Dover Public Library
January eNewsletter
National Park Traveler 
 
In 1977 Nancy-Ann Feren discovered a lifelong love of national parks and camping when she spent a week at Acadia National Park in Maine with her two young sons and her husband, Dick. Since then, Nancy-Ann and Dick have explored all the sites in the National Park System, enjoying the history and nature, roasting marshmallows under the stars, and sleeping soundly each night in their two-person tent. Nancy will be here to talk about their travels on Monday, January 13 at 6:30pm with copies of her book to sell and sign.
Friends of the Library Cultural Event   
"Lighthouses of the New Hampshire Seacoast and Southern Maine" with Jeremy D'Entremont will be presented by the Friends on Tuesday, January 21 at 7pm. Jeremy is a lighthouse expert. He's written over 20 books on the subject and countless magazine articles.
Sasquatch in New Hampshire  
 
Filmmaker and Cryptozoology researcher Aleksandar Petakov discusses his investigation into strange encounters and sightings of Bigfoot (or Sasquatch) across New Hampshire on Wednesday, January 22 at 6:30pm.
His presentation concludes with a screening of his documentary short - "Shyman of the White Mountains", an official selection of the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival 2017, about an Abenaki researcher in the White Mountains.
 
 
Everest Adventure    

Local resident Russell Staples has written a book called "My Everest Odyssey" and will be presenting a program about that trip at the library on Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30pm . He will have copies of his book available for sale and signing.
 
Meet Our Maker Tools

Come and see the fun Maker tools that you can check out or use in the library. How creative can you be? Come on Wednesday, January 15 from 4 - 8pm to play and explore our new maker tools!
Census Job Recruitment

The 2020 Census is coming!  You can obtain a temporary job and help make sure that everyone is counted.  US Census workers will be here to answer questions and help you apply for a Census job. Stop in Wednesday, January 8 from 4 - 6pm or Saturday, January 18 from 10am-12pm.
Drawing Class   
 
Learn how to make simple line drawings of flowers on Thursday, January 30 at 6:30 .  Start with the basics of shapes and then put the shapes together to create your own interpretation of a flower.  We'll follow along the CreativeBug class as Lisa Congdon shows us what to do. This class is great for people (like me) who "can't draw." Registration is required on our event calendar.
D & D

Dungeons and Dragons groups for adults and kids have been active and popular lately in the library. Adults may play every Thursday from 6 - 8pm. Kids and teens can choose every other week between a Sunday session from 2 - 4pm or a Thursday session from 3:30 - 5:30pm. Space is limited, but pre-registration is not required.
Monthly Offerings
 
Adult Knitting Group
 
On Monday, January 13 from 6 - 8pm and Thursday, January 23 from 10am - 12pm the knitting group will meet in the Trustees Room. This group is open to anyone who has a love for knitting and crocheting.  All levels are welcome!
 
Monthly Game Night 
Get out of the house this fall and have fun! Attend the monthly Game Night at the library and play board games with others. All ages are welcome: kids, teen and adults! Join us on Wednesday, January 15 from 6-8pm .
 
Creativity Corner
 
What are you making? Share your creations, processes and ideas with others. "Creativity Corner" meets every second Wednesday. This month they meet on Wednesday, January 8 at 6:30pm.
 
Join a Book Group
 
The Morning Book Group will discuss the book "The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery on Thursday, January 2 at 10am. The Afternoon/Evening Book Group will be discussing "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman at 3pm and 6:30pm on Monday, January 13, "Get Lit" will meet on January 29 at 6:30pm at Blue Latitudes to discuss "Radium Girls" by Kate Moore. New members to one or all groups are always welcome.
Pizza & Pages
Teen Book Group


Pizza and Pages will meet on Wednesday, January 15 at 6pm .  We encourage kids in grades 7 and up to attend.  The next book will be "Fault in Our Stars" by John Green and copies of the book are available at the Adult Circulation Desk. 
 
 Discussion Group 
 
Interested in reading classic works of literature and improving your listening, reading, and communication skills at the same time? If so, then consider participating in a  Great Books Discussion group which meets twice a month on the 1st & 3rd Fridays. Poetics is the topic on the first and Politics and Government on the 3rd. All are welcome.
 
Saturday Matinees @ 2pm
 
January 4 
Abominable
Rated PG 
    
January 11 
Overcomer
Rated PG
 
January 18 
Maleficent
Rated PG  
Classic Cinema Sunday @ 2pm

January 5
His Girl Friday
 
January 12
Sunset Boulevard
 
January 19
Hell's Angels
 
January 26
A Streetcar Named Desire
 
Second Wednesday Movie 

On Wednesday, January 8 at 6:30pm we will be showing "Judy" the bio-pic about Judy Garland starring Renee Zellweger. This film is rated PG13.
 
4th Thursday Movie
 
 
Get ready for the Zombie apocalypse by watching "Zombieland : Double Tap" starring Emma Stone and Woody Harrelson Thursday, January 23 at 6:30pm. Rated R.
 
 Library Hours:
Mon - Thur 9 to 8:30
Friday 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sunday 1 to 5
Closed:
Monday, January 20
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