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Fall Storytimes Start Tues. Sept. 2nd & Thurs. Sept. 4th , 10:30 a.m.
This week: Dogs!

Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, feltboard and a craft.  All are welcome!

Sept. 11th, Thurs., 6:00 p.m. Movie UNITED 93
Page to Screen - Movies Based On Books


Movie UNITED 93 Rated R    Running Time 1 Hr. 51 Mins. 

Book Among the Heroes by Jere Longman. Copies available at the circulation desk. Pick up your copy today to read before watching the movie. Audience: Adults   Adult Program Series, Contact  Armida Geiger

Children's and Young Adult Fall Programming Begins this Month!
Family Storytimes, Lego Club, Family Movies, Homeschoolers, Game Afternoon, Book Clubs, Patch Club, Writing Group, Crafternoon, PJ Storytime, Tales for Tails and More!
Join us for all of our fun Fall Children's and Young Adult Programming!  Check out our calendar for details.  All are welcome!

Sept. 18th, Thurs., 4:00 p.m. Nancie Atwell
Literacy educator & author of In The Middle
A Lifetime of Learning About Writing, Reading, and Adolescents

Atwell has long advocated a reading and writing workshop approach in her classroom, promoting students' independence through choice, genre studies, and one-to-one reading and writing conferences. In The Middle has transformed language arts pedagogy.
This event is sponsored by the Class of 1954 Academic Enrichment Fund, Center for the Humanities & UNH English Department. Information contact Laura Smith at or Armida Geiger at 

Sept. 20th, Sat., 2:00 p.m. FAMILY MOVIE


Sept. 20th, Sat., 10:30 a.m. FAMILY STORYTIME
"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie..."   All about Laura Numeroff!

Sept. 23rd, Tues., 7:00-8:30 p.m. “Spies in Time”
Lecture with Douglas Wheeler
"The P.C. is Mightier Than The Sword: Three Leakers of State Secrets in Historical Perspective." 

Presenter Douglas Wheeler, Professor of History Emeritus, UNH.
Contact Armida Geiger

Sept. 25th, Thurs., 5:30-7:00 p.m. UNH WOODSMAN

Come and enjoy watching a demonstration by the UNH Woodsman as they put their skills to work. Held in the parking lot. Contact Armida Geiger

Friends' Book Discussion Sept 23rd at 10:30am
Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley

Friends' Book Discussion - Please save the date of September 23rd, Tuesday,10:30
am and join the Friends' book discussion of Frankenstein; or, The Modern
by Mary Shelley led by Jennifer Lee. Your copy awaits you.

Sept. 9 & 16, Tues, 6-8 p.m. McGregor Memorial EMS Courses
Tuesdays- September 9th & 16th, 6 - 8 p.m.
First Aid  Sept 9th, Tues., 6-8 p.m.
CPR & AED Sept. 16th, Tues., 6-8 p.m.

McGregor First Aid

Visit  for information & to register.  Fee is $20.00 per course

Sept. 26th, Friday Film @ 2:00 p.m. SOME LIKE IT HOT

1959 starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon
The fourth Friday of the month is a classic film @ 2:00 p.m.  Come and enjoy the theater-like screen & sound system with fellow film buffs.  Movie snacks provided.  Audience: Adults  For information contact Armida Geiger

Oyster River Knitters
Tuesday September 2, 7 - 9 p.m.

Oyster River Knitters

All level of knitters and crocheters are welcome for a couple of hours of knitting and chatting.  Contact Heather Anderson ( with questions.

Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday September 3, 1:30 p.m.

The Friends of the Library hold their monthly meeting in the Heritage Room. All are welcome.

DPL Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday September 3, 6:45 p.m.

The DPL Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting in the Heritage Room. The public is welcome.