Nesmith Library

Windham, New Hampshire


Discovering New England Stone Walls: A New Hampshire Humanities Program

On Wednesday, August 8th at 6pm, Kevin Gardner will be here to talk about the storied history of New England stone walls. Kevin’s informal talk explores the theme of two of his books, The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls, and Stone Building: How To Make New England Style Walls and Other Structures the Old Way.

The White Mountain: Rediscovering Mount Washington's Hidden Culture

Over the course of one calendar year, journalist Dan Szczesny explored the history and mystique of New England’s tallest mountain. But Mount Washington is more than just a 6,288-foot rock pile; the mountain is the cultural soul of climbers, hikers, and tourists from around the world looking to test their mettle against some of the most extreme conditions in return for a chance to be inspired by some of the most intense natural beauty.

Paper Crafting - 3D Note Cards

Professional crafter, Pam White, will be helping us to explore our creative side as we use rubber stamps, colorful inks and pencils, and special techniques to transform plain note cards into works of art! All supplies will be provided. Pam has been an Independent Demonstrator for Stampin’ Up for the past 16 years and has taught many classes. She has also sold her creations at craft fairs, and truly loves sharing her talents with others! This free program is for Nesmith Library card holders only (ages 16 and up), and registration is required.

Painting at the ART House for Adults

This event is part of the One Book One Windham town-wide read, Wonder by R.J. Palacio, sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Windham (F.L.O.W.), and is being held at the ART House in Windham (41 Range Road). During this adult program (ages 21 and up only) at the ART House in Windham, we'll be painting precepts (words to live by) on wooden signs. 20 attendees max, and you can sign up in the library, or through the F.L.O.W.

Mason Jar Herb Garden Craft

Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to plant seeds! We will be using Mason jars to start a small herb garden. All materials will be provided, but you may want to bring a pair of gardening gloves. Registration is required and limited to 24 participants. This program is for ages 16 and up. Please call 432-7154 to register, or for more information.


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