The library will be closed on Saturday, January 29th due to the Nor'easter.  We will reopen on Monday 1/31.

Gilford Public Library


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Coming Up This Week...

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

Adults

Senior Scult: Friday, 1/28 @ 9:00am
A workout for seniors 55+.  Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult a physician before partipating in this program.
 
Bridge:  Friday, 1/28 @ 10:30am
 
Hand and Foot:  Friday, 1/28 @ 12:30am
 
Knit Wits:  Friday, 1/28 @ 1:30pm
All knitters, stitchers, and fiber workers welcome! Work on your projects with other crafters in a comfortable place. Masks required. Maximum of 10 people.
 
Advanced Conversation German:  Friday 1/28 @ 2:30pm
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. For advance conversational German Speakers.
 
Line Dancing: Friday, 1/28 @ 4pm
Close out your day with some smooth moves in this lower intermediate Line Dancing class
 
Geri-Fit:  Monday, 1/31 @ 9:00am
Are you 55+ and looking for a workout that will keep you active, all while being safe and working on fall prevention? Sign up for GeriFit. Sign-up required, must be a valid Library card holder. Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult your physician before participating in this exercise.
 
Mahjong:  Monday, 1/31 @ 12:30pm
One of the oldest board games in the world - Mahjong - depends on skill, strategy, and a certain degree of luck. Join us by calling to sign up.
 
Motivation Monday with The Yoga Loft  Monday 1/31 @ 1pm
Start your week with positivity and motivational tips from Renee Cupples, owner of the Yoga Loft every Monday in January.  Watch on our FB, YouTube, and/or website.
 
Senior Scult:  Tuesday, 2/1 @ 9:00am
A workout for seniors 55+.  Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult a physician before partipating in this program.
 
Bridge:  Tuesday, 2/1 @ 10:30am
 
Check out an Expert:  Wednesday, 2/2 @ 10am
Do you have basic questions about what to do with your computer or need help with downloading audio books or using our telescope? Check-Out-An-Expert with your library card and receive the assistance you need. Sessions are 20 minutes max if someone is waiting.
 
Chess Club for Beginners and Above:  Wednesday, 2/2 @ 1pm
Chess Club for all experience levels. We will have someone on hand to teach if you are a beginner. Bring your own board or we will have some available. At this first meeting we will discuss details for the ongoing club
 
Paint Group:  Wednesday, 2/2 @ 1pm
Join us for an informal painting session with other artists (and amateurs, too)! Bring your own supplies, gather new ideas or continue on your old projects and let your creativity flow. Held in the Storytime Room.
 
Geri-Fit:  Thursday, 2/3 @ 9:00am
Are you 55+ and looking for a workout that will keep you active, all while being safe and working on fall prevention? Sign up for GeriFit. Sign-up required, must be a valid Library card holder.Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. * Please consult your physician before participating in this program.  
 
Bingo:  Thursday, 2/3 @ 2pm
B-I-N-G-O join us the first Thursday of every month for good old fashioned Bingo. Bring your own supplies, or we will have some to share. Fun prizes to win!. *Registration required
 
French:  Thursday, 2/3 @ 4pm
Join the library's ongoing Conversational French Group in person.
 
Senior Scult: Friday, 2/4 @ 9:00am
A workout for seniors 55+.  Please bring your own 2-3 pound dumbbell, a stretch band, and water to drink during the workout. *Please consult a physician before partipating in this program.
 
Bridge:  Friday, 2/4 @ 10:30am
 
Hand and Foot:  Friday, 2/4 @ 12:30am
 
Knit Wits:  Friday, 2/4 @ 1:30pm
All knitters, stitchers, and fiber workers welcome! Work on your projects with other crafters in a comfortable place. Masks required. Maximum of 10 people.
 
Advanced Conversation German:  Friday 2/4 @ 2:30pm
If German is your second (or third) language and you would like to maintain your skill this weekly class is for you. For advance conversational German Speakers.
 
Line Dancing: Friday, 2/4 @ 4pm
Close out your day with some smooth moves in this lower intermediate Line Dancing class
 
 

Teens

Break-in-Bags:  February
Solve the clues, open the lock, and claim the loot inside! Our break-in bags are now available for students in grades 5-12. Come check one out at the front desk during the month of February!
 
After School Teen Club:  Wednesday, 2/2 @ 2:30pm
 
Check out our new Teen Discord Server

Children

Preschool Storytime:  Friday, 1/28 @ 10:30pm
Join Miss Jill in an exciting seasonal storytime session! Sign-up required*
 
Preschool Storytime:  Monday, 1/31 @ 10:30am
Stories, movement, and craft fun for your little one.  *Ages 2.5+
 
Preschool Storytime:  Tuesday, 2/1 @ 10:30am
Learning time fun with your preschoolers during storytime filled with lots of movement, stories, and songs. * Ages 2.5+
 
Groundhog Storywalk:  Wednesday, 2/2 @ 10:30am
Celebrate Groundhog's Day with a story and a little hunt to find our groundhog. The first to spot him on our trail gets a prize! Please dress warmly and no sign-up required.Meet at the Gilford Elementary School main parking lot. 
“The StoryWalk® Project was created by AnneFerguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with theKellogg-Hubbard Library.  Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned byMs. Ferguson.”   
 
Science @ the Library:  Wednesday, 2/3 @4pm
Join us in learning how to play chess in a strategic way! *Sign-up required
 
Preschool Storytime:  Friday, 2/3 @ 10:30pm
Join Miss Jill in an exciting seasonal storytime session! Sign-up required*