January 1, 2024

What's Happening at Your Library

SECOND MONDAY COFFEE

Free Coffee and Donuts

Monday, January 8 - 10:00 am to Noon


Join us for a cup of coffee or tea and a sweet treat. While you're here check out our huge new book selection, grab a book recommendation and chat

with our friendly staff. Bring a friend.

GENEALOGY HELP

LRGIG 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.

TEEN ADVISORY GROUP

For Grades 7-12

Tuesday, January 16 @ 4:00 pm


Come and join the Teen Advisory Group at the library! Gain leadership and volunteer experience while sharing your ideas about how to make the library a great place for teens. We'll have some snacks while chatting about books and program ideas. Register here.



WEEKLY CRIBBAGE

Cribbage for Everyone

Mondays 1:00 - 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!

2nd TUESDAY BOOK DISCUSSION

Birnam Wood

by Eleanor Catton

Tuesday, January 9 @ 1:00 pm


Filled with utopian hopes, personal betrayals, accidental deaths and profoundly un-accidental murders, this New Zealand-set book is a witty literary thriller about the collision between eco-idealism and staggering wealth. Check out a copy and join the discussion.

VISIT OUR NEWEST NATIONAL MONUMENT

AVI KWA AME

NATIONAL MONUMENT:

A Creation Story Protected

Wednesday, January 17 @ 1:00 pm


Avi Kwa Ame, also known as Spirit Mountain, is considered to be among the most sacred places on Earth by the Mojave, Chemehuevi, and some Southern Paiute people. Located in Southern Nevada, it is home to expansive Joshua tree forests and provides important habitat for desert bighorn sheep, desert tortoise and the Gila monster. Presenter Jim Nupp will share his awesome photos and his experience visiting Avi Kwa Ame and discuss the indigenous history, the Europeans’ arrival, and the significance of this and other national monuments. 

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.

FRIDAY CLASSIC MOVIE

Strike Up The Band

Friday, January 26 @ 1:00 pm

This engaging musical is one of the brightest results of the talented collaboration of Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney. Brimming with youthful high spirits, Mickey and Judy are effervescent as high school kids who are ready and eager to climb the long ladder of success. He's an energetic bandleader, she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way! Run time is 2 hours. 

WOLFEBORO SENIOR EVENTS

Coffee & Conversation

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

Community Center @ 32 Lehner Street


Senior Lunch

Monday, January 8 - 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 New Year's Day - January 1

Closed Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day - January 15


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