Dover Public Library 
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
April eNewsletter

Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5 without adult
Monday 1:30 pm-2:15 pm
(April 2, 9 and 30)
Tuesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(April 3 and 10)
Family Storytime
All ages with adult
   Wednesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(April 4 and 11)
Saturdays 11:00-11:45
(April 7 and 14)
Toddler Time
Ages 2 to just turned 3 with adult
Monday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(April 2, 9 and 30)
Thursday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(April 5 and 12)
Mother Goose on the Loose
Ages birth to 24 months with adult
Friday 10:00 am-10:30 am
(April 6 and 13)
Adult and Toddler Yoga

On Friday, April 6 and 20 from 11:00-11:30 am , adults with toddlers are invited to try out a fun introductory yoga class. Learn some basic poses to share with your child. Bring a mat if you can. No experience necessary.

School Vacation Fun

Monday, April 23, 2:00-4:00 pm
Messy Art-Kids of all ages are invited to explore the messy side of art.

Tuesday, April 24, 2:00-4:00 pm      
Snap Circuits- Kids in grades 3 and up can experiment with our kits and accessories.

Wednesday, April 25, 10:00-12:00 pm        
Princess Ballet Tea Party-Dancers from Northeastern Ballet Theatre will perform as Disney princesses followed by crafts and refreshments.

Thursday, April 26, 2:00-4:00 pm
Fly Guy Celebration-Family event featuring crafts, games, and activities based on the   popular series.

Friday, April 27, 2:00 or 3:00 pm
Harry Potter Escape Room
Kids in grades 5 and up can register for this event at or 516-6050.   Costumes encouraged.
STEM Saturday
On Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 pm kids in grades K and up are invited to make short movies using stop motion animation. All materials will be provided but feel free to bring small toys to use in the movie. If you would like to use your own tablet or device, download the free Stop Motion Studio app.
Poetry Contest

It's time for the 16th annual Dover Public Library poetry contest.
Students may pick up information about the contest at the Dover Public Library, any Dover school library, or at our website  Deadline for entry is April 17. For more information about the contest please contact Denise LaFrance at 516-6082.


Saturday, April 7 or 14 from 9 - 4pm enjoy the picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt as you stroll through downtown Dover. Stop in the library after for a craft.

Lego Saturdays

Join us on April 7, 14, 21, 28 for Lego Saturdays. Use our LEGOs to build and create. Meet new friends and share your ideas. Work on interesting challenges and have fun!
Saturday Matinees
Saturday Matinees are held in the Library  Lecture Hall Saturdays at 2:00 pm.

 April 7
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, rated PG13.

April 14 -- no movie,
STEM Saturday. 
April 21
Star Wars: The Last Jedi,
rated PG13.  
April 28
Paddington 2, rated PG.

Paws for Reading

Murphy, a certified therapy dog, and her handler, Karen, will be in the children's room on Saturday, April 7 from 10:00 am-11:00 am. Murphy is a great listener and very patient with beginning readers.

Creation Station 
Kids of all ages are invited to make a Hug-a-Book Bookmark craft at the Creation Station anytime during the week of April 8 -14 and an Emoji Memo Magnet anytime between April 22-28.
Library Hours:
Mon - Wed 9 to 8:30
Thur & Fri 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sundays 1 to 5
Closed Sunday, April 1
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Dover Public Library 73 Locust St. Dover, NH 03820
603-516-6050  Children's Room 603-516-6052