In this Issue
On The Librarian's Nightstand
Book of the Week
Featured Event
Children's Corner
Snapshots from the Library
This Week @ the Library
On The Librarian's Nightstand
Beyond the High 
Blue Air
by Lu Spinney  
"A painful account made beautiful by Spinney's poignant details and tender insight."- Booklist

  Other Books We're Reading:

The Last Secret of the Deverills 
by Santa Montefiore 
Fierce Kingdom
by Gin Phillips  

Big Little Lies
by Liane Moriarity  

Meddling Kids
by Edgar Cantero

The Hot One
by Carolyn Murnick
The Dry 
by Jane Harper      
Book of the Week
This week's Book of the Week is 'Home Fire' by Kamila Shamsie.
 People are pulled by competing forces at all points in their lives. 'Home Fire' follows the struggle of two families as they try to do what they feel is right by their country, loyalty to their loved ones, their heart's desires, and everything else that gets in the way. Pick up 'Home Fire' if you can relate to being torn in several directions.
Featured Event
NH Humanities: 
The Middle East
September 26, 6:30

The term "Middle East" is a changing geopolitical concept. Throughout recent history, this term referred to a political, a cultural, and a geographical region with no clear boundaries. Moreover, this concept serves to generate stereotypes and misunderstanding. This multimedia presentation by Mohamed Defaa provides an analytical framework to understand the histories, social identities, and cultures behind this complex concept of "Middle East."

Children's Corner
Did you know?  
We have added all-new afterschool storytime! This drop-in  group is a perfect for preschoolers who are busy in the mornings and for kindergarteners who are missing their  library time. Afternoon 
Storytime meets on Thursdays from 3:15-4:15. Call or stop by with questions!
Featured Book: 
September 12, 2017
Good Day! What a time for a hike, what a time to explore, and what a time to find a good new book!  After you've found your great new book, swing by the circulation desk to see the 3D printer in action. We borrowed it from the State Library of NH, and it is here for this week only.  Catch it while you can. 

This week is the annual meeting for the Friends of the Library. Check out the Friends Newsletter here. The Friends are looking for new board members, so please join them, Thursday at 4PM. 

Happy Reading.
Snapshots from the Library

Having fun in Play & Learn!
This Week @ the Library


Today, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Nightly Knitting 
Today, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Today, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Trustee Meeting
Wednesday, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Line Dancing
Wednesday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Beginners are encouraged to come at 9 as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on.

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

Brown Bag Book Discussion
Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
This month's book discussion, led by Abi Maxwell, is Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Conversational French 
Thursday, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Evening Book Discussion
Thursday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
See above for details.

Social Bridge
Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Knit Wits
Friday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Conversational German
Friday, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Fiber Friends
Monday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Monday, 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Bookworm Shop
Open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. when library is open.  


Baby and Toddler Storytime, DROP IN
(ages 0-2, with caregiver)
Today, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Join us for songs, stories, lap bounces and more. Must be a GPL cardholder. 
Preschool Storytime, DROP IN
(ages 3 - 5 with caregiver)
Today, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs and literacy activities. Must be a GPL cardholder. 
Play and Learn SIGN UP
Thursday, 10:30 - 11:30
Join Maria for this directed play group. Sign up required.  
After School Story Time 
(preschool - Kindergarten with caregiver)
Thursday, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Must be a GPL cardholder.
Preschool Storytime, SIGN UP
Friday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs and crafts.
Lego Challenge Club(K - 4th grades)
Monday, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Join us for a new challenge every week. 

Home School Game Club
Thursday, 1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Mixed gaming club for homeschoolers.
Teen Tabletoppers (grades 5 - 12) 
Thursday, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.   
A club for teens to play all kinds of tabletop games, such as Dungeons and Dragons, Telestrations, Magic the Gathering Club and Werewolf.  
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