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UPCOMING - for Adults

Poor Houses & Town Farms

Thursday September 12th from 6:30-7:30 PM

From its earliest settlements New Hampshire has struggled with issues surrounding the treatment of its poor. Steve Taylor will examine how paupers were treated in poor houses and town farms and how reformeers eventually succeeeded in closing them down. This is a joint program with the Thompson-Ames Historical Society. Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council. 

UPCOMING - for Children

Night Sky Watch

Wednesday August 28th from 6:00-9:00 PM 

Come and enjoy this fun-filled family event at the town beach. Bring your dinner. We'll bring dessert and the night sky will bring the stars. The library will also bring our telescope for all the use. All ages welcomed! Come early and have dinner. The library will serve s'mores at 7:00 PM. Telescopes will be available at 8:00 PM after sunset. Feel free to bring your own telescopes if you have them. 

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