Monday, June 23, 2014

FALL 2014 PROGRAM SERIES

New Hampshire and the Revolutionary War

Date:          August 20, 2014
Program:  Lecture by Marcia Schmidt Blaine, "Trading Partners 
                    or Enemies?: New Englanders and the Revolution".

Date:          September 17, 2014
Program:  Book discussion of Nathaniel Philbrick's "Bunker Hill", led 
                    by George Morrison.

Date:          October 15, 2014
Program:  "If I Am Not For Myself, Who Will Be For Me" - living history 
                     portrayal  by Gwendoly Quezaire-Presutti.

Date:           November 19, 2014
Program:   "New Hampshire Voices from the Revolution" lecture and
                     discussion by Marcia Schmidt Blaine.

All programs are on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the White Mountain 
Community College, Berlin, Fortier Library (Room 127).

Sponsored by White  Mountain Community College, Berlin, the Berlin
Public Library and the Gorham Public Library.

Books for this series are available for loan at all three libraries.

Funding provided by the New Hampshire Humanities Council

Refreshments will be served.

FREE ADMISSION


 

Thursday, June 5, 2014

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
"FIZZ BOOM READ"

Free Kickoff Party
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 @10 a.m.
at the Recreation Department
MAGIC BY SCOTT JAMESON
There will be prizes, a fishpond and games.
 
WEDNESDAY PROGRAMS                                             THURSDAY PROGRAMS
                         Grades 2 - 6                                                            Grades Pre-K through 1st
           3 to 4 p.m. at the library                                               10 to 11 a.m. at the library
                 Reader: Poof Tardiff                                                      Reader: Poof Tardiff
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            Wednesday, July 2, 2014                                             Thursday, July 3, 2014 
               Meet, greet & hand out charts                                            Meet, greet & hand out charts
                    3 to 4 p.m. @ the library                                                       10 to 11 a.m. @ the library

               Wednesday, July 9, 2014                                             Thursday, July 10, 2014
                        Fun with Science                                                                     Fun with Science
                  3 to 4 p.m. @ the library                                                       10 to 11 a.m. @ the library

               Wednesday, July 16, 2014                                          Thursday, July 17, 2014
                        Extreme Weather                                                             Extreme Weather
                   3 to 4 p.m. @ the library                                                    10 to 11 a.m. @ the library

               Wednesday, July 23, 2014                                          Thursday, July 24, 2014
                                 Rangers                                                                                  Rangers
                    3 to 4 p.m. @ the library                                                     10 to 11 a.m. @ the library

               Wednesday, July 30, 2014
                          Outdoor Adventure
                      3 to 4 p.m. @ the library

Clif Books Closing Party
Thursday, July 31, 2014 @10:30 a.m.
at Community Field
Rain Location: Berlin Recreation Department

Please sign up June 2 - June 30, 2014 at the library

For more information, call 603-752-5210, ask for Kathy Godin.
Hours are Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Wednesdays 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Funding for the Kids, Books and the Arts event is provided by the Saul O. Sidore Memorial
 Foundationin memory of Rebecca Lee Spitz, a grant from the NH State Council on 
the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as funds administered by the
 NH State Library and provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



  

 
           

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

FALL 2013 BOOK DISCUSSION AND LECTURE SERIES

REDISCOVERING SHERLOCK

 FIRST SESSION:
 DATE:                                                         Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 SCHOLAR:                                                 Ingrid Graff
 VIEWING AND DISCUSSION:              Sherlock Holmes in "The Blue Carbuncle"
 
 SECOND SESSION:
 DATE:                                                          Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 SCHOLAR:                                                  Ann McClellan
 HUMANITIES TO GO TALK:                  "(Not So) Elementary My Dear Watson"

 THIRD SESSION:
 DATE:                                                           Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 SCHOLAR:                                                   Ingrid Graff
 HUMANITIES TO GO TALK:                   "The Case of the Detective Who Refused to Die"

 FOURTH SESSION:
 DATE:                                                           Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 SCHOLAR:                                                    Ingrid Graff
 BOOK DISCUSSION:                                 Hound of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Books for this series is available for loan at both libraries.

Sponsored by the Berlin Public Library and the White Mountains Community College, Berlin.  Funding provided by the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. at the White Mountains Community College, Berlin, Fortier Library (Room 127).   Refreshments will be served.

                                            
FREE ADMISSION
 



 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


SUMMER READING PROGRAM
"DIG INTO READING" 

Kickoff Party

Thursday, June 20, 2013 @ 10:a.m. at the Library
 MAGICAL MIKE BENT *
"READERS OF THE LOST BOOK MAGIC SHOW"
*** 
Free program

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Join us at the Recreation Department.
There will be raffles, door prizes, fish pond and games. 
 ***
 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
Clif Books (Free)
Community Field

 
         GRADES 2 - 6                                                   GRADES Pre-K - 1st
Wednesdays from 3 - 4 p.m.                                Thursdays from 10 - 11 a.m.
July 10, 2013 - August 7, 2013                           July 11, 2013 - August 8, 2013
       Reader:  Poof Tardiff                                           Reader:  Poof Tardiff        
 
        Wednesday, July 10                                                Thursday, July 11  
Meet, greet & handout charts                           Meet, greet & handout charts
    3 - 4 p.m. at the library                                       10 - 11 a.m. at the library

         Wednesday, July 17                                              Thursday, July 18th
            Ranger Program                                                    Ranger Program
     3 - 4 p.m. at the library                                      10 - 11 a.m. at the library

          Wednesday, July 24                                              Thursday, July 25th
             Buckets-of-Fun                                                 Water-Buckets Oh My!
                   3 - 4 p.m.                                                                10 - 11 a.m.
         Meet at library first                                               Meet at library first

           Wednesday, July 31                                              Thursday, August 1
        3 - 4 p.m. at the library                                     10 - 11 a.m. at the library
           Outdoor Adventure                                           Outdoor Fun Program

***
 
Sign ups June 3, 2013 through June 28, 2013, at the library

For more information, call 603-752-5210, ask for Kathy Godin


*  Supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and
donations from The Saul O. Sidore Memorial Foundation in memory of Rebecca Lee Spitz. 

           




 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

 
 SPRING 2013
 Book Discussion and Lecture Series
 
 Fairies and Wishes and Witches, Oh My!
The Import of Fairy Tales in All of Our Lives 
 
 
    FIRST SESSION:
                              
    Date:                                       Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
    Scholar:                                  Ingrid Graff
    Program:                                Ingrid Graff's Humanities to Go talk, "Not 
                                                      in Front of the Children"
     
    SECOND SESSION:
 
    Date:                                        Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
    Scholar:                                   Ingrid Graff
    Book/Author:                        Briar Rose by Jane Yolen 

    THIRD SESSION:

    Date:                                         Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
    Scholar:                                    Ingrid Graff
    Book/Author:                         Nightingale Wood by Stella Gibbons
 
 
    FOURTH SESSION:
 
    Date:                                           Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.
    Scholar:                                      Ingrid Graff
    Viewing & Discussion:            Stephen Sondheim's Play,  Into the Woods
 
    Sponsored by the Berlin Public Library and the White Mountains 
    Community College, Berlin, NH.  Funding provided by the New 
    Hampshire Humanities Council and the Neil and Louise Tillotson
    Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation - North Country
    Region.  
 
    Books for this series are available for loan at both libraries.
 
    Wednesdays at the White Mountain Community College, 
    Berlin, Fortier Library (Room 127).  Refreshments will be
    served.
 
                                        FREE ADMISSION 
 
                                                              
    
 
                                 

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

2012 FALL EXHIBIT AND DISCUSSION SERIES


*THE WAY WE WORKED*

The exhibit, "The Way We Worked," from the Smithsonian Institution will be on display at the WMCC Fortier Library from November 5th through December 19th, 2012.

 Series:
                
  • August 29, 2012: Book discussion on Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, Scholar: Suzanne Brown
  • September 26, 2012: Book discussion on Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich,  Scholar: Craig Doherty
  •  November 14, 2012: Panel discussion on how we worked in the North Country with panelists: Barry Kelly, Bill Thomas, Linda Upham-Bornstein, Jim Wagner
  • November 28, 2012: Jennifer Pustz, Museum Historian at Historic New England, will present a talk on the history of domestic servants.
All events will be held at White Mountain Community College on Wednesdays, beginning at 7p.m.  Admission is free and refreshments will be served.  Copies of the books will be available for loan at Berlin Public Library and WMCC Fortier Library.

  The series and exhibit are funded, in part, by the NH Humanities Council




 





Wednesday, February 29, 2012

BOOK DISCUSSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED

THE FEBRUARY 29, 2012 BOOK DISCUSSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. THE NEW DATE IS MARCH 19, 2012, 7:00p.m.