Dover Public Library
June eNewsletter
 Author Brendan Dubois
 
Dover native Brendan DuBois will speak Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 pm on his upbringing as a local Dover boy, his work as a newspaper reporter, and how after 175 published short stories, numerous writing awards, and 22 published novels, he became a New York Times bestselling author working with world-famous author James Patterson.
 
 
Friends of the Library
Cultural Event
Stephen Collins as Herman Melville
 
On Tuesday, June 11 at 7pm performer Stephen Collins will be portraying author Herman Melville in a one-act play called "Sailing Toward My Father." Sailing Towards My Father is a one-man play about Herman Melville (1819-1891), the American author best known for his whaling epic Moby-Dick; The play chronicles Melville's life from youth to old age, concentrating on his evolution as a writer and his complex relations with God, his parents and siblings, his wife and children, and Nathanial Hawthorne.This is Stephen's third visit to the Dover Public Library. Don't miss this performance!
 
 
  Death Cafe
 
A Death What? Drink Coffee, Eat Cake and Discuss your Inevitable Demise. Sounds fun right? Hospice Help Foundation will partner with the Dover Public Library to host a Death CafĂ© on Thursday, June 13 from 9:30-11:30am where the conversation is always interesting, informative, and thought provoking!
Summer Reading Starts June 18  
 
Get your space suit on and get ready to blast off into a "Universe of Stories", this year's theme for the Summer Reading Program. Once again all ages are welcome to participate. Signups and reading logging starts June 18th .
 

 
Pilgrims of Woodstock 
 
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. NH author John Kane has a history book coming out in August called "Pilgrims of Woodstock" filled with rare photos of the concert. Join him Monday, June 24 at 6:30pm to relive three days of peace and music in 1969. Bring your peace sign and wear tie dye and flowers in your hair! Hippies are welcome!
 
NH Maker and Food Fest 
 
The Library will be participating again at the NH Maker and Food Fest held at the Children's Museum on Saturday, June 29th from 10am - 4pm. Come say hello and make a bubble snake with us. Find out about fun things you can do at the library and about this year's Summer Reading Program, too.
 
We're Hiring
 
The library is hiring a part-time janitor to work nights and weekends. This job would be perfect for someone who enjoys cleaning and takes pride in their work. The building is used heavily and needs a lot of help keeping it ship shape. Apply online at https://workable.com/j/B2ECBBAB67 .
 
Monthly Offerings
 
Get Creative! 
 
The library wants to help you be creative. We have a new database called Creativebug which teaches you how to do various crafts with instructional videos. Then you can bring your creations to a monthly group called "Creativity Corner" which meets monthly on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm.
 
Adult Knitting Group
 
On Monday, June 10 from 6-8pm and Thursday, June 20 from 10-12, our 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!
   
Free Weekly Yoga   
 
Every Thursday at 4pm the library will host yoga instructor Emily Bisson as she offers a free weekly Vinyasa style yoga class. It is open to all adults. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.
 
Monthly Game Night 
Monthly Game Night is on Wednesday, June 19 from 6 - 8pm . Join friends and neighbors for some friendly competition with one of our many games, or bring one you'd like to teach to others.
 
Join a Book Group
 
The Morning Book Group will discuss the book "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue on Thursday, June 6 at 10am. The Evening/Afternoon Book Group will meet on Monday, June 17 to discuss "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn. Join the discussion at 3pm or 6:30pm . Pick the time that works best for you. "Get Lit" will meet on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30pm to discuss "Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michelle Richardson . Get Lit is now meeting at Blue Latitudes. New members are always welcome.
 
Pizza & Pages
Teen Book Group


The next meeting will be Wednesday, June 19 at 6pm .  We encourage kids in grades 7 and up to attend.  The next book will be One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus and copies of the book are currently available at the adult circulation desk. 
 
 Discussion Group 
 
The group is changing their meeting day for the summer to first Fridays, except in July when the library will be closed on July 4 & 5. Join them on Friday, June 7 at 1pm . They will be discussing 3 Shakespeare Sonnets. See the website for a link to read it online prior to the discussion. All are welcome.
 

Second Wednesday Movie 
   
On Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30pm we will be showing "The Mustang" starring Matthias Schoenaerts as a prisoner rehabilitated by working with horses. It is rated R.
 
 
 
 
 
Spring Library Hours:
Mon - Wed 9 to 8:30
Thur & Fri 9 to 5:30
(starting July 11 Thursdays 9 to 8:30)
Saturday 9 to 1

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