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.
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.
Rescheduled from June 5th!
Have you ever thought about preserving or drying foods but were afraid of making your family ill with food poisoning? Join us on Monday, August 5th at 6pm when Ann Hamilton, Food Safety Field Specialist at the UNH Cooperative Extension, talks about food preservation safety. In this introductory class, Ann will cover the latest research-based methods and recipes, and share her knowledge about preserving food safely at home. She will also discuss using boiling water canners, using pressure canners, and freezing and drying food.
Join us at the Nesmith Library on Tuesday, May 21st at 6pm, as we welcome UNH Extension Field Specialist Elaina Enzien and learn about the practical tips and facts for raising egg-laying hens, or broilers, in your own backyard. This workshop is appropriate for those interested in obtaining chickens, or those who already own backyard chickens and want to learn more about their proper care.
Spring has sprung (well, almost) and we're welcoming it in by creating Spring-themed bookmarks! We'll be crafting with colorful paper cutouts of flowers, birds, and other sunny things to make our bookmarks really sing. All supplies will be provided.
This program is for ages 13 and up, free, and open to the public. Registration is required. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.
Have you ever driven past one of New Hampshire's many roadside historical markers and wondered what they were commemorating? Come find out when Michael Bruno, author of Cruising New Hampshire History: A Guide to New Hampshire's Roadside Historical Markers, joins us on Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30pm.
Have you always wanted to plant a vegetable garden, but don't know where to start, or are you an experienced gardener, but could use some advice? On Wednesday, March 27th at 6pm, come hear from an expert, Bethany Bellingham, founder of Happy Belly Gardening as she walks us through the process of getting our veggie gardens ready for the season. Bethany will cover the basics of soil preparation and planning your vegetable garden to maximize your harvests.
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