49 Madbury Road - Durham, NH 03824 - durhampl@gmail.com - 603-868-6699

        Library Hours
            Monday 12-8
           Tuesday 10-8
          Wednesday 10-8
           Thursday 10-8
              Friday 10-5
            Saturday 10-2

June 26 - July 1, 2017

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HeritageQuest Online & Ancestry.com
Research your family history using HeritageQuest Online and Ancestry.com. For more information, Click here.

Foster's Daily Democrat
Foster's Online
Town of Durham Website
Town of Durham website
Salem Health Medical Guide
Salem Health
New York Times Bestsellers

This Week in History

Britannica NH Downloadable Books Genealogy and Local History

Rosalind Revilock-Frost Artist Talk and Reception
Thursday June 22, 6 pm
Fiber Artist Rosalind Revilock-Frost will give a presentation titled ART: Practical and Metaphysical.  Come to view Rosalind's artwork at a reception at 6 pm and stay for the presentation at 6:30.  Her work will be on display through July 29.  For more information on the artist, go to http://www.rosalindart.com/

YA Try It Time! (Middle & High Schoolers) This week: Stop Motion Filming!
Monday, June 26th 4-5 pm
Learn about stop-motion and make your own
short video.  This is held in the YA room and
is for middle and high school students.
Come and learn about this fun technology!

Family Movie: "Moana"!
Monday, June 26th at 6:00 pm
Join us for our first summer reading
family movie "Moana".  This movie is shown
in the Oyster River Room upstairs.
Popcorn is served and all are welcome!

Summer Storytime! This week: Construction!
Tuesday, June 27th at 10:30 am
Join us for summer storytime!
This week:  Construction! 
We will hear stories, sing fun songs,
do fingerplays, feltboard and make
a fun craft.
All are welcome!


The DPL Board of Trustees is thrilled to welcome Rose Bebris, the NEW Director of the Durham Public Library.  A graduate of UNH, Rose has 12 years of experience as the Director of the Florence Public Library in Florence, Arizona. Come to say hello anytime.  Learn more about Rose at http://www.fosters.com/news/20170618/new-director-arrives-to-lead-durham-public-library


SUMMER MUSIC ON THE LIBRARY LAWN! This week: Atwood-Donnellly Trio with Cathy Clasper-Torch
Wednesday June 28, 6:30 pm
Relax and listen to talented musicians every Wednesday evening for five weeks.  This summer's line-up opens with the Atwood-Donnelly Trio with Cathy Clasper-Torch.  This group provides a unique and thrilling blend of traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance.  All concerts are held rain (indoors) or shine (on the lawn).  Bring blankets or chairs if you like.  Bring dinner!  These free concerts are brought to you through the generous sponsorship of the Friends of the Durham Public Library.  Full schedule is as follows:

June 28  Atwood-Donnellly Trio with Cathy Clasper-Torch

July 5   Ryan and Brennish Thomson, "The Fiddling Thomsons"

July 12  Ben Baldwin Trio

July 19  Joel Cage, acoustic singer-songwriter

July 26  Marvel Prone

Build A Better World Summer Reading Program!
Program runs Mon. June 26th through Fri. July 28th!
Registration continues for "Build A Better World ", Summer Reading Program.  The program runs for five weeks from June 26th through July 28th.  Great books, fun prizes, trivia, weekly challenges, guessing jars, lots of cool programs:  Kick-off with “Cactus Head Puppets”, Family Movie Nights, Summer Storytimes, 9-12 year old program, Teen program, Music on the Library Lawn, Team Art, Thursday morning specials, 6-8 year old program, Family game night, Wildlife Encounters and a finale with “Steve Corning”.  Check out our calendar for details.

"Build a Better World" Adult Summer Reading Program
Starting Monday June 26
Why should kids have all the fun?  For five weeks starting June 26, there will be a weekly raffle at the table across from the front desk for patrons 18 years and older.  Fill out your entry correctly and you have the chance to win a prize from one of our of generous local businesses.  Week One's prize is a gift certificate to Bella's Casual Dining!  Thank you, Bella's!

The Friends of the Durham Public Library's Adult Summer Read
"The Mill on the Floss" (1864) by George Eliot.
All are welcome and copies to keep for the summer are available at the Library desk. The discussion will be in September, facilitated by Jennifer Lee. If you wish to receive some background and biographical information by email during the summer, send Jennifer your email at Jennifer.greatlakes@gmail.com by June 21.

Book Donation Week
June 26 through July 1
The Friends of the Durham Public Library collect gently used books and DVDs the last week of every month.  Please drop off books/DVDs in a bag or container that does not need to be returned.  We appreciate your donations, but please DO NOT bring us textbooks, dictionaries, or encyclopedias.  Thank you!

CPR & AED Class with McGregor Memorial EMS
Tuesday June 27, 6-8 pm
Contact Sean Madden 603-862-3674. For cost and registration information visit http://cprsafe.org\

Technology help
By appointment
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  durhampl@gmail.com