February 2, 2024

What's Happening at Your Library

SPREAD SOME LOVE

Valentine Card Workshop

Monday, February 5

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm



Come join us for a fun and creative afternoon. Blank cards, envelopes and materials will be provided. Feel free to bring your own special decorations. Participants will leave with several valentines. Free and open to all. Register here.

2nd TUESDAY BOOK DISCUSSION

Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

Tuesday, February 13 @ 1:00 pm


Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, an English orphan who rises to wealth, deserts his true friends, and becomes humbled by his own arrogance. It also introduces us one of the more colorful characters in literature: Miss Havisham. Please join us in revisiting this timeless classic. Copies are now available.

COFFEE AND DONUTS

Second Monday Coffee

Monday, February 12 @ 10:00-12:00


Stop by and enjoy coffee and a treat!

Browse the shelves, find a few pieces in our community puzzle, read the newspaper, or just chat with our staff.

TEEN ADVISORY EVENT

For Grades 7-12

Tuesday, February 13 @ 4:00 pm


Wizards, witches, and muggles unite! Come join the Teen Advisory Group for a magical time as we discuss the book and watch the movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. We'll have some snacks and drinks, so grab your broomsticks and head on over! Register here.

ART CLASS

Art for Ages 7 and up

Wednesday, February 14 @ 4:00 pm

Get ready to unleash your inner artist! Every month, we'll dive into a new project inspired by famous artists, styles, or themes, so you can bring your unique creations to life. From temperas to oil pastels, chalk, collage, and more, we'll explore a world of colors and textures! Register Here.

MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION

The Dry

by Jane Harper

Friday, February 16 @ 11:00 am



A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper. Copies are available now.

FRIDAY CLASSIC MOVIE

The Tea House of the August Moon

Friday, February 16 @ 1:00 pm



In post-WWII Japan, an American captain is brought in to help build a school, but the locals want a teahouse instead. Starring Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, and Machiko Kyo.

SCHOOL BREAK ANIMAL PROGRAM

ANIMALS IN WINTER:

Squam Lakes Science Center Program

Friday, March 1 @ 1:00 pm


Winter means cold, ice, snow, and shorter days. How do New Hampshire animals survive these conditions? Join a naturalist from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, along with two live animals up close to find out about various successful adaptations they use to cope with the stresses of winter. Register Here.

Sponsored by the Nicole Jutras Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

KEEP CALM AND CARRY YARN

Drop-in Knitting Group

Wednesdays 11:00 am to 1:00 pm


Are you a knitter, crocheter, or hook enthusiast? Join us for a couple of hours with your current project and enjoy the opportunity to connect with other yarn lovers. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch.

GENEALOGY HELP

Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group

Genealogy Wednesdays

10:00 am to 3:00 pm



Every week a volunteer from the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group will be on hand to offer one-on-one family research help in our Thayer Genealogy and Local History Room. For beginners to advanced.

Please contact Beth at BethFangmeyer@gmail.com or call 603-252-2917 for more information and to set up an appointment.

STORYTIME WINTER SESSION

Weekly Storytimes

Jan. 9 - Feb. 28

Toddler Tuesdays @ 10:30 am

Preschool Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm



Toddler Tuesdays for ages 3 and under: Stories, songs, and movement.

Wednesday Preschool for ages 3-5: Stories and a small craft. Register on the website.

WEEKLY CRIBBAGE

Cribbage for Everyone

Mondays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Come and join us for weekly cribbage in the Bradley Room. Have some fun, sharpen your wits, make new friends. Whether you are just learning the game or are an experienced player... you are welcome. We would love to show you how to play. Just drop in!

IT'S TAX TIME

Free AARP Tax Help

Thursdays

February 8 through April 4


IRS-trained volunteers from AARP will be on hand to help prepare and file your income tax return. Appointments are necessary. This service is free and open to all. Call soon for more information and to set up an appointment.

NEED TECH HELP?

Tech Tuesdays with Mike

Tuesdays 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Make an appointment with Mike, our IT specialist, and get the help you need with your phone, laptop or other device. He'll patiently work with you to solve your tech issues.

HELP FROM GRANITE VNA

Walk-In Wednesday

Wednesday, March 27

10:00 am to Noon


A Granite VNA Social Worker/Notary Public is available to:

Connect with you to discuss your end-of-life wishes. Review your Advanced Directives to make sure it reflects your decisions regarding future medical care. Assist with filling out your Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare and/or Living Will and provide information about resources and services that may be of benefit to you or a family member.

WOLFEBORO SENIOR EVENTS

Coffee & Conversation

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Community Center @ 32 Lehner Street


Senior Lunch

Monday, February 12 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

@ Abenaki Lodge


The Library is delighted to collaborate with Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation to bring you news and information about their Wolfeboro Senior events. A mutual goal of both of our organizations is to offer programs and activities to enhance the lives of our citizens; so we are working together to promote each other's events and reach the widest possible audience. For more information about Wolfeboro Senior activities, please call Parks & Rec at 603-569-5639 or email: aaustin@wolfeboronh.us


LIBRARY HOURS

Monday – Wednesday 9:30 am to 7 pm

Thursday & Friday 9:30 am to 5 pm

Saturday 9:30 am to 3 pm

Closed Sunday


HOLIDAY HOURS

Closed President's Day - February 19


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