is unflinching as she charts every crevice and quirk of the alimentary canal—a voyage she cheerily likens to "a cruise along the Rhine."

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library. Contact the meeting's moderator for information about digital options or any other questions you may have.

No registration required, we will meet inside—physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Weilbacher  603-497-2102  elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Join fellow book enthusiasts on the third Wednesday of every month when our Afternoon Book Group gathers, discussing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles over the course of the year. Conversations are casual and supportive, and new members are always welcome.

This month we're reading: Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal  by Mary Roach

"From mouth to gut to butt, Roach is unflinching as she charts every crevice and quirk of the alimentary canal—a voyage she cheerily likens to "a cruise along the Rhine."

Physical copies of book group titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the Goffstown Public Library. Contact the meeting's moderator for information about digital options or any other questions you may have.

No registration required, we will meet inside—physical distancing may not always be possible inside the Library due to space constraints; make the best decision for yourself.

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Weilbacher
  603.497.2102
   elizabethw@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

Tuesday December 27, 2022
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knit & Crochet Club

basket of yarnAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience!

If you would like an email reminder a few days before Knit & Crochet Club events, please register.

CONTACT: Tammy Gross  603-497-2102  tammyg@goffstownlibrary.com
LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

basket of yarnAll knitters & crocheters are welcome, all ages, all levels of experience!

If you would like an email reminder a few days before Knit & Crochet Club events, please register.

CONTACT:
  Tammy Gross
  603.497.2102
   tammyg@goffstownlibrary.com

LOCATION: Goffstown Public Library, Third Floor Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.


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