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Library Closings
Monday, February 20 - Closed

Open Sundays 1-5PM until April
DCU Concert Series
Saturday, February 11, 2PM
Saturday, March 11, 2PM
Saturday, April 8, 2PM 

Thanks to a generous grant from Digital Federal Credit Union, the library is pleased to host a free concert series on the second Saturday of each month throughout 2017. 

February 11: Poor Howard Stith & Mike "Bullfrog" Rogers - traditional blues
March 11: Shannachie - Irish tunes
April 8: Simona Mins** - everything from jazz standards to traditional Lithuanian folk played on the Lithuanian kankles  

** April's concert is sponsored by the Zylonis Foundation 
3D Printed Objects
3D Printer

Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we now have a new 3D Printer located near the circulation desk!

Stop by during February to watch it printing while staff are trained on the device.  Join the Friends and library staff for a celebratory reception on Tuesday, February 28, 7PM and learn more about the printer.

Programs and other patron usage of the printer will begin in March, once policies have been approved!
Geopolitics in Today's World
Wednesdays, 11AM - 1PM

Presenter John Penasack has been facilitating the popular "Geopolitics and Conflicts" for the Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) and will now be bringing this related program to the library. The purpose of this program is to bring awareness of how geography and economics have an influence on politics and on the relations between nations. The sources of information are obtained from world-wide think tanks and established world-wide geopolitical websites. 

Anyone interested in this topic is encouraged to attend. The presentations will run for 10 weeks starting on February 1st. Pre-registration is requested so adequate materials can be prepared.
Genealogy Club: Finding Females - Chasing your female ancestors
Friday, February 10, 1:30PM
Locating the names of our female ancestors can be difficult - principally because their names changed upon marrying. Women historically have not produced as many records as their husbands, since women's suffrage largely did not exist until the twentieth century. This adds to the difficulty of finding their names, let alone the details of their lives.

In this webinar, join nationall-known speaker, author, and publisher, Leland K. Meizler as he gives details on a wide variety of sources, starting with the obvious and working through sources you may not have thought of using previously.

All are welcome. 
Thursday, February 9, 10AM
Thursday, February 9, 7PM

Dr. Ernest Caldwell, D.C. presents a program about inflammation in your body. Inflammation is the process the body gos through in order to heal from a physical injury or an infection. This presentation will educate you so you can tell if an area of your body is truly inflamed or not, and what to do about it in order to enhance your healing.
Love yourself
Love the One You're With (that's YOU)
Tuesday, February 14, 7PM

You cannot give what you do not have. Loving yourself is not a selfish act. The more you love yourself, the more compassion and empathy you have for those around you.

On Valentine's Day, come talk about love, self-love, and how to truly be loving toward yourself with Master Life Coach Diane MacKinnon M.D. 
Symphony NH Passes

The library has discount vouchers for upcoming Symphony NH concerts:

March 4, 8PM - Brahms & Tchaikovsky
(Keefe Center for the Arts, Nashua)

April 7, 8PM - Smetana & Dvorak
(Concord City Auditorium)

April 8, 8PM - Smetana & Dvorak
(Keefe Center for the Arts, Nashua)

April 9, 3PM - Smetana & Dvorak
(Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon)

A voucher entitles you to purchase up to 4 tickets at $10/each. Tickets may be purchased in advance using the voucher, so claim the voucher immediately upon reservation.
Art Exhibit: The Artist Breakfast Club
Through the month of February

The Artist Breakfast Club has been meeting for more than 20 years and all members are professional artists. They get together at Barnes and Noble in Nashua to share, network and encourage each other in their artistic endeavors. This month, the artists in the club will be exhibiting their works in the library community room and lobby showcase.

On Sunday, February 12, from 2-4PM join the artists for a reception celebrating the exhibit.  Refreshments will be served.
Tax Help
Free Tax Help
Tuesdays, February 7 - April 11
Saturdays, February 11 - April 15
Volunteers from the AARP will be at the library to help senior citizens and low to moderate income taxpayers of all ages with their federal tax returns. 

Online appointment registration is available, or call the library at 603-886-6030. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged to ensure your spot.

Tax assistance volunteers do not help prepare schedule C over $10,000 in expenses, Schedule E, complicated/lengthy Schedule D forms without proper paperwork, or other specialized forms. Taxpayers with complex tax forms are advised to seek paid tax help.
Second Hand Prose
Sunday, February 12 , 11AM - 3PM
Hills Memorial Library
'Early Bird' admitta nce at 10AM Sunday granted to paid members of the Friends. You may become a member at the sale for as little as $10. Please enter via the ramp at the rear of the building. DONATIONS of DVDs, CDs, and gently used books are NEEDED and may be brought to Second Hand Prose or to the Library during regular hours. 

Please note that the Friends will NOT be having their Thursday edition of Second Hand Prose during the months of December, January and February.
Additional February Events
Evening Book Group
The Secret Between Us
Thu 2/2, 7PM
Girl in Translation
Thu 3/2, 7PM

Free Film
Florence Foster Jenkins
Mon 2/13, 2PM
Mon 2/13, 6:30PM 

Beading Group
Sun 2/19, 1:30-4:30PM

Afternoon Book Group
Rules of Civility
Tue 2/21, 1:30PM 
Mother/Daughter Bookclub
The War that Saved My Life
Wed 2/22, 6:30PM

Family Film
Sat 2/25, 3PM 

Group Singing
Mon 2/26, 1:30-3:30PM

Adult Fans of LEGO
Tue 2/28, 6PM 
Girls Who Code
Mondays, 3-5PM

Wednesdays, 2:15-4:30PM

Button Mashers
Thursdays, 2:15-4:45PM 

Drop In Stitchers
Fridays, 9:30-11:30AM