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Details of Special Events at the Library

Friends' Program: Drones and Quadcopters
Tuesday October 13 at 7pm

Friends of the Library present a program to learn about Drones & Quadcopters with MakeIt Labs of Nashua.

They seem to be everywhere serving military, commercial, and hobby enthusiasts. Join us as MakeIt Labs tells us the positive and negative aspects of drones, the ethics and responsibility of using them, and what the future could hold for drones and quadcopters.

"BYOD" - Bring Your Own Device Tech Tutoring Session
Wednesday October 14 from 4-5:30PM

The Library is having an open Tech Tutoring session so bring your own device (laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.) or borrow one of the library’s devices.

Bring your questions and your log in information with passwords, and we’ll do our best to provide the answers.

We will also have a list of helpful websites, and have helpful books available to check out. Learn about free ebooks and audiobooks, or simply how to take a picture with your phone.

For more information, contact Tech Librarian Kate Thomas at 603-329-6411 or


Free Family Movie Matinée: Classic tale of rags to riches, retold.
Saturday October 17 at 12pm

Bring the family to enjoy a free movie matinée.  Bring a lunch or snack and get comfortable in front of our big screen in the 2nd floor meeting room.

Our movie this month is a new version of the classic rags to riches fairy tale of an girl mistreated by her evil stepmother, but who gets a better life with a fairy godmother.

Movie Classics- Free Matinee
Wednesday October 21, 2015 at 1:30pm

The Library is starting a monthly Classic Movie Matinee. We begin with a film starring Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and Jimmy Stewart. Philadelphia socialite, Tracy Lord, is getting married to man-of-the-people George Kittridge.

When the weekend of the big event arrives, Tracy’s ex-husband C.K. Dexter Haven shows up and the fun begins. Refreshments and snacks will be served. Free and open to the public.

Contact 603-329-6411 for more information.

Read for the Record Special Storytime
Thursday October 22 at 1:30pm

During our weekly preschool storytime, we have a special activity.

Help us break a world record by listening to the book Not Norman by Kelly Bennett. There will be songs, crafts, and activities to accompany the story. Don’t miss the fun!

If you have questions, call the library at 603-329-6411 or email

Beginners' Crochet Class for Middle School Kids
Saturday October 24 at 11am

Middle school students are invited to this fun and informative class to learn the basic crochet stitches.

Please bring a crochet hook (size F, G, or H) and a skein of worsted weight yarn. After this class, you’ll be on your way to making a scarf for yourself or as a gift.

Paranormal Investigations
Tuesday October 27 at 7PM

Local ghost hunter Bob McDermott and his team share stories about paranormal investigating.

"We are Market Basket" with author Grant Welker
Thursday October 28 at 7PM

Meet Grant Welker, Lowell Sun reporter and author of the book We Are Market Basket.  Get the inside story of the New England grassroots movement that made international headlines.

Patriot Fife and Drum Duo
Wednesday November 4 at 7pm

The Patriot Fife & Drum Duo perform music from the 17th and 18th century. They talk about the instruments that they are playing and about history. You may have seen them on Fox TV or CBS, and they are regulars at the Paul Revere House in Boston. They also have performed in the Patriots Day weekend in Ogunquit, Maine, and have participated in the July 4th celebration in York, Maine.

Please join us for this high-energy, entertaining and informative performance, and see the duo in their Revolutionary War era patriot costumes.

The duo: David Vose and Sue Walko are seasoned musicians who have performed music for over 40 years between the two of them. David Vose is a full professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1999, he was inducted into the Drum Corps Hall of Fame. Sue Walko is an experienced fifer having grown up in an area of fifes and drums in the state of Connecticut and playing in various fife and drum corps.

Coloring Club for Adults: drop-in hours
Thursday November 5 from 2 to 3:30pm

Adults are invited to enjoy this meditative, relaxing and fun pastime.

The Library will supply materials, but you are also welcome to bring your own favorite coloring book and pencils, markers, etc.

Thank a Hero
Wednesday November 11 at 2pm
This Veterans' Day we will be thanking and honoring the brave men and women of the Air Force Combat Search and Rescue Squadron stationed in Bagram, Afghanistan. This group of 24 brave men and women fly missions to rescue injured, captured, and fallen members of our armed services and allies.
 66th USAF Combat & Rescue Squad

At the event we will be packing boxes with donated items and making personalized cards to thank the Airmen. We also may have the opportunity to communicate with the group through Facetime.

If you are interested in donating items, there is a list of suggestions that are especially helpful and appreciated. The library will be collecting these items right up to November 11.
If you have any questions about this program, please call the library at 329-6411 or email
Babysitting Training Class
Saturday November 14 from 9:30am - 2pm

Back by popular demand, the Library will offer a babysitting class. McGregor Institute of EMS will lead a class for students ages 11 and up.
Participants will get a CPR and First Aid certification, learn about safety, how to handle emergencies, care and feeding of infants and children, the business aspects of being a babysitter and more. 

All students will receive a Babysitting certification. The class will run from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm and students should bring their lunch.

Register online for this class at The cost is $35.00 and is payable directly to McGregor Institute.
If you have any questions, please call the library at 329-6411 or email