~ Thank you to the Friends of the Library of Windham for making so many of our programs possible! ~

Dig into Reading at the Nesmith Library for a "hole" lot of fun!

Summer Reading Program

Photos: Kick-Off Party | Drop-In Crafts | Diggin' Critters | Dig into Dance | Fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs | LEGO Fun |

Ronald McDonald | Bedtime Story | Deep Sea | Puppet/Ventriloquest | Yoga | Touch a Truck | Norman Ng Magic | Clifford |

End of Summer Reading Program Party !

Calendar of Events

The Summer Reading Program is for children of ALL ages!

Beginning July 9th, answer weekly questions correctly and get chances to win this summer's mascots: 

Clifford, T-Rex, or Woodchuck!

Thursday, June 27the 1 - 3 pm

KICK-OFF Party!    ~ PHOTOS ~

for all ages

Balloon twisting, bouncy house, crafts, snacks & raffles!  Don't miss this annual fun event to kick off the Summer Reading Program!

No Registration Required.

Toddler Story Time Classes

Toddler Time with Miss Karen

For children ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by parent or guardian.

9:30 am and 10:30 am

June 10th, June 17th, June 24th,

July 1st, July 8th (10:30 only  at Town Beach), July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th,

and August 5th

No Registration Required.

Tuesday, July 2nd 1 - 3 pm

Drop-In Craft

for all ages

Paint a 4th of July sun catcher and make a U.S.A. beaded necklace to wear during your celebrations.

No registration required.

Monday, July 8th 1 pm

Movie Matinee

for all ages (G-Rated Bug Movie)

Popcorn, candy, and beverages provided

No registration required

Tuesday, July 9th 11 am

Creature Teachers

Present

"Diggin' Critters" - PHOTOS!

for ages 5 and up

A live animal presentation!

Registration required beginning June 25.

Wednesday, July 10th 10:30 am

"I Dig Art"

by Let's Gogh Art

for ages 4 and up

Registration Required beginning June 26.

Wednesday, July 10th 1 - 3 pm

Drop-In Crafts

Recommended for children ages 4 and up but all ages may participate.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Crafts available while supplies last.

No registration required.

Thursday, July 11th 11 am

Dig Into Drawing

with Kristine Brock

for ages 6 and up

Class features watercolor painting of underground animals.

Registration required beginning June 27th.

Monday, July 15th 1 pm

Dig into Dance ~ PHOTOS

with Christine Morrison

for ages 6 and up

Performance by the Celtic Company Dancers

followed by an Irish Dance Class!

Registration required beginning July 1st

Tuesday, July 16th  6 pm

Just Dig It!

Children's Music Concert

featuring Roger Tincknell

Music for children of all ages.

Weather permitting, this concert will be held outdoors on the Library grounds.

No registration required.

Sponsored by F.L.O.W.

Wednesday, July 17th  10:30 am

Dig into Dirt!

for ages 7 and up

Paint a flower pot and plant your own seeds.

Craft supplies provided.

Registration required beginning July 3rd.

Thursday, July 18th 10 am - noon

Dig into Dinosaurs! - PHOTOS

for all ages

Fun With Science presents

"Having Fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs"

a hands-on museum program.

Touch real fossils and speak with paleontologist Paulette Morin.

Over 100 fossil specimens for children to examine!

Additional activities also included in this amazing Dinosaur Day!

No registration required.

Sponsored by F.L.O.W.

Monday, July 22nd 1 - 3 pm

LEGO Party!!  ~  PHOTOS

Build it from the ground up!

For all ages

Snacks and Raffles provided

Drop in and/or stay

No registration required.

Tuesday, July 23rd  10:30 am

Ronald McDonald's

Dig in, Read, and Succeed Show! ~ PHOTOS

For ages 3 and up.

A Great Photo Opportunity!

Registration required beginning July 9th

Wednesday, July 24th 1 - 3 pm

Drop-In Craft

Recommended for children ages 4 and up but all ages may participate.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Crafts available while supplies last.

No registration required.

Wednesday, July 24th 6:30 pm

Dig the Dark! ~ PHOTOS

Bedtime Story Hour

for ages 4 and up.

Parents do not stay with children in story hour but do need to remain in the library.

Registration required beginning July 10th.

Thursday, July 25th 10:30 am

"Dig into the Deep Sea" ~ PHOTOS

Presented by the

Children's Museum of New Hampshire

for ages 4 - 10

Registration required beginning July 10th

Sponsored by F.L.O.W.

Monday, July 29th 5:30 pm

Pizza & Movie Night

for ages 8 and up (or entering 3rd grade)

Arrival time & pizza:  5:30 pm

Movie Show Time :  6 pm

Will America's favorite kid dig his way out of the doghouse in this PG-Rated movie?

Registration required beginning July 15th.

Tuesday, July 30th  10:30 am

Terri, Screech and Friends!  ~ PHOTOS

Puppet & Ventriloquist Show

for ages 3 and up.

Registration required beginning July 16th.

Tuesday, July 30th 1 - 3 pm

Drop-In Crafts

Recommended for children ages 4 and up but all ages may participate.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Crafts available while supplies last.

No registration required.

Wednesday, July 31st  11 am and 1 pm

Down Diggity Dog: Yoga for Kids ~ PHOTOS

with Heather Petro:

11 am Walk Like the Animals for ages 5 and up

1 pm : The Light in Me for ages 8 and up

Registration Required beginning July 17th

Thursday, August 1st  10 am - noon

I Dig Big Machines! ~ PHOTOS

Touch-A-Truck Day

for all ages

No registration required.

Tuesday, August 6th 10 am - noon

Drop-In Crafts

Recommended for children ages 4 and up but all ages may participate.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Crafts available while supplies last.

No registration required.

Wednesday, August 7th  10:30 am

Norman Ng Magic Experience ~ PHOTOS

for ages 5 and up

Registration required beginning July 24th

Thursday, August 8th  10:30 am

Unique Peek into Books presents

Clifford the Big Red Dog ~ PHOTOS

for ages 3 and up

Meet and greet our favorite storybook dog!

Registration required beginning July 25th.

Monday, August 12th

LAST DAY TO RECORD BOOKS
AND
FILL OUT RAFFLE TICKETS!

Tuesday, August 13th  6 pm

End of Summer Reading Program Party! - PHOTOS

Featuring

Ben Rudnick and Friends!

Grand Prize Raffles will be drawn for all reading levels.

Weather permitting, this ALL AGES event will be held outside on the Library grounds.

After the performance, everyone is invited to make Ice Cream Sundaes!

Compliments of F.L.O.W.

No registration required.

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updated 08/14/13