Dover Public Library 
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
February eNewsletter
Take Your Child to the Library Day   
 
On Saturday, February 2, there will be special raffles and crafts all day. Pancakes will be served from 9:00-11:00 am. Bring the family!
Animal Tracks and Signs
 
On Saturday, February 9 at 11:00 am, families are invited to meet at the Watson Road entrance of the Dover Community Trail. Coyote Wildlife educators will lead us on a fun and informative walk. Come dressed for the weather.
 
Learn to Knit 

Kids in grades 3 and up are invited to learn how to knit in this 3 week series beginning on
Saturday, February 9, 16, and 23 at 1:00 . All materials will be provided. Sign up at library.dover.nh.gov or 516-6052.
 
 
 Teen Book Group!  
 
The next meeting of Pizza & Pages will be held on Wednesday, February 13 @ 6pm.  The group will be discussing Gone by Michael Grant and copies of the book are currently available for borrowing at the adult circulation desk.  We encourage kids in grades 7 and up to attend.  The group will be very informal with pizza and refreshments being served.   Join us to hang out with friends and maybe meet new ones.  Hope to see you there.  Questions email d.lafrance@dover.nh.gov or call 516-6050 and ask for Denise. 
Stem Saturday
 
Join us to experiment with Squishy Circuits on Saturday, February 16  at 2pm.  Squishy circuits are a fun way to learn and explore the basics of electricity and electrical circuits.  By using conductive and insulating dough, you can create sculptures with embedded lights, motors and buzzers.
Kids in grades K and up invited.  No registration required and all materials will be provided.    
 
Chess for Kids
 
On Thursday, February 21 at 3:30 pm kids in grades 4 and up are invited to play chess with members of the Dover High School chess club.
 
 
 
Vacation Week Activities
 
Monday 2/25 2:00-4:00 
Mini Golf - Family Event

Tuesday 2/26, 2:00-4:00 -        
Game Day
- Grades K and up

Wednesday 2/27, 2:00-3:00 
Mammals, Raptors, and Reptiles - Family Event

Thursday 2/28, 2:00-4:00 
Melting Snowman Slime - Grades K and up

Friday 3/1, 2:00-4:00
Cozy Up and Read
- Family Event
See our website for more details library.dover.nh.gov
 
 Teen Vacation Week Activities
 
Teen Movie Night 
The Hate U Give (PG13) Monday, February 25, 6:00
 
 
Teen Escape Room
On Thursday, February 28 at 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm kids in grades 6 and up are invited to "We Can't Stop Reading" .  Sign up at 516-6050 or library.dover.nh.gov  
 
Storytimes 

Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5 without adult
Monday 1:30 pm-2:15 pm
(February 4 and 11)
Tuesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 5 and 12)
 
Family Storytime
All ages with adult
   Wednesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 6 and 13)
 
Toddler Time
Ages 2 to just turned 3 with adult
Mondays 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 4 and 11)
Thursday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 7, and 14)
 
Mother Goose on the Loose
Ages birth to 24 months with adult
Friday 10:00 am-10:30 am
(February 1, 8, and 15)
Adult and Toddler Yoga

On Friday, February 8 and 22 from 11:00-11:30 am , adults with toddlers are invited to try out a fun introductory yoga class. Learn some basic poses to share with your child. Bring a mat if you can.

LEGO Saturdays

Join us on February 2, 9, 16 and 23 for LEGO Saturdays. Use our LEGOs to build and create. Meet new friends and share your ideas.
 
Saturday Matinees 

Matinees are held in the Library  
Lecture Hall on Saturdays at 2:00 pm.    
February 2
Sgt. Stubby, PG

February 9
Gnomeo and Juliet, G

February 23
Robin Hood, PG13
Paws for Reading
 
Murphy, a certified therapy dog, and her handler, Karen, will be in the children's room on S aturday, February 16 from 10:00 am-11:00 am. Murphy is a great listener and very patient with beginning readers.
 
 

Creation Station 
 
At the Creation Station make a Valentine Puppy Stick Puppet anytime between February 10 - 16 and Plastic Spoon People between February 24 and March 2.
 
Library Hours:
Mon - Wed 9 to 8:30
Thur & Fri 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sundays 1 to 5

Closed

Monday, February 18
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Dover Public Library 73 Locust St. Dover, NH 03820
603-516-6050  Children's Room 603-516-6052