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  1. Adult Coloring

    July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    Take some time out of your busy day to relax and enjoy a chance to experiment with colored pencils, gel pens, markers, or watercolor pastels.

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  2. Teen & Tween Summer Reading: Kinetic Moon Sand

    July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! For kids through teen.

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  3. Galaxy Jewelry

    July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Create your own colorful jewelry!

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  4. Drop-In Tech Help

    July 22, 2019, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

    Stop by the library where we will have a staff member or a volunteer available to answer basic computer and device questions.

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  5. Hear Me Read

    July 23, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Hear Me Read is a six week program devoted to helping children gain confidence in reading out loud. We offer a special guest, Linda Brown, and her service dog, Mabel, to read to in addition to our volunteers. Read four times and you get a free book, read six times, get a second free book! Read your own book, or read one of the library’s books. For children through third grade.

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  6. Teen & Tween Summer Reading: Sun Prints!

    July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Art made by the Sun!

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  7. Soothing Stitches

    July 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Need an escape? Join us for social needle crafting, classical music, and tea! Knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, all are welcome. Create a moment of Zen with your yarn, a hot cup of chamomile tea, and some Bach.

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  8. Space Trivia at Cactus Jack's

    July 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    As part of our FIRST EVER Adult Summer Reading Program, Laconia Public Library is teaming up with Cactus Jack’s Grill and Watering Hole for an out of this world night of cosmic trivia! So, ‘liftoff’ your couch and join us! Even failed missions could get a constellation prize. Festivities start promptly at 7 pm.

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  9. Magic with Norman Ng

    July 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Generously sponsored by our friends at Opechee Day Camp. Norman is as tricky as they come. Just try to keep up. He's the best illusionist yet!

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  10. Drop-In Tech Help

    July 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Stop by the library where we will have a staff member or a volunteer available to answer basic computer and device questions.

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  11. Coffee and Community Conversation Series

    July 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Guests: Dick and Elaine Morrison, and Alison Smith. Join us to learn about a local organization Navigating Recovery of the Lakes Region. Open to everyone and refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Jill at 524-4775x16.

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  12. Preschool Storytime

    July 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Stories, songs, and a craft. For children birth through age 6 and a parent or caregiver.

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  13. Teen & Tween Summer Reading: Moon Rover Challenge

    July 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Make a wind-up cardboard Moon Rover. See how far it will go! Activity devised by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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  14. Mystery Book Club: "Farewell, My Lovely" by Raymond Chandler

    July 25, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Calling all amateur sleuths! Join Laconia Library’s informal monthly book group for readers who love who-dun-its…and coffee! Marlowe's about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves, another murder, a fortune-teller, a couple more murders, and more corruption than your average graveyard.  Copies are available at the front desk.

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  15. Teen & Tween Summer Reading: Glow Slime

    July 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Blacklight Slime Party! For kids through teen.

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  16. Painting the Garden with local artist, Hannah Twombly

    July 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Weather depending, we will transform ourselves into contemporary impressionists working en plein air with a botanical focus. All skill levels are encouraged. We will work step-by-step, learning pigment names, mixing a cohesive palette and transforming the daunting white canvas into a satisfying composure. Materials provided. About Hannah: I graduated from the Maine College of Art with my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Master of Arts in Teaching. Although I still paint, I now focus on photography as a means of artistic expression. Sign-up required. Class capacity 10.

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  17. Alien Craft

    July 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Make your own creative paper plate alien!

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  18. Drop-In Tech Help

    July 29, 2019, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

    Stop by the library where we will have a staff member or a volunteer available to answer basic computer and device questions.

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  19. Hear Me Read

    July 30, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Hear Me Read is a six week program devoted to helping children gain confidence in reading out loud. We offer a special guest, Linda Brown, and her service dog, Mabel, to read to in addition to our volunteers. Read four times and you get a free book, read six times, get a second free book! Read your own book, or read one of the library’s books. For children through third grade.

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  20. Teen & Tween Summer Reading: Lego Rocket Challenge

    July 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Build a rocket out of the Library's giant Lego collection! We will be raffling a Lego Creator Space Shuttle Explorer Kit at this program.

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  21. Science Tellers: "Aliens: Escape from Earth"

    July 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Science Tellers combine storytelling with science experiments for an exciting show you won't forget!

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  22. Drop-In Tech Help

    July 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Stop by the library where we will have a staff member or a volunteer available to answer basic computer and device questions.

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