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Book Cover Author Talk: Elinor Lipman
Monday, February 27, 7PM

Award winning, NY Times bestselling author Elinor Lipman will be appearing at the library as part of her national tour for her new book "On Turpentine Lane". 

Lipman, inventor of the screwball romantic comedy for our era, is at her sharpest and best with her latest, released February 14. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

DCU Concert Series
Saturday, March 11, 2PM
Saturday, April 8, 2PM
Saturday, May 13, 2PM 

Thanks to a generous grant from Digital Federal Credit Union, the library is pleased to host a free concert series on the second Saturday of each month throughout 2017. 

March 11 : Shannachie - Irish tunes
April 8: Simona Mins** - everything from jazz standards to traditional Lithuanian folk played on the Lithuanian kankles  
May 13: Ragtime Jack Radcliffe - Ragtime, country blues, jazz

** April's concert is sponsored by the Zylonis Foundation 
3D Printed Objects
3D Printer

Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we now have a new 3D Printer located near the circulation desk!

Stop by during February to watch it printing while staff are trained on the device.  Join the Friends and library staff for a celebratory reception on Tuesday, February 28, 7PM and learn more about the printer.

Programs and printer orientation begin in March - keep an eye on the event calendar for upcoming opportunities.
Teen Tech Week
Teen Tech Week
March 5-11
Celebrate Teen Tech Week with our new 3D Printer! For all kids in grades 6 and up!

Monday, 3/6, 3PM (part of Girls Who Code club)
Wednesday, 3/8, 2:30PM
Thursday, 3/9, 2:30PM

Participate in a hands-on demonstration of our newest acquisition, a generous gift of the Friends of the Library. Learn how to create/modify objects to be printed and print one object out for FREE!

(Disclaimer: Most objects will need to be picked up at a later date because of the time it takes to print.  Objects created at the workshops will need to have an estimated print time of 3 hours or less.)
Essential Oils 2
Essential Oils, Natural Health Solutions
Tuesday, March 7, 3PM
Tuesday, March 7, 7PM

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years to improve people's health and well-being. Learn some properties of essential oils, including how you can use them to help beat the winter blahs and deal with many symptoms that can come with spring.  Join wellness advocate and oil educator Marikaye Garnett for this informative seminar.
Making Friends in Adulthood
Tuesday, March 14, 7PM

So many people struggle with making friends as adults. Our lives are busy, family members and old friends are scattered, and we find it takes too much effort to make (and keep) new friends. There are some strategies and skills we can use to make this process easier. Studies show that people with friends are healthier, happier and actually live longer.

The skills we will talk about during this presentation will translate into many other situations in your life, from dating to volunteer work to starting your own business. Master Life Coach Diane MacKinnon M.D. leads an interactive discussion about the benefits of friendship in adulthood and ways to make real friends that will last you a (happy, healthy) lifetime! Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.
Woman in shop
Stories of Women War Workers: 1941-1945
Friday, March 31, 2PM
In honor of Women's History Month, learn about the contributions of women to the war effort both as workers in vital industries and as members of the armed services auxiliaries and support organizations (WACs, WAVEs and the Red Cross). 

Presented by Hudson history enthusiast Chet Michalak. 
Thursday, March 30, 10AM
Thursday, March 30, 7PM

This program was originally scheduled in February but was postponed due to snow.

Dr. Ernest Caldwell, D.C. presents a program about inflammation in your body. Inflammation is the process the body gos through in order to heal from a physical injury or an infection. This presentation will educate you so you can tell if an area of your body is truly inflamed or not, and what to do about it in order to enhance your healing.
"Peeps" Show
Entries accepted starting Friday, March 31
Get on your thinking caps and break out the craft supplies. In April, the library will be hosting a "Peeps" show with dioramas from literature and films, adult or children's, featuring Marshmallow Peeps. Peeps puns are highly encouraged. Dioramas must be no more than 24" wide to fit on our shelves. There will be a prize for the favorite diorama - the earlier you bring in your diorama, the more time you have to gather votes. Vote for your favorite diorama each time you visit the library in April.
Symphony NH Passes

The library has discount vouchers for upcoming Symphony NH concerts:

March 4, 8PM - Brahms & Tchaikovsky
(Keefe Center for the Arts, Nashua)

April 7, 8PM - Smetana & Dvorak
(Concord City Auditorium)

April 8, 8PM - Smetana & Dvorak
(Keefe Center for the Arts, Nashua)

April 9, 3PM - Smetana & Dvorak
(Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon)

A voucher entitles you to purchase up to 4 tickets at $10/each. Tickets may be purchased in advance using the voucher, so claim the voucher immediately upon reservation.
Ann Jones Painting
Art Exhibit: Watercolors by Ann Jones
Through the month of March

Watercolor paintings by the artist Ann Jones will be on display in the community room through the month of March.
Tax Help
Free Tax Help
Tuesdays, February 7 - April 11
Saturdays, February 11 - April 15
Volunteers from the AARP will be at the library to help senior citizens and low to moderate income taxpayers of all ages with their federal tax returns. 

Online appointment registration is available, or call the library at 603-886-6030. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged to ensure your spot.

Tax assistance volunteers do not help prepare schedule C over $10,000 in expenses, Schedule E, complicated/lengthy Schedule D forms without proper paperwork, or other specialized forms. Taxpayers with complex tax forms are advised to seek paid tax help.
Second Hand Prose
Sunday, March 12 , 11AM - 3PM
Thursday, March 16, 5PM - 8PM
Hills Memorial Library
'Early Bird' admitta nce at 10AM Sunday granted to paid members of the Friends. You may become a member at the sale for as little as $10. Please enter via the ramp at the rear of the building. DONATIONS of DVDs, CDs, and gently used books are NEEDED and may be brought to Second Hand Prose or to the Library during regular hours. 

Second Hand Prose At Night resumes this month!

The Friends will be meeting on Tuesday, March 21 at 7PM in the Rodgers Community Room. New members welcome.
Additional March Events
Evening Book Group
Girl in Translation
Thu 3/2, 7PM
The Girl on the Train
Thu 4/6, 7PM

Genealogy Club
Fri 3/10, 1:30PM

Free Film
Florence Foster Jenkins
Mon 3/13, 2PM
Mon 3/13, 6:30PM 

Beading Group
Sun 3/19, 1:30-4:30PM
Afternoon Book Group
Girl in Translation
Tue 3/21, 1:30PM

Mother/Daughter Bookclub
Al Capone Does My Shirts
Wed 3/22, 6:30PM

Family Film
Sat 3/25, 3PM 

Group Singing
Mon 3/26, 1:30-3:30PM

Adult Fans of LEGO
Tue 3/28, 6PM 
Girls Who Code
Mondays, 3-5PM

Wednesdays, 2:15-4:30PM

Button Mashers
Thursdays, 2:15-4:45PM 

Drop In Stitchers
Fridays, 9:30-11:30AM