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Wednesday March 31, 2021 - Friday April 30, 2021
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Thursday April 1, 2021 - Friday April 30, 2021
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Family Escape Room: The Magical Garden

Using hidden clues and answering trivia questions, work with your family to break out of our virtual escape room.

You've shrunk to the size of a caterpillar! Can you escape and return to your real height?

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Virtual Breakout Rooms: Anime Trivia

For ages 12-17
So you enjoy escape rooms, but have you ever tried Breakout? Try your brain skills in our Virtual Breakout Room at nashualibrary.org/explore/teens to see if you can unlock all the locks!

Are you an Otaku? Do you even know what that is? Take this anime and manga quiz to test your knowledge—or, at the very least, learn something!

LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday April 13, 2021
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Computer Class: Google Sheets -- Advanced
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Advanced Google Sheets skills not covered in the intro class, including:

  • charts
  • filtering data
  • conditional formatting
  • concatenating text and splitting text into columns
  • adding comments and text boxes
  • using logic-based functions
  • creating pivot tables

Prerequisites: A Google Drive account and Introduction to Google Sheets or experience using Sheets, including creating formulas and basic charts.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Wednesday April 14, 2021
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Public Health Clinic--CANCELED TODAY
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
 
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Does Truth Matter?
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“Open Questions” is a series of thought-provoking community conversations presented by New Hampshire Humanities. This discussion will focus on the question, “Does Truth Matter?” Join us and share your thoughts on what truth is, whether it New Hampshire Humanities logoexists, and obstacles to believing and telling the truth. Facilitated by Dr. Josh Tepley, philosophy professor at St. Anselm College. Register to get an invitation to the Zoom event.
 

LOCATION: Virtual
Friday April 16, 2021
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Adult Craft Classes: Embroidered Notebooks
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ages 18 and up
Embroider decorations on the cover of a pocket notebook. Check out this example. Materials kits will be available at the library  from April 13 to 15, first come, first served while supplies last. You must register to get an invitation to the Zoom class. Registration for the Zoom does not guarantee availability of a kit, so pick yours up promptly.
LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday April 17, 2021
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Fantasy Spelling Bee
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For ages 12-17

Sure, you've read Harry Potter, Divergent, Hunger Games, and Percy Jackson—but can you spell fantasy words like a pro? Participants earn a fantasy spelling bee pin; the top three win a gift card to Dunkin’. Register to get an invitation to the Zoom event.

 

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Sunday April 18, 2021
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Monday April 19, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Birds
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday April 20, 2021
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Computer Class: Introduction to eBay
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A basic introduction to the e-commerce site eBay. Includes creating an account and searching for, bidding on, and selling items.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Wednesday April 21, 2021
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Public Health Clinic
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The City of Nashua Division of Public Health offers immunizations for $10 per person:photo of Mobile Outreach Services van

  • Pneumonia
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria)
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Pertussis, Diphtheria)
  • Influenza (flu) shots are $15 for adults and free for children.

(COVID-19 vaccines are not available at this clinic.)

Also available are testing for HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases. (Ask about their free, in-home, HIV test kits.)

Confidential and private. Free or low-cost for eligible clients. If you have Medicare, please bring your card. For more information call the City of Nashua Division of Public Health at 603-589-4500.

If you don't see the van on the Library Plaza, look in our parking lot.

LOCATION: Library Plaza
Thursday April 22, 2021
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Computer Class: Google Docs -- Introduction
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Basic to intermediate word processing using Google Docs. Includes:

  • creating, saving, and printing documents
  • highlighting, copying, and pasting text
  • formatting lists
  • checking spelling and grammar
  • creating tables
  • applying headers and footers

Prerequisite: A Google account and some experience using it.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday April 24, 2021
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AniManga Adventure: Kawaii
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For Grades 6-8
Geek out monthly over all things anime with an Adventure Box that includes a Japanese snack, craft, Japanese language flashcards, and nuggets of knowledge relating to our theme of the month. Box pickup is not available on Fridays.

Craft: Earbud holder
Box pickup: 4/19–4/24 Box pickup is not available on Fridays.

Register to get a Zoom invite.

 

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Sunday April 25, 2021
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Monday April 26, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Your Favorite Things
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Computer Class: Introduction to Google Forms
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An introduction to Google Forms, a survey-creation program. Covers:

  • customizing a template
  • creating a form from scratch
  • designing a self-grading quiz
  • sharing the form and viewing the results

Prerequisites: A Google Drive account and some experience using it.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Wednesday April 28, 2021
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Public Health Clinic
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The City of Nashua Division of Public Health offers immunizations for $10 per person:photo of Mobile Outreach Services van

  • Pneumonia
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria)
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Pertussis, Diphtheria)
  • Influenza (flu) shots are $15 for adults and free for children.

(COVID-19 vaccines are not available at this clinic.)

Also available are testing for HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases. (Ask about their free, in-home, HIV test kits.)

Confidential and private. Free or low-cost for eligible clients. If you have Medicare, please bring your card. For more information call the City of Nashua Division of Public Health at 603-589-4500.

If you don't see the van on the Library Plaza, look in our parking lot.

LOCATION: Library Plaza
Thursday April 29, 2021
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Computer Class: Introduction to Facebook
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Basic introduction to using Facebook. Includes:

  • creating an account
  • setting up a Facebook profile
  • “friending” people
  • posting content
  • controlling your privacy
  • using Messenger

We will create Facebook accounts for people with an interest in doing so and an email address.

Prerequisites: An email address and basic knowledge of using the Internet.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Bending Toward Justice: African Americans as Subject and Creators in American Art
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Jane Oneail of Culturally Curious examines that arc as it relates to the African American history enshrined in American art. From colonial-era portraits to 19th century and Jim Crow–era prints, to 1960s civil rights photography, experience a visual overview of African American oppression, struggle, and progress toward equality. Register to get an invitation to this Zoom event.
 

LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday May 1, 2021 - Monday May 31, 2021
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Family Escape Room: A Trip to the Zoo

Using hidden clues and answering trivia questions, work with your family to break out of our virtual escape rooms. Visit nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

Take a virtual field trip to the zoo, collecting clues at each exhibit for solving the final puzzle.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Virtual Breakout Rooms: Murder Mystery

For ages 12-17
So you enjoy escape rooms, but have you ever tried Breakout? Try your brain skills in our Virtual Breakout Room at nashualibrary.org/explore/teens to see if you can unlock all the locks!

Your friends are throwing you a party. Things are going great until . . .  a body is discovered in the kitchen! Is this part of the party—or an actual murder?

 

LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday May 1, 2021
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Nature Quest
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Ages 8-14
Are you a nature lover? Here’s your chance to study natural habitats, try out science experiments at home, and visit local parks to learn how water, land, plants, and animals are related. The program will be run by the Nashua River Watershed Association once a month on Saturdays from January through May. Students will attend a one-hour virtual meeting with the group in the morning and in the afternoon go on a 90-minute outdoor guided adventure for students and families in a Nashua park. The group will create “Discover Nashua's Nature,” a guide to be displayed in the library and online. Register by emailing staceyc@nashuariverwatershed.org
Saturdays, 1/9, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1
10:30–11:30 am (virtual meeting)
1–2:30 pm (park visit)

LOCATION: Virtual and in Nashua parks
Monday May 3, 2021 - Saturday May 8, 2021
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Citrus-Fruit Bird Feeders

Take-n-Make Craft
Each month we'll offer a project just right for the age of your child. No registration is required. Pick up all the materials you need for these crafts on the dates indicated, while supplies last. Note that pickup is not available on Fridays, since we’re closed.

For grades K-2
Make a sweet, all-natural bird feeder, then use the included chart to identify birds you see this spring in New Hampshire.

LOCATION: Curbside
 
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DIY Bubbles and Bubble Wands

Take-n-Make Craft
Each month we'll offer a project just right for the age of your child. No registration is required. Pick up all the materials you need for these crafts on the dates indicated, while supplies last. Note that pickup is not available on Fridays, since we’re closed.

For birth-preschool
Make a bubble solution and a pipe-cleaner wand in this super-easy STEAM activity that gets you outside to play.

LOCATION: Curbside
 
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Grow Your Own Crystal Flower

Teen Take-n-Make
Ages 12-17

Use the science of borax to grow crystals to fancy-up faux flowers.  Pickup is not available on Fridays. Pick up the materials you need on the dates shown.

No registration required. Tutorial is available at nashualibrary.org/explore/teens.

 

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Sidewalk-Chalk Challenge

Take-n-Make Craft
Each month we'll offer a project just right for the age of your child. No registration is required. Pick up all the materials you need for these crafts on the dates indicated, while supplies last. Note that pickup is not available on Fridays, since we’re closed.

For grades 3-5

Pick up chalk, prompts, and drawing tips, then decorate your walkway. Post a photo of your masterpiece on our Nashua Creates page, and we’ll print it and hang it in our window display.

LOCATION: Curbside
Monday May 3, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Frogs
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Computer Class: Google Sheets -- Introduction
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Basic to intermediate functions of Google Sheets, Google’s spreadsheet and calculating program. Includes:

  • screen and sheet elements
  • copying and pasting
  • using mathematical formulas and functions
  • creating graphs and charts

Prerequisites: A Google Drive account and some experience using it.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday May 4, 2021
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The trustees usually meet on the first Tuesday of the month. The agenda will be available on the City of Nashua website. For information on calling in to listen to the meeting, go to the city calendar.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday May 5, 2021
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Computer Class: Introduction to Google, Gmail, and Google Drive
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An introduction to the search engine Google, the email service Gmail, and the cloud storage software Google Drive. Covers:

  • basic internet searching
  • composing, sending, and organizing emails
  • creating and storing files and documents

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday May 8, 2021
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Hikes With Tykes
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Parents and caregivers: Join Hike It Baby and the Red Cross to discover the best family-friendly hikes in New Hampshire and get tips to prepare for the experience, including protecting your family from bugs and the sun. Register to get an invitation to this Zoom event.

LOCATION: Virtual
Monday May 10, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Magical Creatures
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Friends group uses these business meetings to plan special projects, fundraising, book sales, and public outreach. All are welcome to attend. Register to get a Zoom invitation to the meeting.More about the Friends.

 

 

LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday May 11, 2021
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Computer Class: Introduction to Google Slides
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Basic introduction to creating a slide presentation using Google Slides, including:

  • using design templates
  • adding content, transitions, and animations
  • printing and sharing presentations
  • viewing presentations

Prerequisites: A Google account and some experience using it, and Intro to Google Docs class or use of Google Docs outside class.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Thursday May 13, 2021
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Babies and Books Zoom
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Birth–12 months

Through stories and music, learn how to read aloud and develop your baby's language and prereading skills. You must register to get a Zoom invitation.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Computer Class: Google Docs -- Introduction
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Basic to intermediate word processing using Google Docs. Includes:

  • creating, saving, and printing documents
  • highlighting, copying, and pasting text
  • formatting lists
  • checking spelling and grammar
  • creating tables
  • applying headers and footers

Prerequisite: A Google account and some experience using it.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Edible Wild Plants & Mushrooms
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Nashua and surrounding towns are home to over 100 species of edible wild plants and mushrooms. Join expert Russ Cohen to learn how to identify, prepare, and enjoy edible wild plants right from your own backyard. Guidelines for safe and environmentally responsible foraging will be included. Register to get an invitation to this Zoom event.

LOCATION: Virtual
Friday May 14, 2021
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Downtown Book Group: Before the Coffee Gets Cold
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This daytime book group, run by a reference librarian, is open to all. Today we'll talk about Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. Off the beaten path in Tokyo is a cafe that, legend says, offers the opportunity to travel back in time, in addition to serving coffee. But there's a catch: Travelers must return before the coffee gets cold. Registration is required to receive the invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.)

If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday May 15, 2021
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Sunday May 16, 2021
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Monday May 17, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Things That Go
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Computer Class: Introduction to Pinterest
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A basic introduction to the social media site Pinterest. Includes:

  • creating an account
  • creating boards
  • searching
  • pinning items

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Thursday May 20, 2021
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Waterfalls of the White Mtns
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A virtual guided tour of Waterfalls of the White Mountains: 30 Hikes to 100 Waterfalls. Author Bruce Bolnick will show us popular favorites, roadside gems, back-country treasures, great swimming holes, and more. In addition to telling anecdotes about production of the book, he’ll offer hiking tips and some fascinating history of the region. Register to get an invitation to this Zoom event.

Photo: Robert Kozlow

LOCATION: Virtual
Friday May 21, 2021
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Adult Craft Classes: Teacup Bookmarks
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ages 18 and up
Using paper, create a cute bookmark shaped like a teacup. Check out this example. Materials will be available from May 18 to 20.You must register to get an invitation to the Zoom class. Registration for the Zoom does not guarantee availability of a kit, so pick yours up promptly.
LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday May 22, 2021
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AniManga Adventure: Golden Week
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For Grades 6-8
Geek out monthly over all things anime with an Adventure Box that includes a Japanese snack, craft, Japanese language flashcards, and nuggets of knowledge relating to our theme of the month. Box pickup is not available on Fridays.

Craft: Koinobori origami chopstick holder
Box pickup: 5/17–5/22 Box pickup is not available on Fridays.

Register to get a Zoom invite.

 

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Sunday May 23, 2021
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Peacock Players Concert
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Plaza
Monday May 24, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Rabbits
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Computer Class: Introduction to Google Books
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An introduction to Google Books, Google’s depository of 40 million titles. Covers searching, citations, downloading if available, and locating a copy if not.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Wednesday May 26, 2021
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Computer Class: Google Docs -- Advanced
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Advanced Google Docs skills not covered in the Intro class, including:

  • inserting Word Art, pictures, symbols, hyperlinks, headers, footers, and page breaks
  • finding and replacing
  • formatting tabs
  • inserting text boxes
  • sharing
  • publishing to the internet

Prerequisite: A Google account and the Intro class, or experience using Google Docs outside of class.

You must register to receive an invitation to this Zoom event. (If you don't get the invitation, check your spam folder.) If you've never used Zoom before and you need some help, take a look at this tutorial.

LOCATION: Virtual
Thursday May 27, 2021
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Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This is the easiest loaf you will ever make—even if you have never baked bread before! Liz Barbour of The Creative Feast will demonstrate using the master recipe from Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. You must register to get an invitation to the Zoom event.

LOCATION: Virtual
Saturday May 29, 2021
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Closed for Memorial Day weekend
Sunday May 30, 2021
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Closed for Memorial Day weekend
Monday May 31, 2021
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Virtual Storytime: Dinosaurs
10:00 AM

For birth-preschool
Watch our storytimes on demand, enjoy a movement activity, and browse weekly book lists. New storytimes will be available every Monday at 10 am at nashualibrary.org/explore/kids/whats-happening.

LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday June 1, 2021
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The trustees usually meet on the first Tuesday of the month. The agenda will be available on the City of Nashua website. For information on calling in to listen to the meeting, go to the city calendar.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday June 14, 2021
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Friends group uses these business meetings to plan special projects, fundraising, book sales, and public outreach. All are welcome to attend. Register to get a Zoom invitation to the meeting.More about the Friends.

 

 

LOCATION: Virtual

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