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Adult Events

Wednesday, July 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Speaker John Bunker will provide an overview of his ten most important 'lessons learned' for visiting our National Parks.  He will focus on logistics and lodging, safety, and time management recommendations.  John's presentation will include... Read More
Wednesday, July 31
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn more, especially for prospective and new(er) homeschoolers. Participants will... Read More
Thursday, August 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Looking for a fun craft project this summer?  These beautiful wall hangings will add a handmade touch to any home.  We will have an array of yarn, lace, ribbon, and fabric on hand to make these unique to each maker.   Registration is required.  
Friday, August 02
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Saturday, August 10
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends of the Library summer book sale! 
Wednesday, August 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Wednesday, August 14
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Gulls were once described by a medieval Welsh poet as “immaculate loveliness,” but closer to home they are often derided as “dumpster ducks.” No matter where you stand on the subject, there is no arguing that against a leaden gray sky, few sights... Read More
Wednesday, August 21
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Open World Explorers returns with a program on hawks!
Wednesday, August 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Monday, September 02
8:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Friday, September 06
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Wednesday, September 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Wednesday, September 18
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with "trying to have it all" or been frustrated by not being able to achieve "perfection?" Join us as Valerie Roman discusses her new book, Hat Trick: The Essential Playbook for Career, Family, and Personal... Read More
Wednesday, September 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Monday, September 23
6:30pm - 8:05pm
College Admissions expert Nancy Steenson returns with a presentation for high school students and parents.   Topics to be covered: *Merit scholarships vs. Financial Aid *How important are extracurriculars? Do I need to be well-rounded? *Writing... Read More
Wednesday, September 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Husband and wife team share their 40 years of travel adventures to all of the US National Parks. 
Wednesday, October 02
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Most people have heard of the famous Loch Ness Monster of Scotland, but did you know that Vermont's Lake Champlain has legend of a monster that was well known worldwide decades before Nessie hit the headlines? Learn more about "Champ" of Lake... Read More
Friday, October 04
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Wednesday, October 09
6:00pm - 8:15pm
Learn the basics of selling your stuff on eBay!
Wednesday, October 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Saturday, October 12
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Monday, October 14
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Wednesday, October 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Thursday, October 17
9:00am - 12:00pm
GMILCS Executive Board
Thursday, October 17
12:00pm - 4:00pm
GMILCS Board Meeting
Friday, November 01
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Saturday, November 09
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends Book Sale in the Book Sale Room
Monday, November 11
9:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Wednesday, November 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learn about the art and making of traditional Russian nesting dolls!  A NH Humanities program. 
Wednesday, November 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More

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