9 Town Hall Road - Madbury, NH 03823            (603) 743-1400            info@madburylibrary.org

Winter Hours, 11/1-3/31
Monday: 10-7
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10-7
Thursday: 10-5
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10-2

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School Vacation Week Show: Toe Jam Band!
Thursday, February 27, 10:30, Durham Public Library

Open House on Town Meeting Day
Tuesday, March 10, 4:00-7:00
Come see what all the discussion at previous Town Meetings was all about!  We'd love to show off your new library so please stop by for a tour and refreshments.
Friends of the Library Basket Raffle Is Back
Tickets on sale now. Winners drawn at Town Meeting, Tuesday, March 10, 7:00 PM

Oyster River Community Read Has Begun!
This Democracy: From Our Founding Fathers to Our Daily Lives
Throughout this winter and spring, join the Oyster River Community in reading the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution and learning how these documents affect daily life in the USA. The umbrella is very big for this Community Read and programs will feature, for example, speakers on the history of the New Hampshire Primary and the Women's Suffrrage Movement, both marking their centennials this year. And so much more!  Find the full program calendar here.

Next ORCR Event at MPL: Introduction to the U.S. Constitution
Monday, March 2, 6:00 PM
Join us in the "library lounge," for an informal talk about the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights by Eliga Gould, Professor of History at UNH.  Dr. Gould is an expert on Early American history, especially the American Revolution. Need to review before the talk?  We have free copies of the U.S. and N.H. constitutions for you!

Our Weekly Storytime
Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30
This group is perfect for children older than two.  There will be great stories, rhymes, and crafts.  Please see the Children's page for detailed information.


Our next meeting is Thursday, March 12, 7:00 pm.

Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, February 27, 3:00 PM
We will discuss The Alice Network by Kate Quinn.  Join us!
Evening Book Group
Monday, March 2, 7:00 PM
The group will discuss the best-selling novel Washington Black by Esi Edugyan. We have extra copies!
Writer's Group
The next meeting is Monday, March 9, 5:15 PM
Would you like to join a small group of writers at the library?  Each writer has 10-15 minutes to discuss their work and receive input from other group members.  Newcomers are always welcome!
We're in our lovely new building. Come see us!

A New Museum Pass!
Visit the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center for Free!
     If your interest in space exploration was whetted by our summer reading theme this year, you'll want to come get our pass, which allows four people (adults or children) free admission on the day of your choice. The Discovery Center is located at 2 Institute Drive, Concord, NH.  Call or stop in to reserve MPL's new pass soon! 

Support the Library while Shopping on Amazon
Do You Know about Amazon Smile?
See the Friends of the Library page for more information.
Quilters Meet Every Monday, 1:00-3:00
New members always welcome!

MPL reaches out to Madbury's youngest and oldest readers
New outreach offering at Carriage Hill Assisted Living
Did you know that each month, Children's Librarian Kayla Morin hosts a story time at Little Tree Education Center? And Library Director Susan Sinnott began a monthly book discussion at Carriage Hill Assisted Living, scheduled for each second Thursday at 2:00 PM?  Happy to serve such a wide age range!