DERRY — Derry Public Library will present Paul Zambella (Forensic Science Roadshow) via Zoom on Wed., October 6 at 6:30 p.m. He will discuss his work as a forensic scientist at the Massachusetts State Police Crime Lab, as well as some of the cases he worked on. He’ll focus on the forensic ev…

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SANDOWN — The Sandown Public Library will hold many events at our new pavilion, located in back of the Library. Some events may be virtual. Book groups will meet at the Library. Please look on our calendar at www.sandownlibrary.us to verify locations.

ATKINSON — Are you one of the many Americans who do not fully maximize their Social Security benefits? Knowing how and when you choose to collect Social Security benefits can be complex because it ultimately depends on your unique circumstances. With retirees living longer today than previou…

PLAISTOW — When a child comes to you with questions about gender identity, parents may wonder what to say or not to say in response. When a teen or tween says, “I am bisexual or non-binary”, parents may be concerned of saying the wrong thing in response. Join us at the Plaistow Public Librar…

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{p class=”normal”}{span lang=”EN” xml:lang=”EN”}EXETER —This Sunday marks the start of Banned Books Week, which runs from September 26-October 2 this year. The American Library Association (ALA) defines Banned Book Week as “an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held duri…

HAMPSTEAD — The events of the past year and a half have demonstrated more than ever that outdoor activities and gathering spaces are an important feature for public libraries, especially when the library often serves as a community center.

PLAISTOW — Our September Artist of the Month is Valerie Borgal. Janet Davies has brought us a wonderful children’s tea set collection. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please contact Raven at techservices@plaistowlibrary.com if you do!

KINGSTON — Kingston Community Library is open Mon., 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Tues., Wed. and Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Sat., 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

HAMPSTEAD — Please join us for a special Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony of the new Storybook Garden Path at the Hampstead Public Library on Sat., September 18 at 1:00 p.m. The path is dedicated to the memory of Janet Eagleson, a former Hampstead resident, Library staff member, and Fr…

ATKINSON — Kimball Public Library in Atkinson is pleased to announce the following upcoming programs.

DANVILLE — Join us for a guided nature walk on Sat., September 18th at 10:30. In keeping with the theme of the recently concluded Summer Reading Program – Tails and Tales - the library teamed with outdoor educator and local naturalist, Kim Cote, to offer a series of guided nature walks on lo…

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HAMPTON FALLS — Don’t miss the presentation, “Thirteen Days in October: The Untold Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis” with Michael Tougias, on Tues., October 5, at 6:30 p.m.

PLAISTOW — Our September Artist of the Month is Valerie Borgal. Janet Davies has brought us a wonderful children’s tea set collection. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please contact Raven at techservices@plaistowlibrary.com if you do!

HAMPSTEAD —A representative from New Hampshire Fish & Game presents Understanding Bobcats at the Hampstead Public Library on Tues., September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Come learn about the history of wildlife and ongoing research in New Hampshire, with a focus on bobcats. Discover new facts and in…

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KINGSTON — Former Kingston residents, Dannielle Genovese and Muffy Faucher will share their memories of the Ottati & Goss – Kingston Steel Drum (known to locals as the Barrel Factory) on Mon., October 4, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Kingston Community Library, in the Morse Room.

KENSINGTON — Rebecca Rule will present a virtual talk on the history of New Hampshire town meetings, “Moved and Seconded” on Wed., September 29, at 7:00 p.m.

HAMPSTEAD — The public is invited to a special Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony for the new Storybook Garden Path at the Hampstead Public Library on Sat., September 18 at 1:00 p.m. The path is dedicated to the memory of Janet Eagleson.

PLAISTOW — Our September Artist of the Month is Valerie Borgal. Janet Davies has brought us a wonderful children’s tea set collection. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please contact Raven at techservices@plaistowlibrary.com if you do!

KINGSTON — Are you looking for fun, diverse adult programs? We would love for you to join us. We have an exciting week planned for you at the Kingston Community Library! We offer two book clubs, knitting/crochet clubs, gentle yoga, meditation, and rug hooking. Please be sure to check out our…

NEWTON — Be sure to stop by our 9/11 display: As we honor and remember those lost, we are thankful for the kindness and spirit of our own community.

EXETER Exeter Public Library will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with multiple interactive offerings. Beginning the week of September 7, visit Adult Services on the main level of the library and add to the “Share Your Memories of September 11, 2001” display boar…

EAST KINGSTON — Please note the following message from the Trustees of the East Kingston Public Library:

SANDOWN — The Sandown Public Library will hold many summer events at our new pavilion, located in the back of the library. Some events may be virtual. Book groups will meet at the Library. Please look at our calendar to verify locations.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library has a Poetry Reading & Blackout Poetry Creation event on Friday morning, September 10 at 10:30 a.m. Bring a poem or song lyric by your favorite artist to read and share with others in a relaxed atmosphere. Then create your own blackout poetry. Don…

WASHINGTON, DC —The Library of Congress recently announced its third release of records in its online catalog for free bulk download for research and discovery. The release supports the Library’s effort to continuously expand open access to its vast collections.

PLAISTOW —Our September artist is Laurie Levesque. Janet Davies has brought us a wonderful children’s tea set collection. Tiny Art Show participants, we have a few pieces waiting to be picked up! Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? P…

SANDOWN — The Sandown Public Library will be holding many summer events at our new pavilion, in the back of the Library. Some events may be virtual. Book groups will be meeting at the Library. Please look at our calendar to verify locations.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library hours on Labor Day Weekend are Fri., September 3, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sat., September 4, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; closed Sunday and closed Mon., September 6. Be sure to pick up any books, movies, museum passes, and other materials you need …

ATKINSON — We currently are accepting books, music, and DVDs in good condition in anticipation of the sale on September 25. Please be sure books are not moldy or damaged and that music and movies are playable the entire way through. We do not accept any magazines, textbooks, encyclopedias, o…

EXETER—Fall Programming at Exeter Public Library is just around the corner! By popular demand, movies are returning, starting with a special documentary screening in commemoration of 9/11, on Sat., September 11 at 10:30 a.m. In-person events will continue through the fall, beginning with “Mu…

NEWTON — Please note: We will be closed on Mon., September 6 in observance of Labor Day.

ATKINSON — The Friends of the Kimball Library 2021 Fall Book Sale will be a bag sale. The sale opens at 8:00 a.m. and goes until 2:00 p.m. on Sat., September 25. Take your time browsing, and fill a bag provided for $5.00 or bring your own bag to be priced according to its size. Individual bo…

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HAMPTON FALLS — The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present "Medicare 101" with Elisa Hietala, Benefits Counselor/Medicare Specialist of ServiceLink, Rockingham County. The program is scheduled to take place in person on Tues., September 14, from 1:00-3:30 p.m.

NEWTON — The Library will be closed on Mon., September 6 for Labor Day.

SANDOWN — Sandown Public Library will hold many summer events at our new pavilion, in the back of the Library. Some events may be held virtually. Book groups will meet at the Library. Please look at our calendar to verify locations.

EXETER —Summer Reading has come to a successful close at Exeter Public Library.

NEWTON — We would like to take a moment to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to the local businesses and library patrons that so generously donated to our Summer Reading Program Raffle this year. We had an amazing six weeks of Tails & Tales Animal Fun and every child that logged h…

ATKINSON — The Kimball Library is pleased to announce our new digital offering of the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ is an award-winning business journal that also covers global markets, politics, world news, technology, and culture.

KINGSTON — Are you looking for fun, diverse adult programs? We would love for you to join us. We have an exciting week planned for you at the Kingston Community Library! We offer two book clubs, knitting/crochet clubs, gentle yoga, meditation, and rug hooking. Please be sure to check out our…

PLAISTOW — Our August artist is wildlife photographer Howard Muscott. We have a really awesome model airplane collection from Dean Zarillo in the flat cases. Tiny Art Show participants, please come collect your wonderful work! Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be wil…

SANDOWN — Sandown Public Library will hold many summer events at our new pavilion, in the back of the Library. Some events may be held virtually. Book groups will meet at the Library. Please look at our calendar to verify locations.

HAMPSTEAD — The Friends of the Hampstead Public Library have started their annual membership drive. If you are interested in becoming a Friend, you can find more information at hampsteadlibrary.org/about-friends. By joining this group, you show your support for community, literacy, and educa…

ATKINSON — Launchpads are an innovative and fresh way to bring educational games to children. The pre-loaded content and lack of internet connection means that learning can be self-directed by the child holding the Launchpad, to go at their own pace and pursue the concepts that holds their i…

SANDOWN — Sandown Public Library will hold many summer events at our new pavilion, located in back of the Library. Some events may be virtual. Book groups will meet at the Library. Please look on our calendar to verify locations.

HAMPSTEAD — The Elaine David Thrift Shop located at the Hampstead Public Library is having a Summer Sale, starting with a Dollar Sale on Sat., August 21, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Everything in the store is on sale for $1, some items are priced even lower. Then on Tues., August 24, and on S…

NEWTON — The public is invited to join us as we welcome local author Paulina Shadowens who will present “Booked in Britain” on Thurs., September 23 at 7:00 p.m. Paulina will share her beautiful photos and memories from a recent trip to England and how a life-long love of all things British w…

PLAISTOW — Our August artist is wildlife photographer Howard Muscott. We have a really awesome model airplane collection from Dean Zarillo in the flat cases. Tiny Art Show participants, please collect your wonderful work! Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing …

The Elaine David Thrift Shop located at the Hampstead Public Library is having a Summer Sale, starting with a Dollar Sale on Sat., August 21, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Everything in the store is on sale for $1, some items are priced even lower. Then on Tues., August 24 and on Saturday Augus…

DANVILLE — We regretfully canceled our first of three guided Nature Walks due to wet conditions in the Town Forest, but we are hoping for better weather for a walk at the Tucker and French Family Forest, on Sat., August 14, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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SANDOWN — The Friends of the Sandown Library would like to announce and invite everyone to join their 7th annual “Fall Friends Tour”.

EXETER — The Exeter Public Library invites Exeter community members to experience the newly renovated Library building at an Open House on Thurs., August 19, from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Hosted by the Trustees of Exeter Public Library and the Friends of Exeter Public Library, this free event will fea…

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