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Library Hours:

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday : 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday (September - June): 9am - 2pm
 
For seasonal and holiday closings, please see our online calendar.

Summer Fun Continues

Mark your calendars and help Build a Better World with the Library.

Personal Care Item Drive – through August 31
When you drop off needed items at the Library, we’ll deliver them to the Goffstown Network Food Pantry. The list: soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste/mouthwash/dental floss, toothbrushes, razors for women and men, shaving cream, moisturizers, feminine hygiene products, diapers, and baby wipes.


Japanese Taiko Drumming – Tuesday, 7/18 at 6:30 p.m.
Demonstration by Hokuto Taiko Dojo. Experience the ancient art form of Japanese drumming. Location: Library lawn, please bring a chair or a blanket. RAIN DATE: 7/20.

Summer Sky Watch with NH Astronomical Society – Wednesday, 7/19 at 8:30 p.m.
RAIN DATE: 8/16. Location: Goffstown Village Water Precinct Field on Rt. 114

Summer Fun at the Library for Teens, Adults, and Kids Build Awareness with participation, awareness and observation

KIDS

Simple STEAM projects every Monday, at 10 a.m. through 8/21.
Kids entering kindergarten & up can drop in and try their hand at the simple STEAM project of the week. ✵ STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

Kid’s Movie Matinee Mondays at 2 p.m. through 8/21
For kids entering grades 1-5, join us for a movie and popcorn. See the calendar.

Summer Fun continues with Summer Movie Matinees for Kids

TEENS

Book Talk – Friday, 7/21 at 3 p.m.
For teens entering grades 6 – 12. Don’t know what to pick up for summer reading? Have suggestions for others? Come by and talk about your favorite books. Registration is appreciated.

Fandom Frenzy: Guardians of the Galaxy – Wednesday, 7/26 at 5:30 p.m.
For teens ages 13 – 18. Watch your favorite anti-heroes in space save the galaxy! Runtime: 121 minutes; Rated PG-13. © Marvel Studios. Registration is appreciated.

After-Hours Gaming: Smash Bros. – Thursday, 7/27 at 5 – 7 p.m.
For Goffstown Public Library cardholder teens ages 13 – 18. Come by and play Smash Bros featuring all of your characters from Nintendo. Registration required by 7/25.

Summer Fun Continues with Books at the Beach for Adults

ADULTS

The Quest for Happiness – Tuesday, 7/25 at 6:30 p.m.
In this illustrated talk, NH Humanities presenter Maria Sanders explores how ideas of happiness have changed in Western civilization through the ages, while comparing and contrasting major concepts of well-being throughout the world. Registration is requested.

Books at the Beach – Thursday, 7/27 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Bring a bag lunch, sunscreen, beach chair, and your current reading selection. Weather permitting. Location: Glen Lake Beach.

Build a Better World and have Summer Fun at the Library

 

Build a Better World

2017 Summer Reading Programs
Kids | Teens | Adults

Let’s Get Personal
Personal Care Item Drive

When you drop off needed items at the Library, we’ll deliver them to the Goffstown Network Food Pantry.

The list: soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste/mouthwash/dental floss, toothbrushes, razors for women and men, shaving cream, moisturizers, feminine hygiene products, diapers, and baby wipes.

2017 Build a Better World with a Personal Care item donation

Off-site events during Goffstown Village Rebuild Project and 2017 Summer Reading Program at the Goffstown Public Library

  • Many summer events are planned to be off-site during Main Street construction.
  • When you request materials through the online catalog, you’ll have an option to request pick-up on Tuesdays in July & August between 12 – 12:30 p.m. at Hannaford Supermarket, 605 Mast Road. For this option, please type “Hannaford” where indicated when requesting online.
  • Attending an off-site event and have items waiting for you at the Library? Give us a call, and we’ll save you a trip by bringing them along.
  • For more information about the Goffstown Village Rebuild Project, please visit goffstown.com.

Build a Better World 2017 Summer Reading Program at the Goffstown Public Library