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The Quotable Amelia Earhart
Thurs. Jan. 19, 6:30-7:30
|All are invited to attend the author talk by Michele Albion where she will discuss The Quotable Amelia Earhart. Michele was the guest author at the Ole Time Auto event in June 2016, where she spoke about The Quotable Henry Ford. Light refreshments will be served. Book signings and purchases using cash and credit cards. Contact Armida Geiger firstname.lastname@example.org|
Pajama Storytime - Pirates!
Thursday, January 19th at 6:30PM
|Join Oyster River Parents & Preschoolers (ORPP) at the Durham Public Library for our monthly evening storytime for preschoolers! This month we will be all about the Pirates. Come hear stories, do the feltboard, sing some pirate songs, and make a fun pirate craft. Snack provided by ORPP and all are welcome!.|
Family Movie: Finding Dory!
Sat. January 21st at 10:30 am
|Join us for this fun family movie: Finding Dory!
This movie is shown upstairs in the Oyster River Room.
Popcorn is served and all are welcome!
Preschool Storytimes - "Birds!"
Tuesday Jan. 24th and Thursday Jan. 26th at 10:30 am
|Preschool Storytime! This week: Birds! Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, feltboard and a fun craft to bring home.
All are welcome.
Potluck & Garden Tools Discussion with Durham Garden Club
Tues. Jan. 24, 5:30 pm
|Potluck dinner and discussion. Gathering at 5:30 to enjoy an informal potluck dinner. Members and friends are invited to bring their favorite garden tool and share how it helps them in the garden. Contact Mary 603-868-2220|
Baby Lap-sit Program
Wednesday, Jan. 25th at 10:30AM
|Join us each Wednesday at 10:30AM for our baby lap-sit program for children and their care-givers from infancy to age 2. There will be songs, stories, movement, rhymes and a chance to socialize. All are welcome!|
Bookeaters Reading Group (Ages 10 &up)
Wednesday, January 25th at 2:45PM
|Join our middle school book club The Bookeaters, led by Ruth Wharton McDonald, UNH Professor of Education. This month's selection is: Maximum Ride by James Patterson
Copies of the book are available at the Durham Public Library’s circulation desk. Walk from the middle school and enjoy a great book! Snacks provided.
3rd-5th Grade Crafter and Knitting Club! Begins again on Weds. Jan. 25th 4-5 pm!
Wednesday,January 25th 4:00-5:00 pm
|Are you in 3rd through 5th grade? Do you love to create cool projects, sew, knit, or crochet? Join our fun Crafter Club! All craft materials & tools (e.g. knitting needles, crochet hooks, etc.) provided. All experience levels are welcome!|
Lego Club! STARTS AGAIN THURS. JAN. 26TH 3:30-4:30 PM (K-4th grade)
Thursday, Jan. 26th 3:30-4:30 pm
|Come join us for some Lego building! We'll have bricks and challenges to help you design a great Lego creation. This is for children ages K-4th grade.|
Same day- Two Classes with McGregor Memorial EMS
Sat. Jan. 28, 2017
10 am - 12 pm First Aid Class
12 pm - 2 pm CPR & AED Class
Both classes offered by McGregor Memorial EMS.
Contact Sean Madden 603-862-3674
Cost and registration information can be found at http://cprsafe.org
Book Donation Week
January 30 thru February 4
The Friends of the Durham Public Library will hold a Book Donation Week, Jan. 30 thru Feb. 4. They accept gently used books and DVD's. Please drop off books/DVD's in a bag or container that does not need to be returned. This is greatly appreicated.
Teen Advisory Board! Tech Night!
Monday, February 6th at 6:30PM
|The teen advisory board is open to kids ages 10 and up! We want to hear from you! Tell the staff about books you would like to see in the collection, activities you want to try, movies you want to watch, or anything else you feel we should know. This month: Tech NIght! Come and try out some cool tech toys, ozobots, makey-makey, stop motion, and more. All are welcome!
Friends of the Durham Public Library
Wed. Feb. 1, 1:00 social time 1:30 meeting
Friends of the Durham Public Library monthly meeting. 1:00 pm social time, followed by the meeting at 1:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. Held in the Oyster River Community Room, 2nd floor.
First Aid Class
Mon. Feb. 6, 6-8 pm
McGregor Memorial EMS offers a First Aid class. Contact Sean Madden 603-862-3674, For cost and registration information visit http://cprsafe.org
February Artist of the Month
Tues. Feb. 7, 6:30-7:30
Durham resident Naomi Kornhauser is the Artist of the Month. Her paintings will be on exhibit in the Gallery during the month of February. All are invited to attend the reception and meet Naomi and view her work.
Scheduled snow date is February 14, 6:30-7:30
Raccoon Readers - A book club for 2nd - 4th grade!
Tuesday, February 7th at 6:00PM
|Join us for Raccoon Readers, our book club for 2nd -4th graders! Discuss the book, play some games, and make a craft! Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. This month's book is "The Island of Dr. Libris" by Chris Grabenstein.|
Oyster River Knitters
Tues. Feb. 7, 7-9 pm
Join the Oyster River Knitters for an evening of assistance in knit or crochet. Beginners and all levels are welcome to attend. Contact Janet email@example.com
Acoustic Open Mic with Mike
Wed. Feb. 8, 6:30 pm
All types of acoustic (non-amplified) music. First time performers and original music are particularly encouraged. Acoustic Open Mic with Mike is a welcoming supportive intimate gathering. Light refreshments are provided, held in the Library Cafe. Contact Mike firstname.lastname@example.org
Jack & Annie Book Club (Grades K-2)
Tuesday, February 21st at 4:00PM
|Join us for our monthly book club made just for kids in kindergarten through 2nd grade! During our meeting we will talk about our book club book, play games, and make a craft. This month we are reading "Mummies in the Morning" by Mary Pope Osborne. Books are available at the circulation desk. Registration is required. Please sign-up at the Children's desk!|
Wed. Feb. 22, 4-5:30 pm
||There are pop-up exhibits, galleries and boutiques, so why not a Pop-Up Book Discussion at a new day and time! A River Runs Through It
by Norman Maclean is about 2 brothers and their father, a Presbyterian minister, whose religion could be said to be fly fishing.
Discussion led by Jennifer Lee
Books available at the library and on-line
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Are you needing assistance using computers, e-readers, iPads or want to learn to use a Word, Excel or Photoshop? The library offers help. Call us to schedule an appointment. 868-6699 or email email@example.com
Kirk Trombley- Artist of the Month
On exhibit in the Gallery
Kirk Trombley, featured January artist of the month.
Kirk is a talented painter, sculptor, photographer and writer. He enjoys painting and photographing scenes in nature that move him. He has an innate ability to notice and capture even the tiniest details and bring them to life. When he is not pursuing his passions, Kirk works as a lawyer and adjunct professor at UNH.