Dover Public Library
October eNewsletter
 
Local Teacher's Arctic Adventure 
 
St. Thomas Aquinas teacher Piper Bartlett-Browne was accepted into a study program which took her into the Arctic to study climate and global warming issues this past summer. On Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30pm , f ind out what she studied and what amazing stories she has to share about her adventures. See the website for more information.
   
The Friends of the Library
Cultural Event 
 
   
Join us on Tuesday, October 15 at 7pm for Outrageous Banjo with Peter Mezoian. Mezoian will dazzle with a wide selection of songs, from Bluegrass to the Beatles. With many years experience performing on cruise ships, in theatres, and night clubs, Mezoian is an engaging performer who keeps you wondering what he will play next. Inspired at age 12 after seeing comedian and astute banjo-player Steve Martin perform, Mezoain has dedicated his life to musicianship and performance
Indie Author Day 
 
Visit the library on Saturday, October 12 from 9am to 3pm for Indie Author Day. Are you an author or looking to become an author? Find inspiration and learn information to help you along in your career. This day will include talks and discussion about writing, publishing and selling your book.  A full schedule will be published soon. Come find out how to make your book a reality!  Registration required. See the website for more details. 
 
Harry Potter Day
 
We solemnly swear that we are up to no good at the fourth annual Harry Potter Day! Join us at the Dover Public Library to help us manage a little mischief on Saturday, October 19 from 10am to 3pm . The event will end with a Harry Potter trivia competition at 3pm. Drop in or plan on spending the day. We have plenty of events happening around the building and outside (weather permitting) This event is free and no registration is required.
D & D

Adults aged 18 and over may join us to play Dungeons and Dragons on Thursdays, October 10 and October 24 from 6 - 8pm. Teens aged 18 and under are welcome the same days at 3:30 - 5:30 First come, first served.
Book Sale Time!    
 
October means it is Book Sale Time! Set up starts October 21 and volunteers are needed. Please contact the library if you are interested in helping with set up or cashiering. Friday, October 25 the sale starts for library card holders only. Be sure to bring your card! You will be asked to show it.   Saturday, October 26 the book sale opens to the general public. Prices drop as the sale goes on. Watch for signs around the library letting you know when that happens. No book donations will be accepted from October 15 until November 25.
 
  Japanese Side Sewn Book Class 
 
Learn to make a Japanese side sewn book at the library. There are 4 class sessions to choose from in October. Look at the event calendar to select the one that best fits your schedule and register online. All materials are provided. We will supply plain paper and cardstock for the covers, but you may bring fancier paper and covers if you wish. Our books will be 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (a regular piece of paper cut in half). Pre-registration is required.
Monthly Offerings
 
Adult Knitting Group
 
On Monday, October 7 from 6 - 8pm and Thursday, October 17 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, October 16 from 6-8pm .
 
Join a Book Group
 
The Morning Book Group will discuss the book "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi on Thursday, October 3 at 10am. The Evening/Afternoon Book Group will be discussing "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett at 3pm and 6:30pm on Monday, October 21. "Get Lit" will meet on November 6 at 6:30pm at Blue Latitudes to discuss "The Yellow House" by Sarah Broom. New members to one or all groups are always welcome.
Pizza & Pages
Teen Book Group


Pizza and Pages will meet on Wednesday, October 16 at 6pm .  We encourage kids in grades 7 and up to attend.  The next book will be "When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead 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 discussion group project, on Friday, October 4 from 1 to 2pm, based on great works themed around the topic of friendship. Discussion excerpts are available on the library website or ask for the list at the desk. New members are always welcome. 
 
Saturday Matinees @ 2pm
 
No Saturday matinees in October. We have large events going on instead! Check the calendar!
 
   
 
 
     

Classic Cinema Sunday @ 2pm

October 6
Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

October 13
Arsenic and Old Lace

October 20
Frankenstein (1931)

Second Wednesday Movie 
   
On Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30pm we will be showing "John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky," a documentary about the making of the album "Imagine." This date also happens to be the 79th anniversary of John's birthday.
 
 Library Hours:
Mon - Thur 9 to 8:30
Friday 9 to 5:30
Saturday 9 to 5
Sunday 1 to 5
Closed:
Saturday, Oct. 5th
Apple Harvest Day
Monday, Oct. 14
Columbus Day
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603-516-6050  Children's Room 603-516-6052