Dover Public Library 
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
May eNewsletter
Fancy Nancy Tea

Children of all ages (with an adult) are cordially invited to attend a Fancy Nancy Tea   Party on Saturday, May 6 from 10:30-12:00 . We will drink tea or lemonade, enjoy some delectable sandwiches and desserts, and create some extraordinary crafts. Don't forget to wear your fanciest clothes. Please R.S.V.P. (that means let us know you are coming) by stopping in the library, calling the children's room at 516-6052, or using the online form.
Evening of Poetry
The Dover Public Library cordially invites you to attend an "Evening of Poetry" on Monday, May 22 at 6:30pm in the Library Lecture Hall. All students who participated in the Library's 15th Annual Poetry Contest for grades K-12 are invited to read their poetry at this event, but this will be purely voluntary. The general public is encouraged to come and enjoy the readings. Refreshments will be served. For more information please contact Denise LaFrance at 516-6082.

Save Dover from the Zombie Apocalypse!

On Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00 teens are invited to work together to solve puzzles and crack codes to save Dover from the zombie apocalypse. Sign-up required.

STEM Saturday--Piano Take-Apart
The Library received the donation of a beautiful Steinway baby grand piano which we are thrilled about.  Please help us say goodbye to our old piano at a Take-Apart Piano Workshop on Saturday, May 27th at 10am
with Peter Poole.  Mr. Poole, a local piano expert will be on hand to teach participants about the inner workings of a piano.  Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn about the parts of a piano first hand!  We encourage kids in grades 3 and up to register to be involved with the take-apart fun, and adults are welcome to come and watch.  For more information visit the library website. 


This 5 week session begins the week of May 1 and ends the week of May 29.                        
No sign-up required.
Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)
Mondays l:30pm-2:15pm
Mondays 7:00pm-7:45pm
Tuesdays 10:00am-10:45am
Family Storytime
(all ages with caregiver)
Wednesdays 10:00-10:45am
OR Saturdays 11:00-11:45am

(2 year olds with caregiver)
Thursdays 10:00-10:45
Mother Goose on the Loose (infants to 2 year olds with caregiver)
Fridays 9:30-10:00 OR 10:30-11:00

Music with benjii
Join us on Fridays May 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 11:00am for this joyful family music program. Everyone is welcome to sing, dance, and play instruments.

Saturday Matinees

May 6 @ 2pm
Hidden Figures,
rated PG.

May 13 @ 2pm
Fantastic Beasts, rated PG13. 

May 20
@ 2pm
A Dog's Purpose, rated PG13.  
Lego Saturdays
Join us on May 6, 13, 20
and 27  for Lego Saturdays. Use our LEGOs to build and create. Meet new friends and share your ideas. Work on interesting   challenges and have fun!
Paws for Reading

Murphy, a certified therapy dog, and her handler, Karen, will be in the children's room on Saturday, May 6 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Murphy is a great listener and very patient with beginning readers.
Artistic Happenings 

Creation Station 
Children of all ages are invited to make spring flowers at the Creation Station  
Library Hours

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

Library Hours:
Mon - Wed 9 to 8:30
Thur & Fri 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sunday 1 to 5
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Dover Public Library 73 Locust St. Dover, NH 03820
603-516-6050  Children's Room 603-516-6052