Photo Contest: " Year in Durham"
The Durham Public Library is hosting a photography contest. $300 cash prize for the winner! For more information, Click Here.
HeritageQuest Online & Ancestry.com
Research your family history using HeritageQuest Online and Ancestry.com. For more information, Click here.
Durham Public Library Board of Trustees
Minutes and Agendas
Foster's Daily Democrat
Town of Durham Website
Salem Health Medical Guide
Jungle Jim Superhero Training Summer Reading Finale Celebration! Held in the Oyster River Room at DPL.
Friday, July 31st at 10:30 am
All ages Finale Celebration with talented performer and giant balloonist, Jungle Jim and his Superhero Training! Join us in celebrating your summer reading accomplishments. Jungle Jim’s show is highly interactive and fun. He will create giant balloon creations and have kids participate in his Superhero Training. This show is tremendous fun. A special thank-you to the Friends of the Durham Public Library for all their support. Prize books, reading certificates, and Bagel Works Prize will be handed out. Cake will also be served. A big thank-you to the The Bagel Works, The Sea Dogs, Dunkin Donuts, Moe’s of Durham, The Candy Bar, Fro-Zone, Hayden Sports, Young’s Restaurant, Jet Pack Comics, Taquomano, Franz’s Food, The Makery, Durham House of Pizza, Youngs Restaurant, Water Country, Canobie Lake Park and other local businesses for their prize donations.
Young Adult Superhero Movie Night! This week: Ironman!
Thursday, July 30th 6:00 pm
Join us for a fun Young Adult Superhero Movie Night!
This week: Ironman!
Popcorn is served, door prizes and
all are welcome!
Baby-sitting Course with McGregor EMS
Sat. Aug. 1st 10:30 am-3:00 pm
|This course is designed to certify kids ages 11 & up. Cost is $35. To register, visit cprsafe.org or call 603-862-3674|
Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program!
Congratulations summer readers we read 106,410 minutes together!
|Congratulations summer readers. We had so much fun during our 5 week summer reading program. 350 Children ages 2-12 years signed up and we read approximately 106,410 minutes together. Way to go! Keep reading. All of our fall programs will start the week of Sept. 7th - Storytimes, Book Groups, Lego Club, Tales for tails, Patch Club, Lego Club, Knitting Club, Family Movies, crafternoon, Baby Lap-sit, Home-schooler's group, YA writing group, Game Mondays and much more.Check out our calendar soon for details.|
Weekly Hero Trivia Question for Kid's Summer Reading Program
Week 5: July 27- July 31
Answer the trivia question and e-mail your answer to Lisa Kleinmann (email@example.com) or stop by the library to answer using one of our computers. Each question has a web site to help you find the answer. Then, visit the Children's/YA Dept. to claim a weekly prize for correct answers.
Question: Name three ways you can be a hero by taking care of our planet earth?
(Optional) Bonus Question: What happened to Donn Fendler to make him a hero at 12 years old?
Hint: Find the book by Donn Fendler
Winner Announced $25 Gift Card to Mixteca
Thank you to MIxteca for donating a $25 dining gift card to the Adult Hero Trivia Puzzle. Congratulations to the winner Katie Ellis! Congratulations to Kevin Healey winner of the Comic Book!
New exhibit in the gallery on the 2nd floor:
2015 NH Art Institute Interns: Emily Webber, Mckensie Davidson and Danielle Antico. Check out the works of youg talented artists during month of July.
Guessing Jar for Kid's Summer Reading Program
Take a guess!
Visit the Children's/YA Dept. to make a guess at the quantity of items in the guessing jar. Winner with the closest guess (without going over) wins the contents of the jar!
New jars will be available every week throughout Summer Reading, June 29 - July 31
Superhero Training for Kid's Summer Reading Program
Week 5: Make a "Yarn Spiderweb"!
|It's Superhero Training time! Come to the Children's/YA section for a superhero training exercise. This week's exercise uses your superhero power to make a yarn spiderweb in the Children's/YA Department.|
Will break for August and start up in September
Writers Meet Up- Some published, some writing, others just starting out. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays, monthly. 6-8 pm. Next meeting Thursday, September 3 @ 6 pm. Contact Mary Ellen Humphrey firstname.lastname@example.org
DPL Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Wednesday August 5th 6:45 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend.
Annual Appeal Great Success!
$32,000 was raised!
CPR & AED Class McGregor Memorial EMS
Tuesday August 11th 6:00 pm
Offered by McGregor Memorial EMS: CPR & AED (defibrillator) for adult, child and infant. The AHA, American Heart Association Heartsaver AED Course. Visit cprsafe.org for information and to register.
Oyster River Knitters
Tuesday August 4th 7-9 pm
Oyster River Knitters
First Aid Class McGregor Memorial EMS
Tuesday August 4th 6:00-8:00 pm
AHA Heartsaver First Aid Class offered by McGregor Memorial EMS. Heartsaver First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical servics (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. Fee $20. Register with http://cprsafe.org
Contact Sean Madden email@example.com or 862-3674