Dover Public Library | 73 Locust Street, Dover, NH 03820 | (603) 516-6052
Dover Public Library
Children's Room
April Newsletter
Library Hours
Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 8:30pm
Thursday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
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!
New this month, we will offer an outdoor Family Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:00. For spring vacation, we will have extra take home activities as well as an outside Fairy and Gnome House building program. We hope to continue to offer more in person programs as the weather gets better.
Upcoming Events
Fairy and Gnome Houses
Families are invited to join us on Monday, April 26 from 2:00-3:00 to create Fairy and Gnome houses. We will be using natural materials and building on the front lawn of the library. Miss Tina will begin the event with a short storytime.
Poetry Contest
Poets of all ages are invited to submit their work for the 19th Annual Dover Public Library Poetry Contest. Pick up an entry form at the library or find it on our website. The deadline for submission is April 21
Vacation Week Take Home Kits
In addition to our weekly take home craft and Stem activities, we will offer extra kits to keep the kids busy during vacation. Starting on Monday, April 26, pick up an Interactive Monsters Inc. Movie Kit, a make your your jump rope kit, and STEM activities from the Children's Museum of NH. All kits are available while supplies last. 
Ongoing Events
Grab and Go Activities
Our popular Take Home Craft and Stem kits will be available beginning on April 1 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
Wednesdays virtually from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Your child can practice reading, be read to, or both.

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.

Online Storytime
A recorded storytime will be released on Wednesdays at 4:00pm. It will be available anytime after on our website.
Mother Goose on the Loose
Fridays 10:00-10:30am via Ring Central. For infants to two year olds with an adult.

“Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.”—Beverly Cleary