Thursday, December 6, 2012

Downloadable books -users video

Here's a link to a YouTube clip that explains how to use the Downloadable Books:!
If you haven't gotten your HPL barcode to use with the NH Downloadable Books site, please stop by the library and we will give you one.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

October Movie Night at HPL

Friday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m. will be our next movie night. This month's feature is a recently released British film starring many well-known actors and actresses. It is rated PG-13. Please call or email for the title!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Local Author at HPL!

On Tuesday, October 16th at 7:00 p.m. The Harrisville Public Library will host local author Rebecca Upjohn's program: "By the Seat of My Pants: the hows, whys and whats of researching and writing fiction and non-fiction for kids, and getting published in the children's market".
Rebecca has recently published a new book called "The Secret of the Village Fool", Historical Non-fiction, ages 9+.

For more information about Rebecca and her books, check out her website: Rebecca Upjohn Author

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Movie Night at HPL

We will be having our first-ever Movie Night at the Library on Friday, September 28th at 7:00 p.m. For our first film we will be showing a "family-friendly" feature film (either a G or PG rating). FREE and open to all. Come and join the fun!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Christine Destremps: from art to activism

Ponderings on the Pond will present Harrisville resident Christine Destremps talking about her experiences as a graphic designer and illustrator and now as a fine artist and activist. Her contemplative paintings and monotypes have been exhibited nationally and appear in numerous corporate and private collections.
As her concern for global water issues grew, Christine founded Art for Water and embarked on a mission to raise awareness through creating monumental, public-participation installations.
Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 4th from 7-9 p.m. at the library for this fascinating program.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

DAVID BLAIR: Vietnam-Faces of Development

On Tuesday, August 7th at 7:00 p.m. Harrisville resident, David Blair will be presenting a program about his experiences in Hanoi during the early 1990s. David and his late wife, Linda were co-directors of Quaker Service Vietnam. They worked in villages in northern Vietnam with both Viet and minority peoples, providing technical assistance and funding for small rural development projects.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Ponderings on the Pond returns to HPL

Ponderings on the Pond will present Larry Antonuk talking about Fly Tying. Larry has been published in American Angler, Fly Tyer, Outdoor Life, and the British Fly Fishing and Fly Tying magazines. He is the tw0-time recipient of a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts Traditional Apprenticeship Program as both an apprentice and a master craftsman. Please join us on Tuesday, June 5th at 7:00 p.m. for a fascinating program!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Spring Events at the Library

Tonight! March 28th at 7:00 pm. will be the second program in the Spinning Harrisville Yarns series. This evening's event will feature Jay Jacobs and Jodi and John Farwell talking about the history of the Adams-Jacobs farm.

In honor of National Poetry month we will be hosting (through the Ponderings on the Pond program) an evening of poetry reading by Dudley Laufman. This event will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome!