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.
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!
Grab your friends and form a team to test your knowledge! Pizza will be served and the Adult Summer Reading raffles will be drawn! Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Windham Library (F.L.O.W.)!
Rain Date for Skywatch. See August 6th for full details.
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
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 www.yourforeverdiet.com
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.
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.
There is never a shortage of good ideas at Fidelity. To help cultivate these ideas, create a stimulating work environment, and expose employees to original works of art, Edward C. Johnson III took the innovative step in 1980 of hiring an in-house curator to manage and enlarge a burgeoning art collection. For close to forty years, the collection has grown to keep in step with the expansion of Fidelity's services, locations, personnel, and customers.
Kitri and Leslie from Ways of Color are back with another fantastic stained glass craft! We'll be making tile trivets, and because of the hands-on grout application, be sure to wear your grubby clothes and shoes.
This always popular program is limited to 25 participants and registration is required. Nesmith Library card holders ages 16 and up only. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.
Join us on Tuesday, June 25th as we learn about New England Lighthouses and the People Who Kept Them. Due to automation, traditional lighthouse keeping is a way of life that has faded into the past. Come hear the history of these lighthouses and the stories of their keepers and their families.