National Library Week Events for Monday 4/13/2009

Here is a sampling of events going on in New Hampshire libraries on Monday, April 13, 2009. Be sure to visit your local library and check out what's happening there!
  • The Boscawen Public Library is having a Poetry Reading/Slam session Monday April 13 at 7pm. People can bring their favorite poems to share or their own original work to be commented on.
  • Monday, April 13 at 7pm at the Concord Public Library Mysteries on Both Sides of the Pond. A book discussion with leader Professor Suzanne Brown discussing St. Alban’s Fire by Archer Mayor.
  • Monday, April 13, 6:30pm at Dover Public Library poet Mimi White will read from her new book The Last Island as part of the Dover Adult Learning Center’s “Writers Read” literary series. Monday, April 13 is the last day for students grades K-12 to submit a poem in the Dover Public Library's 7th Annual Poetry Contest.
  • On Monday, April 13 at 7pm the Merrimack Public Library will host “A Soldier’s Story” with character actress Sharon Woods portraying the mother of a Union soldier who died at the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Monday, April 13, 7 to 8:30pm in the Winchell Room at Manchester City Library Grow Your Own Food. Margaret Hagen from the UNH Cooperative Extension will cover the basics necessary to plan and start up a garden to grow food. Participants will learn to answer the questions: Where should the garden be located? How large should it be? What should be grown? How many plants do I really need? Registration required. For more information, contact Yvonne Loomis at 624-6550.
  • Kick off National Library Week on Monday, April 13th @ 11:00am with a morning social at Nichols Memorial Library (Kingston). Come chat, browse, and check out a book or two.

April 12-18, 2009 is National Library Week, a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association.

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