Friday, April 22, 2016

April Vacation Week

  The Dover Public Library is your
source for free entertainment
during April vacation week, April 23 - 30!

Saturday Matinee: Norm of the North, rated PG.  Saturday, April 23 at 2pm.
Dover Public Library Lecture Hall

This animated comedy is great for the whole family!  When a real estate development invades his Arctic home, Norm and his three lemming friends head to New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of the corporation in an attempt to bring it down from the inside and protect his homeland.

Fairy and Gnome Houses: Monday, April 25 from 2pm to 4pm
Dover Public Library Front Lawn

We will build houses for our woodland friends!  Weather permitting we will make our creations outside on the front lawn of the Library.  Using all natural materials, we will create one-of-a-kind dwellings for these magical creatures.  Don’t worry, if the weather doesn’t cooperate, we will build an indoor version.  Bring your creativity and any natural materials you would like.

Dover Shockwave Robotics Team: Tuesday, April 26 at 10am
Join us on Tuesday, April 26 at 10am to learn about the Dover Shockwave Robotics Team!  Find out how the team was started, how the members became involved and meet their robot.

Star Wars Marathon: Wednesday, April 27 from 1 to 8:30
Dover Public Library Lecture Hall

Don’t miss round 2 of our Stars Wars Marathon!  The Phantam Menace will be shown at 1pm, Attack of the Clones at 3:30, and Revenge of the Sith at 6pm.  Popcorn and refreshments will be served.

Mystic Drumz:  The Legend of Marshmallow Island: Thursday, April 28 at 2pm
Library Lecture Hall

This adventure in World Music blends multicultural music themes and interactive audience participation.  The show will feature incredible sound effects and unique instruments from around the globe, including the
Nigerian Talking Drum, Brazilian Quica, Vibraslap, Flextone, Chinese Gongs and more. Bring the whole family to laugh and learn together as we track down “The Legend of Marshmallow Island”.

Book Buddies:  Friday, April 29 from 2pm to 4pm
Children’s Room

Join us in the Children’s Room for a fun-filled afternoon of reading and crafts.  Big kids (middle school and up) will be matched with a little kid for reading!  Sign-up in the Children’s Room, call 516-6052 or visit the Library’s web site at

Saturday Matinee:  The Force Awakens, rated PG13.
Dover Public Library Lecture Hall

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Would Your Child Like to Have a Book Buddy?

We have several high school and middle school students ready to do crafts and read to younger kids during our Book Buddy program. Book Buddies will take place on Friday, April 29 in the Children's Room from 2 to 4pm. If your child would like to be read to give the Library a call at 516-6052 or sign up on our website.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Travelogue presentation: Yellowstone & Big Sky Country, April 19, 7pm

On Tuesday, April 19 at 7pm, the Friends of the Library will present a slide show and talk by Rick Little, entitled “Adventure Trip to Yellowstone and Big Sky Country - The Magic of the West”.  Rick, a native of Marblehead, MA and graduate of the University of Maine, is a life-long fisherman and the proprietor of Shadcreek Flies in Hampstead, NH which teaches classes and sells hand-tied flies
     In this show, which explores one corner of the amazing western United States, the audience will travel along with Rick as he explores the beauty of the Bighorn River region in south-central Montana, the canyons of the Missouri in central Montana, and the magnificence of Yellowstone National Park and the Beartooth Highway. His presentation will highlight the beautiful rivers, mountains and canyons of this part of Montana and Wyoming. Come and see for yourself why it’s called “Big Sky Country”.

      Join us for this exciting travelogue in the Lecture Hall at the Dover Public Library. This program is free and open to all. For more information, call the library at 603-516-6050