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Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday (September - June): 9am - 2pm
 
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The Summer Experience

Get ready for out of this world fun with a variety of space-themed programs for all ages. We have an exciting lineup of events, including a concert series with our friends at the Parks & Recreation Department, arts & crafts, “Adulting 101” workshops for the teens, a Roving Book Club, games, food, and much more!

This summer is NASA’s 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic moon landing and the Library is all about outer space! The calendar will be full of events, competitions, and prizes.

To register for individual events, classes, and programs – please visit goffstownlibrary.com/calendar.

A Universe of Stories Summer Experience at the Goffstown Public Library

Calendar Highlights

Details and more at goffstownlibrary.com/calendar.

NASA Live Webcast – Monday, July 15 at 3:45pm. Celebrate NASA’s 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic moon landing.

Clutter Control – Tuesday, July 16 at 6:30pm. A professional organizer will lead a workshop designed to put you in control of your personal space.

Library Open House – Saturday, July 20 at 11am – 1pm. Get a sneak peek behind the scenes during Goffstown Main Street Program’s Old Home Day, take a tour of our historic building, and “Ask a Trustee Anything”. Adults can stop by to create some “Bad Art” and we’ll have a special story time and craft for the kids at 11:30am.

Concerts in the Park – Pack a picnic, bring a blanket/chair and enjoy a family-friendly concert. Brought to you by the Goffstown Public Library and the Parks and Recreation Department.

  • 7/25 Briggs Benny and the Red Threads – 6pm @ Barnard Park
  • 8/8 Judy Pancoast – 6pm @ Roy Park
  • 8/15 The Quickfire Band – 6pm @ Barnard Park

Galileo Galilei, the Starry Messenger – Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30pm. Galileo (Michael Francis, dressed in 17th-century costume) will present a public lecture on his most recent discoveries made using his newly-devised spyglass in this dramatic, fun-filled exhibition. Galileo will answer questions about his experiments, his life, and his times. Experience firsthand the science that rocked the western world! Made possible by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities.

Roving Book Clubs – We’re taking our book clubs on the road! We’ll meet at a different, popular Goffstown location each month to discuss out-of-this-world fiction and nonfiction. Contact the Library to reserve your copy today.

Summer Sky Watch – Thursday, July 18 at 8:30pm at the Goffstown Water Precinct Field on Rt. 114 with the NH Astronomical Society. RAIN DATE is 8/14 – same time & location.

 

Details and more at goffstownlibrary.com/calendar.

Explore “A Universe of Stories

 

 Explore “A Universe of Stories” this summer at the Library.

Fourth of July

✩ The Library will be closed for Independence Day – Thursday, July 4. ✩

✩ Friday, July 5 we will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ✩

Summer hours begin this weekend –
the Library will now be closed on Saturdays until September 7.

We hope you have a safe and happy holiday!

    • Goffstown Fireworks Ordinance permits fireworks July 1st through July 7th, from 5pm until 10pm. If you plan to use fireworks in Goffstown, please familiarize yourself with the ordinance to avoid any issues.


Even when the Library is closed, you have 24/7 access to many features. Borrowing e-books, watching streaming movies, or reading the news are just some of what’s available. Enjoy all that your Goffstown Public Library card has to offer, read more at: http://www.goffstownlibrary.com/247-library.

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