In this Issue
On The Librarian's Nightstand
DVD of the Week
Featured Event
Snapshots from the Library
This Week @ the Library
Children's Corner
On The Librarian's Nightstand
American Fire
by Monica Hesse

"A brisk, captivating and expertly crafted reconstruction of a community living through a time of fear, confusion and danger. . . . Masterful."
- Scott W. Berg, Washington Post

Other Books We're Reading:

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
by Neil DeGrasse Tyson 

The Alice Network
by Kate Quinn 
I Can't Make This Up
by Kevin Hart 
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
by Matthew Sullivan   
Do Not Become Alarmed 
by Maile Meloy  
DVD of the Week
 This week's DVD of the Week is 'The Sense of an Ending.'
A lighter, but still impactful rendition of the novel by Julian Barnes, 'The Sense of an Ending' explores the experiences of an aged man who has been ignorant of missed opportunities in his past. As he is forced to come to terms with lost love and life long mysteries, his quiet and comfortable life is turned on its head. Driven by a well-performed lead.
Featured Event

Aging is Mandatory; 
Growing Old is Optional
Thursday, August 10 6:30PM
This is an entertaining, motivational, and informative program which inspires people to live healthy happy lifestyles no matter what the age.  This program incorporates story telling, humor and information to empower the participants to live life to the fullest. Carol O'Connor, MSW, LICSW will cover topics like combating ageism and techniques for healthy and happy aging. Free and open to the public
August 8, 2017
The Summer Reading Programs are almost complete! The last raffles are being drawn, children are scrambling to get their last prizes, and thousands of books have been read across all ages. Thank you to the Friends of the Gilford Public Library for sponsoring yet another successful Summer Reading Program.

We hope you had as much fun as we did. We are already buzzing with ideas for next summer, but there are plenty of books to read and programs to attend between now and then. Here's to another great summer and to the seasons to come.
Snapshots from the Library

Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals had a great time at the Library!
This Week @ the Library


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

Beginner Line Dancing Lessons
Today, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. & 5:30 - 6:30 p.m
Sign up 24 hours in advance by calling the circulation desk. 

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

Line Dancing

Wednesday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

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

Conversational French
Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Aging Is Mandatory; Growing Old is Not 
Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
This motivational program inspires people to live healthy, happy lifestyles, no matter their age.

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.     


Teen Drop-In 3D Model Art 
Aug. 14 - 19
Drop in to make 3D models for 3D printing, video games or anything else!  There will be information on hand to help you get started.

  Chi ldren
Drop In Beading 
Today, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  
Drop in to make a piece of beaded jewelry.

Summer Reading Ice Cream Celebration 
Thursday, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
See below for more information!
Children's Corner
Did you know?

If you reached your reading goal of six complete reading logs, it's time to celebrate! Pick up your gift certificate for a free ice cream cone and join us at Jordan's new shop (next to Funspot) to celebrate. Thursday the 10th will be the only day to redeem your card, so make sure to stop by from 5-7:30pm.
Featured Book: Bees: A Honeyed History  by Piotr Socha
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