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Wednesday, May 4, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMSeedlings



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join Wendy Oellers-Fulmer for Seedlings, a program designed to promote seasonal nature discovery for you and your preschooler through creative movement, songs, stories, and outdoor explorations.  Cost is $5 per session.
Session 1 -  All About Spring


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.




Thursday, May 5, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPlay and Learn



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMColoring CLub



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMMother's Day Project



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to make a special gift for your mom!


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMTales for Tails



Location:  Storytime
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Cricket loves it when you read to him! Come visit this friendly golden retriever and practice your reading skills in this fun and safe environment. Call or stop by to sign up for your ten-minute slot. 
Did you know? 
Children rarely get a chance to read aloud in a totally nonjudgmental environment, where they won't get corrected if they mispronounce a word or skip a page. Reading to a dog will give your child the chance to simply enjoy reading, which is a crucial step in literacy. 


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is from Singapore




Friday, May 6, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Saturday, May 7, 2016


7:30 AMBirdwatching Walk @ Ellacoya State Park



Location:  Ellacoya State Park
Contact:  Joanne
Description:  It's the annual GPL birdwatching walk with Mike Coskren. For those of you who like to observe nature when it is just waking up, this walk is for you. SIgn up at the front desk at the library, Raindate is May 21. Limited to 12 people.




Monday, May 9, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!




3:30 PM - 4:30 PMLego Legion



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Come build with us!


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Line Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  End your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 6PM as the skill level will increase as the evening goes on. Beginners will dance 6:00 -6:40pm, and more experienced dancers will dance from 6:50 to 7:30pm. 




Tuesday, May 10, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLapsit Storytime



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


11:15 AM - 11:45 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMNightly Knitting



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Join us twice a month on Tuesday nights for a knitting group! All knitters are welcome to come work on their current knitting projects, or get some tips or inspiration. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Reading Room, and the 4th Tuesday in the Meeting Room. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMSecret Lives of Garden Herbs



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Maria Noel Groves, a registered clinical herbalist and author of Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care will be giving a presentation on the Secret Lives of Garden Herbs.  Rosemary goes great with chicken, but did you know that it may also help stave off Alzheimer’s disease? Or that sage can help with hot flashes? Come learn surprising ways that common culinary herbs and companion plants can also help your family stay healthy. 




Wednesday, May 11, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMSeedlings



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join Wendy Oellers-Fulmer for Seedlings, a program designed to promote seasonal nature discovery for you and your preschooler through creative movement, songs, stories, and outdoor explorations. Sign up in the Children's Room. 
Cost $5 per session
Session 2: Tweets and Twitters


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMFriends of GPL Meeting



Location:  
Contact:  Katherine
Description:  All interested in supporting the library are welcome to attend this dynamic group.




Thursday, May 12, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPlay and Learn



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMColoring CLub



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 




Friday, May 13, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Monday, May 16, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!




3:00 PM - 4:00 PMGeek Culture



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Whether you are into vampires, gaming, anime, books, robotics, cosplay, or some other geeky thing, you are welcome to the Geek Culture Club for teens (5th grade +) at the Gilford Public Library.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMLego Legion



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Come build with us!


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Line Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  End your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 6PM as the skill level will increase as the evening goes on. Beginners will dance 6:00 -6:40pm, and more experienced dancers will dance from 6:50 to 7:30pm. 




Tuesday, May 17, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLapsit Storytime



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


11:15 AM - 11:45 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMAuthor Series: Etched in Granite by MJ Pettengill



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Local author and Historian MJ Pettengill will be here to share her new historical novel, Etched in Granite, a tragic and triumphant novel of courage, survival, and love. 




Wednesday, May 18, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMStorytime Visit From Village Preschool



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura/Maria
Description:  Storytime visit from Village Preschool


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMSeedlings



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join Wendy Oellers-Fulmer for Seedlings, a program designed to promote seasonal nature discovery for you and your preschooler through creative movement, songs, stories, and outdoor explorations. Cost is $5, sign up in the CHildren's Room. 
Session 3 - Little Critters


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.


5:00 PM - 6:00 PMColoring and Mocktails



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:   Color away the cold weather, and relax with friends at the Gilford Library. We'll have snacks, coloring supplies and pages, as well as non-alcoholic drinks. Sign up at the front desk.




Thursday, May 19, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPlay and Learn



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  


12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBrown Bag Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  This month's book is The Martian by Andy Weir   described as “ smart, funny, and white-knuckle intense, The Martian is everything you want from a novel." Led by Mark Thomas, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMColoring CLub



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMTales for Tails



Location:  Storytime
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Cricket loves it when you read to him! Come visit this friendly golden retriever and practice your reading skills in this fun and safe environment. Call or stop by to sign up for your ten-minute slot. 
Did you know? 
Children rarely get a chance to read aloud in a totally nonjudgmental environment, where they won't get corrected if they mispronounce a word or skip a page. Reading to a dog will give your child the chance to simply enjoy reading, which is a crucial step in literacy. 


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFlytying with Dennis Caldwell



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Are you interested in learning flytying? Dennis Caldwell, a Gilford local, will be here to teach any and all ages how to tie a fly. Bring your own vise, or supplies, but there will be available supplies as well. Sign up at the front desk with your library card!



6:30 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  This month's book is The Martian by Andy Weir   described as “ smart, funny, and white-knuckle intense, The Martian is everything you want from a novel." Led by Mark Thomas, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk




Friday, May 20, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Monday, May 23, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!




3:30 PM - 4:30 PMLego Legion



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Come build with us!


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Line Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  End your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 6PM as the skill level will increase as the evening goes on. Beginners will dance 6:00 -6:40pm, and more experienced dancers will dance from 6:50 to 7:30pm. 




Tuesday, May 24, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLapsit Storytime



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


11:15 AM - 11:45 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMNightly Knitting



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Join us twice a month on Tuesday nights for a knitting group! All knitters are welcome to come work on their current knitting projects, or get some tips or inspiration. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Reading Room, and the 4th Tuesday in the Meeting Room. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMAuthor Aimee Fogg



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Author and historian Amy Fogg will be here to share stories and photos from  her project They Speak: Voices of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Aimee and her project are dedicated to telling the stories of the men of Henri-Chapelle, remembering their lives, and honoring their sacrifices. Come learn more about these amazing men with a presentation and Q&A with the author.
 
Aimee Gagnon Fogg holds a degree in Psychology and History. She has also completed Yad Vashem's Holocaust certification program. She is the 2013 recipient of the NH Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Women in American History award for her work concerning Henri-Chapelle. Appointed New Hampshire Coordinator for Poland Jewish Cemetery Restoration Project, Fogg is also involved with various Jewish cemetery restoration projects and mass grave memorials throughout Eastern Europe. She is the author of The Wind Wails, There Exists a Fence, and The Granite Men of Henri-Chapelle. Her great-uncle, PFC Paul Lavoie, is among the 7,992 WWII soldiers who rest at Henri-Chapelle.




Wednesday, May 25, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


12:30 PM - 2:30 PMERA: The 5th Wave



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  We are showing The 5th Wave on Early Release Day. 


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMERA: Fairy Houses and Critter Shelters



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join us to search in the woods for hidden critter shelters, and then build your own fairy house!


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.




Thursday, May 26, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPlay and Learn



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMColoring CLub



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMBeing Mortal Series



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  The Being Mortal Series meets on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30pm where all interested are invited to conclude discussing Gawande's groundbreaking book focused on end-of-life issues. Led by Betty Tidd, we will talk about the hard conversations and letting go. Those interested are encouraged to have read the book but attendance at previous discussions is not necessary.  




Friday, May 27, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Tuesday, May 31, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLapsit Storytime



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMBook Bites Cookbook Club



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Join us for a cooking demonstration and discussion!  Each month the recipes and demonstration will have a different theme.
May's Theme is Cookout!
Sign up at the front desk with your library card. Cost is $5 per person. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMClassic Book Group



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Every other month, we'll get together to discuss a classic book.
This month is Everything that Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor




Wednesday, June 1, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.




Thursday, June 2, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPlay and Learn



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 




Friday, June 3, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Monday, June 6, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, June 7, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLapsit Storytime



Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMExercise Your Mind Author Series : Peter Zheutlin, Rescue Road



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Author and Journalist Peter Zheutlin will be here to share his book, Rescue Road:One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway, the story of rescue dogs and the people, particularly Greg Mahle, that help them on their journey to new homes.
Peter Zheutlin is a freelance journalist and author  of Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride (Citadel Press, 2007) and Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway is the extraordinary story that traces the extra mile that Greg Mahle and Rescue Road Trips (and countless others) will go to deliver a dog to a better life. After receiving his own rescue dog from Mahle, journalist Peter Zheutlin wanted to know about the man who delivered his best friend to him and his family, so he hit the road with Mahle to document these dogs’ journey to their forever home. Throughout RESCUE ROAD, Zheutlin interweaves Mahle’s personal experiences on the road with heartwarming stories of the rescued dogs and the “Angels” who help to feed, clean, and care for the canines during their long ride to new homes.




Wednesday, June 8, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.




Thursday, June 9, 2016


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPlay and Learn



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Maria
Description:  Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is from Israel




Friday, June 10, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime



Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura
Description:  Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Monday, June 13, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, June 14, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMClickers Photography Club



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you have an interest in and desire to improve your photography skills this group is for you.




Wednesday, June 15, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMMagic the Gathering Club



Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Mark
Description:  Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.




Thursday, June 16, 2016


12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBrown Bag Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's book is Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf, described as “ A delicate, sneakily devastating evocation of place and character..."  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's book is Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf, described as “ A delicate, sneakily devastating evocation of place and character..."  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk




Friday, June 17, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMConversational German Class



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 




Monday, June 20, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, June 21, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Wednesday, June 22, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCheck-Out-An-Expert!



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.




Thursday, June 23, 2016


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 




Friday, June 24, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Saturday, June 25, 2016


8:00 AM - 12:00 PMRace to Summer Reading 5K Run/Walk



Location:  Gilford Library
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Exercise Your Mind and Read with the Gilford Public Library! Join us on a fun 5k Run/Walk through Gilford Village, starting and ending at the Gilford Public Library. The race will begin at 8:30am. 

This race is fundraiser for Summer Reading programs and activties, and is also a wau to get active and involved with the library this summer. Sign-up will begin in early May. Sign up early to get your shirt!  Please check back here for more details. 

If you are interested in volunteer, please contact Kayleigh at kayleigh@gilfordlibrary.org




Monday, June 27, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, June 28, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


2:00 PM - 2:45 PMYoga for Toddlers



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura/Maria
Description:  Yoga for Toddlers with guest yoga instructor Bonnie.Sign up in the children's room. 


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMBook Bites Cookbook Club



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Join us for a cooking demonstration and discussion!  Each month the recipes and demonstration will have a different theme.
June's Theme is Strawberries!
Sign up at the front desk with your library card. Cost is $5 per person. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMExercise Your Mind Author Series : Edie Clark



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Description: Writer and New Hampshire Native Edie Clark will be here to share her new book As Simple As That, a collection of essays. Join us for an entertaining evening. 
Writer, editor, journalist, essayist, and lecturer, Edie Clark has written extensively about New England in award-winning feature stories, primarily for Yankee magazine, for more than thirty years. She has been a Fellow at The MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook Writer’s Colony, and a Visiting Writer at Northern Michigan University. She teaches writing and journalism at the graduate and undergraduate level and is a frequent lecturer on many topics. She lives and works at her home in Harrisville, New Hampshire. She is the author of seven books. For further information, go to www.edieclark.com 

 




Wednesday, June 29, 2016


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLine Dancing



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 




Thursday, June 30, 2016


1:30 PM - 3:30 PMOpen Painting at the Library



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 




Friday, July 1, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Tuesday, July 5, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Thursday, July 7, 2016


3:00 PM - 4:30 PMStorywalk @ Avis P. Smart Woods



Location:  Avis P. Smart Woods - Parking details to come
Contact:  Abi/Lura/Maria
Description:  Join us for our annual storywalk! We'll read a story along the trail as we hike. 

Note: The hike is a one-mile loop. We will lead at a leisurely pace, but participants are welcome to go ahead of the group or stay behind and hike longer. Baby carriers are recommended; trail is not suited for stroller


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 




Friday, July 8, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, July 11, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, July 12, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMR2D2 @ The Library!



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  Join us for a storytime with R2D2, and then make your own light saber!
 
Sign up in the children's room, limit 40, ages 0 - 4th grade


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMClickers Photography Club



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you have an interest in and desire to improve your photography skills this group is for you.




Thursday, July 14, 2016


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMOn Your Mark, Get Set, Draw!



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:  On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw!
Join comic writer Marek Bennett to explore the world of time-challenged comics.
This is an interactive, 3-hour workshop in which participants create comic strips of their own.
 
Sign up required
Ages: Grades 2 through 8
 


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMConversational French



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is from Poland




Friday, July 15, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, July 18, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, July 19, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMCoastal Critters



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  Sea stars, urchins, lobsters, crabs, and more coastal critters will be at the library for you to touch and learn about! Program by the Seacoast Science Center
Ages 0-4th grade 




Thursday, July 21, 2016


12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBrown Bag Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's book is Some Luck by Jane Smiley, described as “ Intimate. . . . Miraculous. . . . Staggering. . . . A masterpiece in the making"  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's book is Some Luck by Jane Smiley, described as “ Intimate...Miraculous...Staggering... A masterpiece in the making"  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk




Friday, July 22, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, July 25, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, July 26, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Friday, July 29, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, August 1, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, August 2, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Thursday, August 4, 2016


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMLindsay and Her Puppet Pals



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi/Lura/Maria
Description:  Join us for this funny and interactive puppet show!




Friday, August 5, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, August 8, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, August 9, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMClickers Photography Club



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you have an interest in and desire to improve your photography skills this group is for you.




Friday, August 12, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, August 15, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, August 16, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Thursday, August 18, 2016


12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBrown Bag Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's book is Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, described as "A dazzling love story that unspools across years and continents..." Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's book is Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, described as "A dazzling love story that unspools across years and continents..." Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is from Argentina
 




Friday, August 19, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, August 22, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, August 23, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Friday, August 26, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...


1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKnit Wits



Location:  Reading Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  All knitters welcomed!




Monday, August 29, 2016


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!






Tuesday, August 30, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Friday, September 2, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSocial Bridge



Location:  
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...




Thursday, September 22, 2016


12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBrown Bag Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:   This month's book is Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller. described as "Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining..." Led by Abi Maxwell, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMEvening Book Discussion



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Abi
Description:   This month's book is Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller. described as "Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining..." Led by Abi Maxwell, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is from France




Thursday, October 27, 2016


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is from India
 




Thursday, December 1, 2016


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMForeign Movie Night



Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:  Kayleigh
Description:  This month's foreign movie is TBA


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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Seedlings
Join Wendy Oellers-Fulmer for Seedlings, a program designed to promote seasonal nature discovery for you and your preschooler through creative movement, songs, stories, and outdoor explorations.  Cost is $5 per session.
Session 1 -  All About Spring

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.



Thursday, May 5, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Play and Learn
Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Coloring CLub
Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Mother's Day Project
Join us to make a special gift for your mom!

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Tales for Tails
Cricket loves it when you read to him! Come visit this friendly golden retriever and practice your reading skills in this fun and safe environment. Call or stop by to sign up for your ten-minute slot. 
Did you know? 
Children rarely get a chance to read aloud in a totally nonjudgmental environment, where they won't get corrected if they mispronounce a word or skip a page. Reading to a dog will give your child the chance to simply enjoy reading, which is a crucial step in literacy. 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is from Singapore



Friday, May 6, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Saturday, May 7, 2016

7:30 AM
Birdwatching Walk @ Ellacoya State Park
It's the annual GPL birdwatching walk with Mike Coskren. For those of you who like to observe nature when it is just waking up, this walk is for you. SIgn up at the front desk at the library, Raindate is May 21. Limited to 12 people.



Monday, May 9, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!



3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Legion
Come build with us!

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Line Dancing
End your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 6PM as the skill level will increase as the evening goes on. Beginners will dance 6:00 -6:40pm, and more experienced dancers will dance from 6:50 to 7:30pm. 



Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lapsit Storytime
Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nightly Knitting
Join us twice a month on Tuesday nights for a knitting group! All knitters are welcome to come work on their current knitting projects, or get some tips or inspiration. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Reading Room, and the 4th Tuesday in the Meeting Room. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Secret Lives of Garden Herbs
Maria Noel Groves, a registered clinical herbalist and author of Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care will be giving a presentation on the Secret Lives of Garden Herbs.  Rosemary goes great with chicken, but did you know that it may also help stave off Alzheimer’s disease? Or that sage can help with hot flashes? Come learn surprising ways that common culinary herbs and companion plants can also help your family stay healthy. 



Wednesday, May 11, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Seedlings
Join Wendy Oellers-Fulmer for Seedlings, a program designed to promote seasonal nature discovery for you and your preschooler through creative movement, songs, stories, and outdoor explorations. Sign up in the Children's Room. 
Cost $5 per session
Session 2: Tweets and Twitters

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friends of GPL Meeting
All interested in supporting the library are welcome to attend this dynamic group.



Thursday, May 12, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Play and Learn
Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Coloring CLub
Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 



Friday, May 13, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Monday, May 16, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!



3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Geek Culture
Whether you are into vampires, gaming, anime, books, robotics, cosplay, or some other geeky thing, you are welcome to the Geek Culture Club for teens (5th grade +) at the Gilford Public Library.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Legion
Come build with us!

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Line Dancing
End your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 6PM as the skill level will increase as the evening goes on. Beginners will dance 6:00 -6:40pm, and more experienced dancers will dance from 6:50 to 7:30pm. 



Tuesday, May 17, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lapsit Storytime
Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author Series: Etched in Granite by MJ Pettengill
Local author and Historian MJ Pettengill will be here to share her new historical novel, Etched in Granite, a tragic and triumphant novel of courage, survival, and love. 



Wednesday, May 18, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime Visit From Village Preschool
Storytime visit from Village Preschool

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Seedlings
Join Wendy Oellers-Fulmer for Seedlings, a program designed to promote seasonal nature discovery for you and your preschooler through creative movement, songs, stories, and outdoor explorations. Cost is $5, sign up in the CHildren's Room. 
Session 3 - Little Critters

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Coloring and Mocktails
 Color away the cold weather, and relax with friends at the Gilford Library. We'll have snacks, coloring supplies and pages, as well as non-alcoholic drinks. Sign up at the front desk.



Thursday, May 19, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Play and Learn
Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Discussion
This month's book is The Martian by Andy Weir   described as “ smart, funny, and white-knuckle intense, The Martian is everything you want from a novel." Led by Mark Thomas, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Coloring CLub
Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Tales for Tails
Cricket loves it when you read to him! Come visit this friendly golden retriever and practice your reading skills in this fun and safe environment. Call or stop by to sign up for your ten-minute slot. 
Did you know? 
Children rarely get a chance to read aloud in a totally nonjudgmental environment, where they won't get corrected if they mispronounce a word or skip a page. Reading to a dog will give your child the chance to simply enjoy reading, which is a crucial step in literacy. 

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Flytying with Dennis Caldwell
Are you interested in learning flytying? Dennis Caldwell, a Gilford local, will be here to teach any and all ages how to tie a fly. Bring your own vise, or supplies, but there will be available supplies as well. Sign up at the front desk with your library card!


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
This month's book is The Martian by Andy Weir   described as “ smart, funny, and white-knuckle intense, The Martian is everything you want from a novel." Led by Mark Thomas, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk



Friday, May 20, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Monday, May 23, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!



3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Legion
Come build with us!

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Line Dancing
End your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 6PM as the skill level will increase as the evening goes on. Beginners will dance 6:00 -6:40pm, and more experienced dancers will dance from 6:50 to 7:30pm. 



Tuesday, May 24, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lapsit Storytime
Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nightly Knitting
Join us twice a month on Tuesday nights for a knitting group! All knitters are welcome to come work on their current knitting projects, or get some tips or inspiration. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Reading Room, and the 4th Tuesday in the Meeting Room. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author Aimee Fogg
Author and historian Amy Fogg will be here to share stories and photos from  her project They Speak: Voices of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Aimee and her project are dedicated to telling the stories of the men of Henri-Chapelle, remembering their lives, and honoring their sacrifices. Come learn more about these amazing men with a presentation and Q&A with the author.
 
Aimee Gagnon Fogg holds a degree in Psychology and History. She has also completed Yad Vashem's Holocaust certification program. She is the 2013 recipient of the NH Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Women in American History award for her work concerning Henri-Chapelle. Appointed New Hampshire Coordinator for Poland Jewish Cemetery Restoration Project, Fogg is also involved with various Jewish cemetery restoration projects and mass grave memorials throughout Eastern Europe. She is the author of The Wind Wails, There Exists a Fence, and The Granite Men of Henri-Chapelle. Her great-uncle, PFC Paul Lavoie, is among the 7,992 WWII soldiers who rest at Henri-Chapelle.



Wednesday, May 25, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
ERA: The 5th Wave
We are showing The 5th Wave on Early Release Day. 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
ERA: Fairy Houses and Critter Shelters
Join us to search in the woods for hidden critter shelters, and then build your own fairy house!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.



Thursday, May 26, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Play and Learn
Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Coloring CLub
Join us to color! We'll provide all the materials. A small snack will be served.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Being Mortal Series
The Being Mortal Series meets on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30pm where all interested are invited to conclude discussing Gawande's groundbreaking book focused on end-of-life issues. Led by Betty Tidd, we will talk about the hard conversations and letting go. Those interested are encouraged to have read the book but attendance at previous discussions is not necessary.  



Friday, May 27, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Tuesday, May 31, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lapsit Storytime
Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Book Bites Cookbook Club
Join us for a cooking demonstration and discussion!  Each month the recipes and demonstration will have a different theme.
May's Theme is Cookout!
Sign up at the front desk with your library card. Cost is $5 per person. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Classic Book Group
Every other month, we'll get together to discuss a classic book.
This month is Everything that Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor



Wednesday, June 1, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.



Thursday, June 2, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Play and Learn
Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 



Friday, June 3, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Monday, June 6, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, June 7, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lapsit Storytime
Stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. Ages 2 and under, with a caregiver. 
 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Exercise Your Mind Author Series : Peter Zheutlin, Rescue Road
Author and Journalist Peter Zheutlin will be here to share his book, Rescue Road:One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway, the story of rescue dogs and the people, particularly Greg Mahle, that help them on their journey to new homes.
Peter Zheutlin is a freelance journalist and author  of Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride (Citadel Press, 2007) and Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway is the extraordinary story that traces the extra mile that Greg Mahle and Rescue Road Trips (and countless others) will go to deliver a dog to a better life. After receiving his own rescue dog from Mahle, journalist Peter Zheutlin wanted to know about the man who delivered his best friend to him and his family, so he hit the road with Mahle to document these dogs’ journey to their forever home. Throughout RESCUE ROAD, Zheutlin interweaves Mahle’s personal experiences on the road with heartwarming stories of the rescued dogs and the “Angels” who help to feed, clean, and care for the canines during their long ride to new homes.



Wednesday, June 8, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.



Thursday, June 9, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Play and Learn
Bring your child to this special sign-up playgroup. A new activity will be offered each week, and coffee and treats will be served to caregivers.  

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is from Israel



Friday, June 10, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime
Join us to sing songs, read stories, and do a craft. Ages 3 - 5, independent

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Monday, June 13, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, June 14, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Clickers Photography Club
If you have an interest in and desire to improve your photography skills this group is for you.



Wednesday, June 15, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Club
Witches, wizards, spellslingers, and planewalkers are invited to diel weekly at the Gilford Public Library! Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but bring your own if you have them! Open to students in grades 4 and up.



Thursday, June 16, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Discussion
This month's book is Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf, described as “ A delicate, sneakily devastating evocation of place and character..."  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
This month's book is Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf, described as “ A delicate, sneakily devastating evocation of place and character..."  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk



Friday, June 17, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. 



Monday, June 20, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, June 21, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Wednesday, June 22, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Come Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.



Thursday, June 23, 2016

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 



Friday, June 24, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Saturday, June 25, 2016

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Race to Summer Reading 5K Run/Walk
Exercise Your Mind and Read with the Gilford Public Library! Join us on a fun 5k Run/Walk through Gilford Village, starting and ending at the Gilford Public Library. The race will begin at 8:30am. 

This race is fundraiser for Summer Reading programs and activties, and is also a wau to get active and involved with the library this summer. Sign-up will begin in early May. Sign up early to get your shirt!  Please check back here for more details. 

If you are interested in volunteer, please contact Kayleigh at kayleigh@gilfordlibrary.org



Monday, June 27, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, June 28, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Yoga for Toddlers
Yoga for Toddlers with guest yoga instructor Bonnie.Sign up in the children's room. 

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Book Bites Cookbook Club
Join us for a cooking demonstration and discussion!  Each month the recipes and demonstration will have a different theme.
June's Theme is Strawberries!
Sign up at the front desk with your library card. Cost is $5 per person. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Exercise Your Mind Author Series : Edie Clark
Description: Writer and New Hampshire Native Edie Clark will be here to share her new book As Simple As That, a collection of essays. Join us for an entertaining evening. 
Writer, editor, journalist, essayist, and lecturer, Edie Clark has written extensively about New England in award-winning feature stories, primarily for Yankee magazine, for more than thirty years. She has been a Fellow at The MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook Writer’s Colony, and a Visiting Writer at Northern Michigan University. She teaches writing and journalism at the graduate and undergraduate level and is a frequent lecturer on many topics. She lives and works at her home in Harrisville, New Hampshire. She is the author of seven books. For further information, go to www.edieclark.com 

 



Wednesday, June 29, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Line Dancing
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch, and perfect some smooth moves - beginners and those who have never line danced before are encouraged to come at 9AM, as the skill level will increase as the morning goes on. 



Thursday, June 30, 2016

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Open painting will be offered weekly at the library. Bring your supplies and hone your craft. All are welcomed.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 



Friday, July 1, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Tuesday, July 5, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Thursday, July 7, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Storywalk @ Avis P. Smart Woods
Join us for our annual storywalk! We'll read a story along the trail as we hike. 

Note: The hike is a one-mile loop. We will lead at a leisurely pace, but participants are welcome to go ahead of the group or stay behind and hike longer. Baby carriers are recommended; trail is not suited for stroller

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 



Friday, July 8, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, July 11, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, July 12, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
R2D2 @ The Library!
Join us for a storytime with R2D2, and then make your own light saber!
 
Sign up in the children's room, limit 40, ages 0 - 4th grade

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Clickers Photography Club
If you have an interest in and desire to improve your photography skills this group is for you.



Thursday, July 14, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw!
On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw!
Join comic writer Marek Bennett to explore the world of time-challenged comics.
This is an interactive, 3-hour workshop in which participants create comic strips of their own.
 
Sign up required
Ages: Grades 2 through 8
 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversational French
Trudy Hastings will lead a conversational French group for all interested in perfecting their French speaking skills. 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is from Poland



Friday, July 15, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, July 18, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, July 19, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Coastal Critters
Sea stars, urchins, lobsters, crabs, and more coastal critters will be at the library for you to touch and learn about! Program by the Seacoast Science Center
Ages 0-4th grade 



Thursday, July 21, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Discussion
This month's book is Some Luck by Jane Smiley, described as “ Intimate. . . . Miraculous. . . . Staggering. . . . A masterpiece in the making"  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
This month's book is Some Luck by Jane Smiley, described as “ Intimate...Miraculous...Staggering... A masterpiece in the making"  Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk



Friday, July 22, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, July 25, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, July 26, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Friday, July 29, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, August 1, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, August 2, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Thursday, August 4, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals
Join us for this funny and interactive puppet show!



Friday, August 5, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, August 8, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, August 9, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Clickers Photography Club
If you have an interest in and desire to improve your photography skills this group is for you.



Friday, August 12, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, August 15, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, August 16, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Thursday, August 18, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Discussion
This month's book is Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, described as "A dazzling love story that unspools across years and continents..." Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
This month's book is Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, described as "A dazzling love story that unspools across years and continents..." Led by Betty Tidd, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is from Argentina
 



Friday, August 19, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, August 22, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, August 23, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Friday, August 26, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
All knitters welcomed!



Monday, August 29, 2016

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong

One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!





Tuesday, August 30, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Friday, September 2, 2016

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
If you love Bridge and just can't get enough...



Thursday, September 22, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Discussion
 This month's book is Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller. described as "Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining..." Led by Abi Maxwell, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
 This month's book is Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller. described as "Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining..." Led by Abi Maxwell, copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is from France



Thursday, October 27, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is from India
 



Thursday, December 1, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Foreign Movie Night
This month's foreign movie is TBA