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        Library Hours
            Monday 12-8
           Tuesday 10-8
          Wednesday 10-8
           Thursday 10-8
              Friday 10-5
            Saturday 10-2

 Aug. 28 - Sept. 2, 2017

solar panel monitor
solar panel monitor


Music on the Library Lawn  Performances on
You Tube!                               
Click here to view some of our Music on the Library Lawn performances.  These performances are also available on DCAT Channel 22 and are generously sponsored by The Friends of the Durham Public Library.

HeritageQuest Online & Ancestry.com
Research your family history using HeritageQuest Online and Ancestry.com. For more information, Click here.

Foster's Daily Democrat
Foster's Online
Town of Durham Website
Town of Durham website
Salem Health Medical Guide
Salem Health
New York Times Bestsellers

This Week in History

Britannica NH Downloadable Books Genealogy and Local History

Children's and Young Adult Fall Programming
Registration for Fall programs begins Monday August 21
For information on fall programming, see the September Children's and YA Calendar. You can also stop at the Childrens Desk or call 590-1124.  In the meantime, check out our  August Literacy Calendar  for fun things to do at the library this month!

CPR & AED Class with McGregor Memorial EMS
Monday August 21, 6-8 pm
Preregistration required. Contact Sean Madden 603-862-3674. For cost and registration information visit http://cprsafe.org

First Aid Class with McGregor Memorial EMS
Tuesday August 22, 6-8 pm
Preregistration required.  Contact: Sean Madden, 603-862-3674. For cost and registration information visit http://cprsafe.org

Oyster River Knitters
Tuesday September 5, 7-9 pm
Join in for a couple hours of knitting relaxation and conversation.  This is a great time to pick up that knitting project you’ve wanted to finish. There's no need to pre-register; just show up. New participants of all skill levels are welcome!  Contact: Janet, 868-1142, jadoty@comcast.net

Coming Soon: Amy Daskal Art Show and Reception
Wednesday September 6, 6:30-7:30 pm
Amy Daskal, known to many of you as one of the proprietors of Blue Bell Greenhouse in Lee, is also a talented and prolific painter.  Amy’s work will be on view in our gallery through the month of September.  Join us for an opening reception Wednesday September 6, 6:30-7:30 pm.  Light refreshments will be served.

DPL Friends' Meeting
Wednesday September 6, 1-3 pm
The Friends of the Library meet the first Wednesday of every month.  All are welcome to attend.  Come for social time from 1-1:30, followed by a business meeting.  Held in the Oyster River Community Room, 2nd floor. 

Author talk by Benjamin Ludwig
Wednesday September 13, 6:30-7:30
Author Benjamin Ludwig discusses his debut novel, Ginny Moon, named as a Summer 2017 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Book.  A life-long teacher of English and writing, Ludwig lives in NH with his family.  Shortly after he and his wife married they became foster parents and adopted a teenager with autism.  Ginny Moon was inspired in part by this experience and by his conversations with other parents at Special Olympics basketball practices.  Come listen to Ludwig read from and talk about his book, called “a heartwarming and unforgettable page-turner" by Booklist.


The Friends of the Durham Public Library's Adult Summer Read
"The Mill on the Floss" (1864) by George Eliot
All are welcome and copies to keep for the summer are available at the Library desk. The discussion, facilitated by Jennifer Lee, will be in late September, date to be announced soon.

Technology help
By appointment
Are you needing assistance using computers, e-readers, iPads or want to learn to use a Word, Excel or Photoshop? The library offers help. Call us to schedule an appointment. 868-6699 or email  durhampl@gmail.com