Nesmith Library

Windham, New Hampshire


Hidden History of the New Hampshire Seacoast

Join us on Wednesday, September 25th at 6:30pm as Terry Nelson shares true stories from his book, Hidden History of the New Hampshire Seacoast. "The New Hampshire Seacoast has a wealth of overlooked history. Some remnants are hidden in plain sight, and others are just plain hidden. Meet the minister and early religious founder who was involved in an armed confrontation in Dover with another preacher in 1640. Find out how a onetime high school assistant principal in Rochester became a world-famous business leader and ended up meeting President Grover Cleveland.

Professional Organizational Workshop

Feeling overwhelmed by clutter? Wondering how to pare down and streamline, but not sure where to begin? Join us on Tuesday, September 17th at 6:00pm as Carol Martin-Ward, Certified Professional Organizer and owner of Practical Organizing Solutions, helps us declutter and sort our stuff. Carol will talk about establishing goals, formulating a plan, and suggest the best methods and tools to get the job done.

As a bonus for attending, Carol will raffle off one free hour of her organizing services!

Fall Glitter Garland Craft!

Get ready for autumn by creating a beautiful garland with leaves and glitter! All supplies will be provided, and be sure to wear your grubby clothes because, well, glitter. Ages 16 and up, and registration is required. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.

Nesmith Library Book Group

We are starting our very own book group! The first meeting of the Nesmith Library Book Group will be Wednesday, October 9th at 6:30pm. We’ll meet every month, on the second Wednesday of the month, at 6:30pm for about an hour. Books will be available about a month before we meet, so our first book, Burial Rites by Hannah Kent, will be ready for pickup on September 9th. They will be located on our “holds shelf." Look for the “Nesmith Library Book Group” section, pick one up, and bring it to the front desk to be checked out.

Adult Summer Reading Program Begins!

Starting June 3rd, the Adult Summer Reading Program is on! For every adult book read or adult audiobook listened to (library materials only, please) and for every adult program attended, you will earn a raffle ticket to for a chance to win one of 3 fabulous prizes! You must be a Nesmith card holder to participate, and registration is required. Stop by the Circulation Desk to sign up and to pick up a brochure with all of our wonderful summer programming!

New Hampshire Astronomical Society Skywatch - RESCHEDULED!

Due to forecasted cloud cover, we will be holding this event on our rain date, Thursday, August 8th at 7:30pm!

Join us as the New Hampshire Astronomical Society brings the secrets of the night sky to us! We will begin inside with a short program on the stars and then we'll move outside to observe the night sky. You may want to bring bug spray and a folding chair.

General Rules for public skywatches

Fueling for a Busy Day: Advice from a Nutritionist

Licensed Registered Dietitian, Noreen Gallo of Your Forever Nutrition Counseling, will be here with basic nutrition facts and tips for fueling the body for a busy work or school day. Think quick and healthy snacks and lunches!

To learn more about Noreen and her services, check out her website at

This program is for ages 10 and up, and registration is required. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.

New Hampshire on High: Historic and Unusual Weathervanes of the Granite State

Historian and author, Glenn Knoblock offers a fun and engaging look at the historic and unusual weathervanes found on New Hampshire's churches, town halls, and other public buildings from the earliest times to the present. His presentation “New Hampshire on High: Historic and Unusual Weathervanes of the Granite State,” explores the history, practical usage, symbolism, and manufacturing of these beautiful weathervanes.


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