Gilford Public Library


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Coming Up This Week...

A quick look at the week ahead.  For the complete schedule of events and activities, view the events calendar here...
 
 

Adults

Solve a Murder Mystery:  Month of October

Can you solve the Murder on the Titanic mystery?! Pick up murder mystery packets at the library and solve at home.

Bridge:  Friday, 10/15 @ 10:30am
 
Hand and Foot:  Friday, 10/15 @ 12:30am
 
Knit Wits:  Friday, 10/15 @ 1:30pm
All knitters, stitchers, and fiber workers welcome! Work on your projects with other crafters in a comfortable place. Masks required. Maximum of 10 people.
 
Advanced Conversation German:  Friday 10/15 @ 2:30pm
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. For advance conversational German Speakers.
 
Line Dancing: Friday, 10/15 @ 4pm
Close out your day with some smooth moves in this lower intermediate Line Dancing class with Bonnie Deutch.
 
Geri-Fit:  Monday, 10/18 @ 9:00am
Are you 55+ and looking for a workout that will keep you active, all while being safe and working on fall prevention? Sign up for GeriFit. Sign-up required, must be a valid Library card holder. Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult your physician before participating in this exercise.
 
Mahjong:  Monday, 10/18 @ 12:30pm
One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us by calling to sign up.
 
Senior Scult:  Tuesday, 10/19 @ 9:00am
A workout for seniors 55+.  Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult a physician before partipating in this program.
 
Bridge:  Tuesday, 10/19 @ 10:30am
 
Line Dancing: Tuesday, 1019/ @ 4pm
Close out your day with some smooth moves in this lower intermediate Line Dancing class with Bonnie Deutch
 
Friends Meeting:  Tuesday, 10/19 @ 4pm
 

Check out an Expert:  Wednesday, 10/20 @ 10am

Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.
 
Paint Group:  Wednesday, 10/20 @ 1pm
Join us for an informal painting session with other artists (and amateurs, too)! Bring your own supplies, gather new ideas or continue on your old projects and let your creativity flow. Held in the Storytime Room.
 
Music Group/Sing Along: Wednesday, 10/20 @ 2pm
Sing, sing a song, sing out loud, sing out strong! Do you sing in the shower? Maybe hum a tune while working around your house? Sing along with the radio? Then we want you - to join Jane Ellis, here at the library for a weekly group sing a long. Have some fun while belting through some of your old favorites, and learn some new.
 
Geri-Fit:  Thursday, 10/21 @ 9:00am
Are you 55+ and looking for a workout that will keep you active, all while being safe and working on fall prevention? Sign up for GeriFit. Sign-up required, must be a valid Library card holder.Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. * Please consult your physician before participating in this program.  
 
Book Discussion:  Thursday, 10/21 @ 5:30pm
Grab this month's book Pretty Things by Janelle Brown and bring all your thoughts, comments, and questions to discuss with Maria and other readers.
 
French:  Thursday, 10/21 @ 4pm
Join the library's ongoing Conversational French Group in person.
 
Senior Scult: Friday, 10/22 @ 9:00am
A workout for seniors 55+.  Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult a physician before partipating in this program.
 
Bridge:  Friday, 10/22 @ 10:30am
 
Hand and Foot:  Friday, 10/22 @ 12:30am
 
Knit Wits:  Friday, 10/22 @ 1:30pm
All knitters, stitchers, and fiber workers welcome! Work on your projects with other crafters in a comfortable place. Masks required. Maximum of 10 people.
 
Advanced Conversation German:  Friday 10/22 @ 2:30pm
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. For advance conversational German Speakers.
 
Line Dancing: Friday, 10/22 @ 4pm
Close out your day with some smooth moves in this lower intermediate Line Dancing class with Bonnie Deutch.
 

Teens

Afterschool Teen Club:  Wednesday, 10/27 @ 2:30pm
Afterschool Teen Club. Hangout with friends, play games, and make stuff. This club is whatever you want it to be! 5th-12th grade.
 
Homeschool Game Club:  Thursday, 10/28 @ 12pm

Check out our new Teen Discord Server


Children

Friday, 10/15 @ 10:30am:  Preschool Storytime 
Join Miss Maria in an exciting seasonal storytime session!  Sign-up required*
 
Saturday, 10/16:  Drop-in Craft:  Halloween Lanterns
Come make a Halloween lantern just in time for the spooky season. *While supplies last.
 
Monday 10/18:  Hear Me Read
Want to practice reading out loud? Come read to our special guest, Pam and her therapy dog, Gemma!
 
Tuesday, 10/19 @ 10:30am: Storytime with Miss Maria

Storytime fun with read-alouds, songs, movement, and crafts!

Wednesday, 10/20 @ 3:30pm:  Science at the Library

Learn and create something new using science!

Thursday, 10/21 @ 10:00am:  Babies & Co. Storytime
Join Miss Maria for nursery Rhymes, songs, a story, and lots of bonding fun with baby and caregiver 
 
Friday, 10/22 @ 10:30am:  Preschool Storytime
Join Miss Jill in an exciting seasonal storytime session!  Sign-up required*
 
Don't have time to pick out your books for the kids?  We can help!  Click here to let us pick books for you.
Can't make it to a program or watch it live?  No problem!  You can replay our virtual storytime anytime.   Watch our videos here.