Dover Public Library
May eNewsletter
New Knitting Group

On Monday, May 8th from 6-8pm the new knitting group will meet in the Trustees Room. This group is open to anyone who has a love for knitting and crocheting.  All levels are welcome!  Please bring your precious works-in-progress and any finished objects you would like to show off to the group.
Friends of the Library Cultural Series:
A Walk Through the Delta:  Acoustic blues by Howard Stith and Mike Rogers         

Don't miss this musical show on
Tuesday, May 16th at 7pm by two veteran performers!  "Poor Howard" Stith has been performing 12-string barrelhouse blues for over forty years. Recently, Howard has teamed up with harmonica player, Mike "Bullfrog" Rogers, a forty year veteran whose styles range from folk to blues.
An Evening of Poetry 

The Dover Public Library cordially invites you to attend an "Evening of Poetry" on Monday, May 22nd 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. Prizes will be distributed in six different grade categories: K-2, 3 & 4, 5 & 6, 7 & 8, 9 & 10, and 11 & 12. Refreshments will be served.  For more information please contact Denise LaFrance at 516-6082.
Finding Your Creative Side

"Claiming Your Creator Abilities, Going with the Flow & Finding Your Bliss" on Tuesday, May 23rd at 7pm .

Are you unsure what's blocking your joy and happiness? Feeling stuck? Are "old stories" or chronic pain controlling you? Do you feel there's a better you just beyond your grasp? Kristi Borst of Healing Resonance LLC will share insights and tips for seeing and seizing your opportunities to be happier and healthier, right here and now! Kristi offers individual and group mind-body-spirit healing. Read more at 
Zombie Escape Room

Save Dover from the Zombie Apocalypse!
Teens are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 24 at 6pm and a dults later that night at 7pm for a zombie themed Escape Room!  An Escape Room is an interactive game where participants work as a team to escape the locked room by cracking codes and solving puzzles.
Registration is required.  Please sign up at
Piano Take-Apart Workshop
Saturday, May 27th at 10am 
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
Free Weekly Audiobook

Every summer Audiofile Magazine presents free downloadable audiobooks geared to teens and adults. This year's program starts in April and runs for 16 weeks into August. Each Thursday a new pair of titles are made available to download for FREE. They frequently will pair a "classic" with a modern book that has similar themes. Sign up for text or email reminders at
Saturday Matinees

May 6 @ 2pm 
Hidden Figures ,
rated PG.

May 13 @ 2pm 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,
rated PG13.

May 20 @ 2pm
A Dog's Purpose,
rated PG. 
Second Wednesday Movies
This month's Second Wednesday Movie on Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30pm will be "The Girl with All the Gifts". Six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close stars in a post-apocalyptic story about a devastating disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating "hungries." The film is rated R and runs 1 hour and 51 minutes.
Classic Sunday Cinema

May 7 @ 2pm
The Women

May 14 @ 2pm
San Francisco, starring Clark Gable.

May 21 @ 2pm
Public Enemy,
starring James Cagney.

May 28 @ 2pm
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon,
starring John Wayne.
Morning Book Group

The Morning Book Group will meet on  Thursday, May 4th at 10am  to discuss "Euphoria" by Lily King.  To see future Book Group reads visit our pinterest page. 
Evening Book Group

The Evening Book Group will meet to discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks " by Rebecca Skloot on Monday, May 15 at 6:30pm Books are available at the Circulation Desk and new members are always welcome.To see future Book Group reads visit our pinterest page.  

Game Night

Monthly Game Night continues on the 3rd Wednesday of the month which is Wednesday, May 17th at 6pm. Board game fun for all ages!

Closed for Easter

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 29th for the Memorial Day holiday.   
Free Computer Classes

Sign up for FREE technology classes and lectures at the library! Learn Microsoft Excel and Word. Please register online through our events calendar for one of these helpful technology classes
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