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Story time with Mrs. Benner held twice weekly featuring books relevant to the time of year. More »

Computer room with 8 computer work stations, laser printer, and wi-fi throughout the entire premises. More »

One of several work and reading areas throughout the library. More »

Extensive childrens section with fiction, non-fiction, books on tape/cd, board books, and puzzles. More »

Epsom library is proud to present monthly art shows featuring the work of many local artists. More »

Middle part of the library showing some of the adult fiction area and the circulation desk. More »

Childrens art room with twice a week arts and crafts as part of the childrens program. More »

Main sitting area of the library with a large selection of periodicals, comfortable seating, and beautiful views of the woods behind the library. More »

Separate teen room featuring thousands of fiction and non-fiction young adult books as well as comfy places to sit and read. More »

Epsom Public Library features over 40 periodicals for loan. More »

 

Library Passes Donated by the Friends of the Library

Courtesy of the Friends of the Epsom Public Library, the library offers free passes to the American Independence Museum in Exeter, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, the Millyard Museum in Manchester, the SEE Science Center in Manchester, and the Strawberry Banks Museum in Portsmouth.

Adult Movie Matinees

 

On Wednesday, July 26 at 1:30 pm The Shack will be shown.  A fun week-end camping trip for a man and three of his children turns into a nightmare that will change them all forever.  The film takes us on a father’s transformative spiritual journey.

 

Mosquito Rain: Alaska Travel Essays

On Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00 pm Dan Szczesny will be here to present his program, “Mosquito Rain: Alaska Travel Essays.”  Dan has visited us before, and he always presents an interesting program.  This one will follow Dan and his wife as they traveled to Alaska determined to never stay in a hotel.  Along the way they discovered hidden fishing coves, were chased by mosquitoes in Denali National Park, and walked inside glaciers.  He will bring his book Mosquito Rain for purchase.

Youth Events

FAMILY MOVIES

 

Tuesday, July 25, 1:30 pm: Car Go rated G. A young car learns the importance of family when he embarks on a mission to rescue his father who has been sent to Clunker Island to be repurposed as junk metal. Snacks and drinks provided.

Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 pm  Smurfs: Lost Village rated PG. Popcorn and drinks provided

 

 

CLAY ART CLASS

Monday, July 24, 1:30 pm: with Kerry Harman Sign up at circulation desk! There is $10.00 materials fee.

 

.CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF NH PRESENTS “RIVER BUILDERS”

Come join us on Tuesday, August 1 at 6:30 pm to “Explore Nature’s Best Engineers” from beaver to osprey. A museum educator will lead children in a hands-on, exciting, informative presentation with focus on stunning designs of buildings and homes found along New England’s rivers. Children will build their own osprey nest platform, complete with nest and mini osprey birds. Registration is required for this program as space is limited. Sign up at the library circulation desk.

 

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC

Wednesday, August 2, 12:30 pm. Bring your favorite teddy, blanket and sandwich and join us for bear stories and crafts! Drinks and dessert will be provided. Please sign up at the circulation desk for this event. Donations of desserts/drinks are appreciated.

Teen Movies

Friday, August 4 at 6:30 pm. Dragon Heart: Battle for the Heartfire. The movie is rated PG 13 and includes subs, chips, drinks and dessert. Food donations are appreciated. Call Mrs. Benner at 736-9920 to sign up or donate

Adult Summer Reading Program

 

            Just a reminder: it’s not too late to join in the fun of the Adult Summer Reading Program, “Build a Better World.”  You may stop by the front desk and pick up a copy of the program booklet.

You participate by simply signing up and reading any books you would like to read. There is no required reading, nor do you have to read a certain number of books.  This is for FUN!!

Usborne Children’s Book Sale

The Book Sale begins June 13th in the small conference room. Please check out the great selection of books and material for children! Great gift ideas too!

Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive on Friday, July 28,  from 11:30 am to 5:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room of the library. To make an appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org, or call 1-800-RED CROSS..

Artist’s Exhibit and Reception

THROUGH THE YEARS, featuring paintings by Manchester artist Frank Moulin, will be on display at the Epsom Library from Saturday, June 17, until Saturday, August 8.

An artist’s reception will be held at the library on Saturday, June 17 from 4 – 6 p.m.

Youth Summer Reading Program

Sign Ups for this year’s SRP, “Build a Better World” beginning on Monday, June 19th thru the first week in July! Plan to pick up a SRP Packet including a schedule of activities and events, reading log and bookmarks. Raffle tickets for our weekly prizes will also be available!  The library offers three programs for youth including “Mom, Dad & Me Read” for infants and preschoolers, “Build a Better World” for K-5th and the Teen Program for 6th thru 12th grades. The SRP is sponsored by the NH Children’s Librarians and encourages youth to read for pleasure during the summer. Special thanks to the Friends of the Epsom Public Library for their generous donation to this year’s program!

Adult Summer Reading Program

Build a Better World” is the theme of this year’s program.  A sign-up sheet will be available from Monday, June 19th thru the first week in July.  Pick up a booklet with the schedule of program.

New Materials for June

ADULT NON-FICTION

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits Of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers, Timothy Ferriss

If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on  My Face? My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating, Alan Alda

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, And Finding Joy, Sheryl Sandberg

Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet, Michael Bloomberg

A Gastroenterologist’s Guide to Gut Health: Everything You Need to Know About Colonoscopy, Digestive Diseases, and Healthy Eating, David M. Novick

Year of No Clutter: a Memoir, Eve O. Schaub

Serious Barbecue: Smoke, Char, Baste, and Brush Your Way to Great Outdoor Cooking, Adam Perry Lang

Stone Building: How to Make New England-style Walls and Other Structures, Kevin Gardner

Do I Make Myself Clear? Why Writing Well Matters, Harold Evans

Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies, David Fisher

ADULT FICTION

Aunt Dimity and the Widow’s Curse, Nancy  Atherton

A Hiss Before Dying, Rita Mae Brown

Treble at the Jam Fest, Leslie Budewitz

Vineyard Enigma: a Martha’s Vineyard Mystery, Philip R. Craig

Nighthawk: a Novel from the NUMA Files, Clive Cussler

Just a Little Christmas, Janet Dailey

Blackout: a Novel, Marc Elsberg

The Reminders: a Novel, Val Emmich

The Switch: a Novel, Joseph Finder

The Little French Bistro: a Novel, Nina George

A House Among the Trees, Julia Glass

Grief Cottage: a Novel, Gail Godwin

The Sunshine Sisters, Jane Green

The Chalk Pit: a Ruth Galloway Mystery, Elly Griffiths

Camino Island, John Grisham

Not a Sound, Heather Gudenkauf

The Identicals: a Novel, Elin Hilderbrand

Odd Numbers: a Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Anne Holt

Magpie Murders, Anthony Horowitz

You Will Pay, Lisa Jackson

Gwendy’s Button Box, Stephen King

Lockdown: a Novel of Suspense, Laurie R. King

The Silent Corner: a Novel, Dean R. Koontz

The Shadow Land: a Novel,  Elizabeth Kostova

Confessions of a Domestic Failure: a Novel, Bunmi Laditan

The Progeny: a Novel, Tosca Moon Lee

The Mercy, Beverly Lewis

A Fugitive in Walden Woods, Norman Lock

The Bourne Initiative, Eric Lustbader

Tom Clancy Point of Contact, Mike Maden

Matchup

The Book of Fate, Brad Meltzer

Beach House for Rent, Mary Alice Monroe

Two From the Heart, James Patterson (Lg. Print)

16th Seduction, James Patterson (Lg.Print)

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: a Novel,

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Come Sundown, Nora Roberts

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy

The Frozen Hours: a Novel of the Korean War, Jeff  Shaara

According to a Source: a Novel, Abby Stern

Anna Karenina: a Novel in Eight Parts, Leo Tolstoy

Kiss Carlo: a Novel, Adriana Trigiani

City of Friends, Joanna Trollope

Before We Were Yours: a Novel, Lisa Wingate

Indecent Exposure, Stuart Woods

BIOGRAPHIES

Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership that Transformed America, Les Standiford

Jane Crow: the Life of Pauli Murray, Rosalind Rosenberg

Papi, My Story, David Ortiz

Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to   Freedom, Condoleezza Rice

Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia, Gerda Saunders

Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), David Sedaris

CDS

The Book of Fate, Brad Meltzer

 DVDS

Peppa Pig, Aroung the World

Before I Fall

The Bounce Back

The Comedian

A Dog’s Purpose

The Final Inquiry

Frantz

Golden Years

Gold

Barbie & Her Sisters in a Pony Tale

Bob the Builder Building Sky High

Mickey and the Roadster Racers

Scooby Doo! Shaggy’s Showdown

Scooby Doo! And Curse of the Speed Demon

Kinky Boots

Kit Kittredge: an American Girl

The Last Word

The Resurrection of Gavin Store

CHILDREN’S FICTION

Fly Guy vs. the Fly Swatter, Tedd Arnold

The Things We Love! (Board Book)

Pete the Cat and the Tip-Top Tree House, James Dean

Little Excavator, Anna Dewdney

Baxter is Missing, Rebecca Elliott

Forget-Me-Not Lake, Poppy Green

The Emerald Berries, Poppy Green

Mia Floppyears’ Snowy Adventure, Daisy Meadows

If You Give a Pig a Pancake, Laura Joffe Numeroff

The Littles, John Peterson

Teacup:  Belle’s Star Pup, Tennant Redbank

Lily: Tiana’s Helpful Kitten, Tennant Redbank

Paige the Pony, Lily Small

Lofty and the Giraffe, Emily Sollinger

Sky-High Scoop, Emily Sollinger

CHILDREN’S NON-FICTION

Cool Doughs, Putties, Slimes & Goops: Crafting Creative Toys & Amazing Games, Rebecca Felix

CHILDREN’S BIOGRAPHIES

Jane Goodall, Jennifer Strand

Abraham Lincoln, Jennifer Strand

George Washington, Jennifer Strand

JUNIOR NON-FICTION

Big Magic for Little Hands, Joshua Jay

Normandy, a Graphic History of D-Day: the Allied Invasion of Hitler’s Fortress Europe, Wayne Vansant

JUNIOR BIOGRAPHIES

Rob Gronkowski, K.C. Kelley

LeBron James, Ryan Nagelhout

JUNIOR FICTION

Okko: the Sand Monster, Adam Blade

Plexor: the Raging Reptile, Adam Blade

Quagos: the Armoured Beetle, Adam Blade

Lost in Rome, Cindy Callaghan

Lost in London, Cindy Callaghan

Lost in Paris, Cindy Callaghan

Lost in Ireland, Cindy Callaghan

The Bolds, Julian Clary

Isabel Feeney: Star Reporter, Beth Fantaskey

Garvey’s Choice, Nikki Grimes

The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones, Will Mabbitt

Curse of the Boggin, D. J. MacHale

The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Friends, Foes and Faux Friends, Megan McCafferty

The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity Prettiness & Perfection: a Novel, Megan McCafferty

The Bicycle Spy, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Soccer on Sunday, Mary Pope Osborne

A Crazy Day with Cobras, Mary Pope Osborne

World at War: 1944, Mary Pope Osborne

The Courage Test, James Preller

Ghost, Jason Reynolds

Middle School Mayhem, Rachel Renee Russell

Mutt’s Promise, Julie Salamon

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary, Laura Shovan

Orphan Island, Laurel Snyder

The Riddle of the Robin, Valerie Tripp

The Muddily-Puddily Show, Valerie Tripp

Ashlyn’s Unsurprise Party, Valerie Tripp

Bicycle Mystery, Gertrude Chandler Warner

Lost at Khe Sanh, Steve Watkins

The Secret of Midway, Steve Watkins

Fallen in Fredericksburg, Steve Watkins

Save Me a Seat, Sarah Weeks

Quidditch Through the Ages, Kennilworthy Whisp

Wolf Hollow: a Novel, Lauren Wolk

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Lord of Shadows, Cassandra Clare

Once and For All: a Novel, Sarah Dessen

Biggest Flirts, Jennifer Echols

Perfect Couple, Jennifer Echols

Beautiful Redemption, Kami Garcia

Beautiful Darkness, Kami Garcia

Beautiful Chaos, Kami Garcia

Beautiful Creatures, Kami Garcia

Infamous, Sherrilyn Kenyon

Infinity, Sherrilyn Kenyon

Invincible, Sherrilyn Kenyon

We Were Liars, E. Lockhart

Feeling Sorry for Celia, Jaclyn Moriarty

Crazy House, James Patterson

The Body of Christopher Creed, Carol Plum-Ucci

Girl Online: Going Solo, Zoe Sugg

Girl Online, Zoe Sugg

Girl Online on Tour, Zoe Sugg

Swarm, Scott Westerfeld

Spill Zone, Scott Westerfeld