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Dunbar Free Library
P.O. Box 1580, 401 Route 10 South, Grantham, NH 03753
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Monday & Wednesday : 9 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday: 9 am -5 pm ; Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm

On Your Mark, Get Set … READ!
Dunbar Free Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program
Look for story times and special programs June 15-August 6

Don’t forget the SYNC audiobook program!  There are still a few  weeks left to get free audiobooks, 2 new titles debut each week.  This week’s titles until Thursday are “Mandela: an audio history” and “Things fall apart” by Chinua Achebe.  Once you’ve signed up, you’ll get an email each Thursday reminding you of the new titles.  There are directions on how to download Overdrive if you don’t already have it.

Week of July 24-30

Career Counseling for Teens
Calling all high school-aged students! Do you have questions about college, summer jobs, careers, or hobbies? What can your strengths and interests do for you? Come join us at the library on Wednesday, July 27 from 6:30-8:30 pm for a career counseling and coaching group session where we’ll begin to explore these topics.

The Children’s Museum of NH presents
Amazing Inventions: Healthy Minds Spark Makers
Thursday, July 28 at 10 am
Join us on a jog through history as we investigate some of the most amazing inventions of all time! We’ll explore incredible ideas from electricity to the chocolate chip cookie and also the makers who had the creative (and healthy!) minds to make all of our favorite inventions come to life. Registration required. Call 863-2172 to register.

and still a Monday Movie, and Story Time

Wednesdays at 10 am lapbaby/toddler story times
with singing, dancing, crafts, and stories

Thursdays at 10 am Summer Reading Program story times
July 7 and July 21 

Celebrate reading at DFL’s Summer Reading Program Party
for registered summer reading program participants
August 6 at 2 pm

Where did I come from?
with Peter and Betty Garland

Monday, August 8 at 7 pm
Back by popular demand! Peter and Betty Garland have been co-directors of the Family History Center in Lebanon for nearly ten years and have been working on genealogy research for over thirty years. They will discuss the free Family Search website, how to enroll, and how to begin your own family tree. Included will be information on research hints, overcoming “stone walls,” and uploading family photos and documents to your tree. They also will provide tips on what’s available and how to use the library, Internet, town, and collaborative resources. If you have the detective spirit, are a history buff, or just want to know where you came from, then this is an event you don’t want to miss. A warning though … family history can be addictive!

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If you want to request something you DON’T find in our catalog, try searching the NH Union Public Access Catalog or NHU-PAC (link on the left). You can check to see if what you want is available anywhere in other NH libraries. Note that it WILL tell you about UNH, but it WON’T tell you what Dartmouth has. If you can’t find it, send us an  e-mail with the title, author if available, format (book, DVD, CD), publishing date if you know it. If you have the time, tell us how you heard about it. We’ll call you when it’s in or to tell you that we can’t get it for you, usually the former.