Dover Public Library 
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
February eNewsletter
The Dover Public Library is a Family Place!
 
This 5 week series begins on Monday, March 2 from 10:00-11:00 AM and is designed for 1 - 4 year olds with an adult. Take an hour to play with your child and connect with professionals in the community.  Please register for this event at library.dover.nh.gov or 516-6052. 
 
 
 
Vacation Week Activities
 
Monday 2/24, 2:30-8:30
Marvel Movie Marathon - Teen Event
 
Tuesday 2/25, 2:00-4:00
  
Escape Room - Grades 2 and up
Registration required. 
 
Wednesday 2/26, 2:00-4:00
Dog Man Mania - Family Event
 
Wednesday, 2/26 6:30
Make a Yarn Bird , Ages 10 and up
Registration required.
 
Thursday 2/27, 2:00-3:00
Curious Creatures - Family Event
 
Friday 2/28, 10:00-12:00
  PajamaRama - Family Event
 
Friday 2/28, 2:00-4:00
Electrifying STEM - Grades 3 and up
 
Saturday, February 29, 9:00-5:00
Take Your Child to the Library Day -Family Event
   
Multilingual Book Club
 
Are you interested in helping us plan a multilingual book group for preschool kids and their families? Parents are invited to join the Community Literacy Center from UNH on Saturday, February 1 from 12:30-1:30 PM.
 
STEM Saturday
 
Join us on Saturday, February 22 at 2pm for STEM Saturday: Paper Airplanes.   Join us to design, build and compete with paper airplanes.  Learn about the aerodynamics and the four forces acting on a flying object namely: LIFT, WEIGHT, DRAG and THRUST.
 
Prizes awarded for longest flight and most creative. 
All materials provided. Grade K and up invited.

Family Yoga 
 
On Wednesday, February 5 and 19 from 4:00-4:30 pm , 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. No experience necessary. 
   
Series of the Month Club 
 
 
Kids in grades 2-4 are invited to join us on Monday, February 10 from 6:00-7:00 pm to talk about the Princess Pulverizer series. Crafts and snacks will also be part of the fun!
 Teen Book Group!  
 
The next meeting of Pizza & Pages will be held on
Wednesday, February 19 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm to discuss the book Renegades by Marissa Meyer.
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 t.weinberger@dover.nh.gov or call 516-6050 and ask for Tina. 
 
Take Your Child to
the Library Day 
 
On Saturday, February 29 we will participate in this national program with lots of fun events. From 9:00-11:00 enjoy pancakes with our special guest Elmo! Local author/illustrator Aaron Risi will share his book and original songs. There will be special raffles, snacks, and crafts throughout the day.
 
Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5 without adult
Monday 1:30 pm-2:15 pm
(February 3 and 10)
Tuesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 4 and 11)
 
Family Storytime
All ages with adult
   Wednesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 5 and 12)
 
Toddler Time
Ages 2 to just turned 3 with adult
Thursday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(February 6 and 13)
 
Mother Goose on the Loose
Ages birth to 24 months with adult
Monday 10:00-10:30
(February 3 and 10)
Friday 10:00 am-10:30 am
(February 7 and 14)

LEGO Saturdays

Join us on February 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29
for Lego Saturday. Use our LEGOs to build and create. Meet new friends, share your ideas, work on a challenge, and have fun!
Creation Station
 
At the Creation Station make a
Valentine Heart Lei anytime between February 9 -15 and a Doggy Puppet between February 23-29.
 
Crafternoon    
 
Kids in grades 1 and up are invited to join us on Thursday, February 20 from 3:00-5:00 PM to make and take yarn pompom monsters.
 
 
Library Movies
 
Matinees are held in the Library Lecture Hall most Saturdays at 2:00 pm.
 
February 1
Addams Family, PG
 
February 8
Big Trip, G
 
February 15
Playing with Fire, PG
 
February 29
Arctic Dogs, PG
Paws for Reading
 
Murphy, a certified therapy dog, and her handler, Karen, will be in the children's room on Saturday, February 15 from 10:00 am-11:00 am.   Murphy is a great listenener and very patient with beginning 
readers.

Library Hours:
Mon - Thur 9 to 8:30
Friday 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sunday 1 to 5

Closed
Monday, February 17
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Dover Public Library 73 Locust St. Dover, NH 03820
603-516-6050  Children's Room 603-516-6052