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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.

Upcoming Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will be hosting their book sale on the lawn of the Library.

Saturday, June 1
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
RAIN or SHINE

Bag sale begins at 2 p.m. – $5 bags will be supplied.

The Friends will also be collecting donations from the public ONLY through Friday, May 24.
Books may be brought to the Library in bags or boxes during business hours only. We cannot accept damaged or text books, Reader’s Digest condensed books, encyclopedias or magazines, or titles that are dusty or moldy. May 24 will be the last day donations are accepted until we resume collecting on June 3.

Friends of the Goffstown Public Library annual Book Sale flyer

 

  • Books are: sorted & categorized, all new donations, not picked over, and never scanned.
  • Volunteers for this event are always needed, please let us know if you can lend a hand by emailing friends@goffstownlibrary.com.

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Can We Talk About Race?

Courageous Community Conversations* programs are designed to help us understand racial and cultural issues, as well as provide a starting point to open up the conversation about race in Goffstown and surrounding communities. We invite you to participate in the final discussion event this month, and/or to read any of the recommended titles listed below, and join us as we grow into understanding and connection.

Courageous Community Conversations

“Repair, Restore, Heal” Community Conversation
Wednesday, 5/22 at 7 p.m. Location: Saint Anselm College in the NH Institute of Politics

This will be a guided discussion on how we will repair and prepare ourselves through local laws, institutions, and systems to become a more welcoming community.

Registration is required at http://bitly.com/CCCAD2019.

Food will be served.
Babysitting is available on request, email contact@goffstownlibrary.com.

Book cover of Color of Law by Richard Rothstein.

Suggested reading:  NH Diversity Commission’s report, their Legislative & Budgetary Recommendations, and the book Color of Law by Richard Rothstein.

 


For book lists, and more information about this series, please visit www.goffstownlibrary.com/communityconversation.


Resources

*Learn more at www.goffstownlibrary.com/communityconversation.

Courageous Community Conversations