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HeritageQuest Online & Ancestry.com

We've added two new genealogy databases. Research your family history using HeritageQuest Online and Ancestry.com. For more information, Click here.

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         Tuesday 10-8
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Foster's Daily Democrat
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Town of Durham Website
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Salem Health Medical Guide
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New York Times Bestsellers

This Week in History

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Durham Public Library on Pinterest

DPL Book Donation Week
February 23-28, 2015

Please donate gently used books and DVDs during the last week of the month. We will find home for all of them. Donations will be sold in the library bookstore to benefit library programs. Thank you for your generosity!

Make-It-Take-It Craft! Make a "Lion Mask"!
Saturday Feb. 21st - Sat. Feb. 28th

Join us in the storytime room all week
during Oyster River School vacation week
to make a fun drop-in craft.  Since March
"comes in like a lion and out like a lamb",
we will be making a paper-plate Lion mask.
Come and create!

NHLTA's 2014 Trustee of the Year
Thursday March 5th 7-8:30 pm

Be our guest for a dessert reception and brief program to honor Doug Bencks, the 2014 New Hampshire Library Trustees Association "Trustee of the Year", recognition of Doug's service, dedication, leadership and expertise throughout the process of securing and building our new library. Please come celebrate with us as we recognize Doug for all of his contributions to the library on Thursday March 5, 7-8:30pm at the Durham Public Library. Please RSVP to dpltrusteesnh@gmail.com.

2014 IRS Tax Forms

Looking for tax forms? You can print them from the IRS.gov website in the library or copy them from our IRS forms folder. Please ask at the front desk if you need help printing or copying the forms. 
You can also order many of the tax forms and publications you need to complete your 2014 tax return through the IRS website or by calling 1-800-829-3676 to get the forms delivered via U.S. mail, allow 7-15 days to ship.

An Art Student's Vision of Italy
Gallery upstairs

Please visit the new exhibit in the gallery upstairs: Shannon Malley, An Art Student's Vision of Italy. Shannon graduated from UNH in 2011 with degree in Studio Art. She painted landscapes of Italian countryside and villages on her trip in 2010, when visiting Italy in the summer. All her paintings were made on locations, capturing the broad countrysides in natural beauty or streets and parks in different parts of the day. Come to see Shannon's memories of Ascoli Piceno, Italy. 

Writer's Response
Thursday March 5th 6 pm
Writer's Response…a forum to share passion for writing. Some published, some in the middle of writing, others just starting out. What unifies the Writer's Response is a passion for writing, feeding on each other's enthusiasm, energy and ideas. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays, monthly. 6-8 pm.. Questions? Contact Armida Geiger ageiger@ci.durham.nh.us

McGregor Memorial EMS First Aid Course
Tuesday March 10th 6 pm
Heartsaver First Aid Course
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. 
Visit https://cprsafe.org  for information and to register. 
Fee is $20.00 

Acoustic Open Mic
Wednesday March 11th 6:30-8 pm
Come to listen, come to perform. The hootmeisters are Peg Chaffee and Cheryl Sager of "Nice and Naughty" fame. Food, drink and live music. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Durham Public Library.

Celebrate Ireland on St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday March 17th 6:30 pm
Fun filled evening "Ireland Style". Begins with live music by Ti Crossman, and enjoy authentic Irish treats as you Journey to Ireland with Michael Behrendt, your tour guide! Michael's presentation begins at 7 pm. He will discuss the history, culture and architecture of Ireland, including Northern Ireland. 

Oh the "Luck of the Irish" DPL is lucky to have a great local musician, quality bakers and a tour guide traveler!
Armida Geiger ageiger@ci.durham.nh.us

Vertical Gardening presented at Durham Garden Club
Tuesday March 24th 6:30 pm

Geting a Fresh Perspective with Vertical Gardening All are welcome to come and listen to speaker Jill Crosbie of Salmon Falls Nursery an learn about many aspects of vertical gardening, slides, varying designs, plant choices, and construction.

NH Moose Mystery: Cowboys, Vampires and Ghost Moose!
Thursday March 26th 7pm
Presented by UNH Professor Peter Pekins
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment

Friends Book Discussion
Tuesday March 31, 10:30-12:30PM

Please join Jennifer Lee in the Community Room as she facilitates the Friends' book discussion of Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Your copy awaits you. Contact: Luci Gardner   868-2390   lucigardner@comcast.net

Board Games/Chess for Kids (10 and up)! This week: Ticket to Ride!
Monday March 2nd, 2:45 p.m.
Join us for this week's game:
Ticket to Ride!