Dover Public Library | 73 Locust Street, Dover, NH 03820 | (603) 516-6052
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
May Newsletter
Library Hours
Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 8:30pm
Thursday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Monday, May 31
Outdoor Pick-Up Service
Tuesdays from 10:00am - 12:00pm and 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturdays from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let's get outside!
This month we continue to offer all our take home activities that have been so popular over the last year. New this month, we will offer a "Big Kid Storytime" on Wednesdays at 4:00. Also, our Read with a Librarian program will be in person on Fridays from 11:00-12:00. We are working on our Summer reading program "Tails and Tales" which will begin on June 28.
Upcoming Events
Celebrate Children's Book Week
In honor of Children's Book Week (May 3-9) we are celebrating the magic of picture books. On Wednesday, May 5 at 4:00pm on the lawn, members of the library staff will read from some of their favorites. A take home craft will be available.
An Evening of Poetry
Poets of all ages that entered our 19th Annual Poetry Contest are invited to read their work on Monday, May 24 at 6:30pm. the public is encouraged to attend. This program will take place on the library lawn and is weather dependent.
Ongoing Events from May 4-28
Grab and Go Activities
Our popular Take Home Craft and STEM Kits will be available beginning on May 3 and throughout the month. We offer new activities each Monday, and they can be picked up in the Children's Room while supplies last.
Read With a Librarian
Drop in to the Children's Room on Fridays between 11:00am-12:00pm to practice reading skills with or be read to by a librarian.
Family Storytime
For kids of all ages with an adult. Program will be limited to five families per session. Tuesdays (Outside) and Thursdays (Inside) at 10:00am.

Big Kid Storytime
On Wednesdays from 4:00-4:45pm kids in grades K-3 can listen to longer picture books with richer content.

Mother Goose on the Loose
Fridays 10:00-10:30am via Ring Central. For infants to two year olds with an adult.

Museum Passes
Many museums are open but most are at limited capacity and require reservations. Go to our website to reserve your pass and get more information.
“Children who are read to learn two things: First, that reading is worthwhile, and second, that they are worthwhile.”—Laura Bush