Dover Public Library 
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
October eNewsletter

Toto the Tornado Kitten

Join us on Wednesday, October 10 at 10:00 am to meet Toto the Tornado Kitten and his owner Jonathan Hall and hear their amazing story. Hall's book, Toto the Tornado Kitten, will be for sale with all proceeds going to animal rescue groups. We will also be collecting items for the Cocheco Valley Humane Society in Dover.
Nocturnal Animals
On Saturday, October 13 at 11:00 am the
Center for Wildlife in Cape Neddick, ME will introduce us to some creatures of the night. Using live animals and hands-on materials, the educator will show us how nocturnal mammals utilize all of their senses to find food and shelter at night. Don't miss this fun and informative family program!
Escape Room
Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to test their puzzle-solving skills in a Halloween-themed escape room on Wednesday, October 17 at 4:00 pm . Space is limited so please sign-up at or call 516-6052 .
Halloween Events in the Children's Room 
Halloween Slime
On Thursday October 25 anytime from 3:00-4:30
pm make your own Halloween slime.

Halloween Dance Party
Wear your costume and join us for a Family Halloween Dance Party on Friday, October 26 from 11:00-12:00 pm. Craft and snack included!
Downtown Trick-or-Treating
The library will be   participating in the Dover Main Street Halloween festivities. Stop in the children's room anytime between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday October 27 for a treat.

Preschool Storytime
ages 3-5 without adult
Monday 1:30 pm-2:15 pm
Monday 7:00 pm-7:45 pm
(October 1, 15)
Tuesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(October 2, 9, 16)
Family Storytime
all ages with adult
Wednesday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(October 3, 10, 17)
Toddler Time
Ages 2 to just turned 3 with adult
Thursday 10:00 am-10:45 am
(October 4, 11, 18)
Mother Goose on the Loose
Ages birth to 24 months with adult
Friday 10:00 am-10:30 am
   ( October 5, 12, 19)
Adult and Toddler Yoga

On Friday, October 5 and 19 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. No experience necessary. Bring a mat if you have one.

Lego Saturdays

Every Saturday is a Lego Saturday!
(October 6, 13, 20, and 27)Use our LEGOs to build and create.  Meet new friends, share your ideas, work on a challenge, and have fun!
Saturday Matinees
Saturday Matinees are held in the Library  Lecture Hall Saturdays at 2:00 pm.

October 13 
Solo: A Star Wars Story.  PG13
October 20 
Ant-Man and the Wasp.  PG13

Paws for Reading

Murphy, a certified     therapy dog, and her handler, Karen, will be in the children's room on S aturday, October 20 from     10:00 am- 11:00 am. Murphy is a great listener and especially loves beginning readers.

Creation Station 
Children of all ages are invited to make a paper cup ghost windsock the week of October 7-13 and a clip-on bat the week of October 22-31.
Library Hours:
Mon - Wed 9 to 8:30
Thur & Fri 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sundays 1 to 5
The Library will be closed Saturday, Oct. 6 & Monday, Oct. 8.
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Dover Public Library 73 Locust St. Dover, NH 03820
603-516-6050  Children's Room 603-516-6052