Now at Howe: December 1, 2023

Howe Library News

Check This Out! with NHPR

Tune into NHPR or listen on on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. through December 24 when author Rachel Barenbaum interviews authors of newly published works, with an emphasis on emerging novelists and authors representing diverse voices.

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You can watch past episodes of Check This Out! on our YouTube page

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Elden Murray Photographic Exhibition & Competition Returns in 2024

Did you know Elden Murray has a category just for photographers under 18? Please let the young photographers in your life know about this annual exhibition and competition.

The Elden Murray Photographic Exhibition & Competition provides Upper Valley amateur photographers with an opportunity to display their work to the public. Registration will take place online from January 1 - 23, 2024. The show will hang in the Ledyard Gallery from February 3 - March 6.

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Mushroom, Study 3 by Kip King

2023 Rueb Award Winner

Image courtesy of the photographer;

Pop-Up Events for Teens

Our monitor and gaming equipment is set up and ready to roll! We will have a regular programming schedule coming with the new year. In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for pop-up opportunities to watch movies and play games on the Nintendo Switch! We will post pop-up events to our library calendar and on the Howe Teen Instagram account (@howeteen)! Note: these events are for teens aged 12-19.

In The Ledyard Gallery: Native New Hampshire Birds Opens December 2

Local artist Shannon Bender presents a show of paintings of native New Hampshire birds in the Ledyard Gallery between December 2 - January 3.

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An opening reception will take place in the Ledyard Gallery on Thursday, December 7 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Please note that programs may be in-person, online, or hybrid.  Some programs may require advanced registration in order to participate. Our complete program schedule can be found on our website.


After Hours Movie Night:

The Grinch

Friday, December 1

from 7:00 - 8:25 p.m.

Recommended for ages 6 - 10.

Registration Required

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Bath Bombs for Preteens

Saturday, December 2

from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 9 - 12.

Registration Required

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Lego at the Library

Monday, December 4

from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

For children ages 5 & up.

Registration Required

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Chess Club 4 Kids

Mondays, December 4 & 11

from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Decorate a Mug

Saturday, December 9

from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 9 - 12

Registration Required - Opens November 18 at 2:00 p.m.

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Read to a Dog

Wednesday, Deceember 13

from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Sign up for a 15-minute slot to read to a therapy dog.

Registration Required

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Heartstoppers Fan Club

Sunday, December 3

from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 12-19

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Teens Make Art:

Needle Felted Penguin Pal

Wednesday, December 13

from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 12-18

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Bach Study Group

Fridays, December 1 & 8

from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

All ages and ability levels.

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Adult Dungeons & Dragons

Saturdays, December 2 & 16

from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Registration Required

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Online: Shakespeare Unrehearsed!

Sunday, December 3

from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

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Online: French Club

Wednesday, December 6

from 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

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Chess Club

Wednesdays, December 6 & 13

from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Drop-in. All ages and ability levels.

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Drop-in Tech Help

Thursdays, December 7 & 14

from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Drop-in. No registration.

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Ledyard Gallery Opening Reception: Native New Hampshire Birds

Thursday, December 7

from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Crafters Corner

Thursday, December 7

from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Drop in. All craft mediums and

levels are welcome.

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Hybrid: BLT: Small Things Like These

Tuesday, December 12

from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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Save the Date!

Online: Poetry as Presence

Sunday, December 17

from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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