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   Thursday, July 24, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Better to See You! (Preschool - Grade 4)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Tracey   524-6042
tracey@gilfordlibrary.org
Come make your very own binoculars. You'll see the world around you with a whole new set of eyes! Sign up in the Children's Room.


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Discussion
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty    524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
When We Were the Kennedys by Monica Wood is this month's book. Set in Mexico, Maine in 1963, this is the story of a close knit Catholic family and how they deal with the sudden loss of their father and find the strength to move on. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. The discussion will be led by Rhetta Colon. Bring your lunch and we'll provide dessert.


1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
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
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
This class is full.


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Crafter's Corner
Event Location: Back corner of GPL
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
Needle arts coordinator Dawn Lemay will facilitate all interested crafters who love knitting, crocheting, and other needlework projects. Bring your latest design and work in a relaxed corner of the library.


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty    524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
When We Were the Kennedys by Monica Wood is this month's book. Set in Mexico, Maine in 1963, this is the story of a close knit Catholic family and how they deal with the sudden loss of their father and find the strength to move on. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. The discussion will be led by Rhetta Colon. Refreshments will be served.


   Friday, July 25, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
Do you love playing bridge and just can't get enough? Come play social bridge at the library.


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
Event Location: Reading Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill, this weekly class is for you. This group is full.


   Monday, July 28, 2014
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahjong
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us!


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SPARK A REACTION! Teen Writing Camp (Grades 9-12)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Abi   524-6042
abi@gilfordlibrary.org
Want to be a writer? You can! Join the Gilford Public Library's writing camp to get inspired, meet other writers, and write stories. Sign up is required. A $20 deposit will hold your place.


   Tuesday, July 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
FIZZ BOOM! Move to the Music (Birth - Age 8 Years)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Tracey   524-6042
tracey@gilfordlibrary.org
Back by popular demand, it's Music with Mar! We'll have a FIZZ  BOOM  good time!


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SPARK A REACTION! Teen Writing Camp (Grades 9-12)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Abi   524-6042
abi@gilfordlibrary.org
Want to be a writer? You can! Join the Gilford Public Library's writing camp to get inspired, meet other writers, and write stories. Sign up is required. A $20 deposit will hold your place.


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Destination: The John Muir Trail
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
In her senior year of high school, Danielle Tidd asked for an unusual graduation gift. She wanted to hike the 211 mile John Muir trail that passes through some of the finest mountain scenery in the United States. Share this 2013 adventure with Danielle, her parents Bill and Melanie, and her brother Michael.


   Wednesday, July 30, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Line Dancing for Beginners
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
Kick start your day with Bonnie Deutch and perfect some smooth moves for all interested in learning how to line dance. Sign up with your library card.


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Check-Out-An-Expert!
Event Location: Computer Area
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
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' and receive the assistance you need! You must have a Gilford Library card. 20 Minutes max if someone is waiting.


10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
The Wonder of Science (Preschool - Grade 4)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Tracey   524-6042
tracey@gilfordlibrary.org
Each week come join us in our science lab to create amazing wonders. This week we'll create Dancing Ooblecks. Sign up in the Children's Room.


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SPARK A REACTION! Teen Writing Camp (Grades 9-12)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Abi   524-6042
abi@gilfordlibrary.org
Want to be a writer? You can! Join the Gilford Public Library's writing camp to get inspired, meet other writers, and write stories. Sign up is required. A $20 deposit will hold your place.


   Thursday, July 31, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Author Visit Alert: Welcome, Cheryl Bloser! (Preschool - Grade 3)
Event Location: Storytime Room
Contact: Tracey   524-6042
tracey@gilfordlibrary.org
Ever heard of a mouse with muddy feet who meets a big, green frog? Come meet the creator of one such animal and hear the stories as well!


1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Painting at the Library
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
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
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
This class is full.


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SPARK A REACTION! Teen Writing Camp (Grades 9-12)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Abi   524-6042
abi@gilfordlibrary.org
Want to be a writer? You can! Join the Gilford Public Library's writing camp to get inspired, meet other writers, and write stories. Sign up is required. A $20 deposit will hold your place.


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Crafter's Corner
Event Location: Back corner of GPL
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
Needle arts coordinator Dawn Lemay will facilitate all interested crafters who love knitting, crocheting, and other needlework projects. Bring your latest design and work in a relaxed corner of the library.


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sourdough Bread Class with Jake Maxwell
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
Baker Jake Maxwell will teach a small class on the techniques involved in making sour dough bread. You will leave with your own 'starter'. Sign up at the Circulation Desk.


   Friday, August 01, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Social Bridge
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
Do you love playing bridge and just can't get enough? Come play social bridge at the library.


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Knit Wits
Event Location: Reading Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
All knitters welcomed!


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Conversational German Class
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Betty   524-6042
library@gilfordlibrary.org
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill, this weekly class is for you. This group is full.


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SPARK A REACTION! Teen Writing Camp (Grades 9-12)
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Abi   524-6042
abi@gilfordlibrary.org
Want to be a writer? You can! Join the Gilford Public Library's writing camp to get inspired, meet other writers, and write stories. Sign up is required. A $20 deposit will hold your place.