Special thanks to our teacher Erica Spada for a fun-tastic Spanish Summer Camp!

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Looking for a fun outdoor activity this summer?  The library’s Pizza and Butterfly Gardens need weeding and watering!  You can help by signing up for a shift (one time, one week) or more than one shift (one time, multiple weeks).  Contact Connie at the library: 603-964-6326.

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Biblio-Greens library garden club – pizza and butterfly gardens.  All ages.  Sign up for a shift to weed & water during the summer!

“Rainy Day” Programs – pre-prepared special programming suitable for all ages that we’ll pull out on rainy days.  

Kids got the wriggles? – Ask Miss Connie for an outdoor activity pack!

 

 

Explore digital resources for kids: music, films and audio books!  

Kanopy for kids

 

hoopla digital

Hoopla for  kids

 

IDEAS?

We’d love to hear from you about your favorite books and programs of 2017
 and what you are looking forward to in the New Year!  
Please feel free to contact Connie at connielibrarian237@gmail.com.

 

Opus Scopus 

Grades 4 & 5 Book Club
Tuesdays, 3:00 to 4:00

Limited enrollment. Registration required.

Join us for a reading adventure, get creative, and explore graphic works. Group participants will focus on one book for several weeks and engage in lively discussions and fun related activities and games. A healthy snack will be provided.
Take Bus #6 directly from School.


Midweek mornings of stories, crafts and socializing. Children ages 2-5 and caregivers. Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required, but drop-ins are always welcome.  Please call the library to let us know that you are coming.

New Hampshire Book Awards:

 The Great Stone Face Book Award

2017-2018 nominees:
Reserve one now!

Curse of the Boggin: The Library by D.J. MacHale
Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh
Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
If the Magic Fits by Susan Maupin Schmid
Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter by Beth Fantaskey
Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson
Mutt’s Promise by Julie Salamon
Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadaraja
Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart
The Best Man by Richard Peck
The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis
The Bolds by Julian Clary
The Courage Test by James Preller Adventur
The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan
The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones by Wendelin Van Draanen
The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones
by Will Mabbitt Fantasy/Adv
When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Great Stone Face The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.

 

Ladybug Picture Book Award 2018 nominees are:

    • After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat
    • Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro and Tatjana Mai-Wyss 
    • Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros and Brianne Farley 
    • Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari and Patrice Barton 
    • Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall 
    • Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima 
    • Pocket Full of Colors : The Magical world of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville
    • La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya and Juana Martinez-Neal 
    • The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet by Carmen Agra Deedy and Eugene Yelchin 
    • A Small Thing…But Big by Tony Johnston and Hadley Hooper

Check them out at the library!

Ladybug – designed to promote early literacy and honor the best in recent children’s picture books

Cocheco – This award is given each year to an author whose book receives the most votes from third and fourth graders in Dover.

National Book Awards

Caldecott – Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Newberry – awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children’s book published the previous year.


Community Service Opportunity

Scouts: Looking for community service hours? The Youth Services Department offers a number of opportunities throughout the year to earn community service hours. Come in and talk to Connie for more details.


Activities and Events for Children

Seacoast Kids CalendarLooking for fun things for your children to do, or a great place to eat out as a family? Get tips for vacation camps and activities. Here is the “Parents’ help desk for all things fun on the seacoast.”