Category Archives: Fun: Recreation and Libraries
Fun: Recreation and Libraries
Actor’s Circle Theater/Positive Expressions
Produces two shows per year.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire
603-352-9536 x1008 Business office: 603-430-1140 x1140 Portsmouth, NH
Out mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. 1-844-NH4-BIGS
YMCA Camp Dakotah
603-239-4781 or 603-352-0447
Overnight camp, ages 7 – 15, Southwest NH
www.campdakotah.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
Boy Scouts of America
Daniel Webster Council
603-641-6060 Hillsborough County
603-352-4550 Cheshire County
4-H helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes to enable them to become self directing, productive and contributing members of society. It is offered free of charge to youth ages 5-18. Youth from all cultural and economic backgrounds get involved in 4-H fun and learning. Call for local programs.
Girl Scouts USA
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
Leadership skills, career exploration, community service, decision making skills, grades K-12.
NH State Library (NHSL) Services to the Blind and Visibly Handicapped Talking Book Library
Talking books, free service to people with disabilities, including dyslexia. Supplies by mail, digital books and equipment needed to use them.
Crotched Mt. Rehabilitation Center, Greenfield
The CMRC pool has open swims, adult and senior lap swims, and lessons for adults and children ages six months and up. Open to all, $50 yearly fee for Greenfield residents, family swims on Friday evenings. See website for seasonal programs.
LIBRARIES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS
Most town libraries offer story hours for preschool children during the school year, summer reading programs, and occasional children’s movie showings. Call your local library for information. The recreation department in a town may offer various sports programs, summer activities such as swimming lessons or craft classes, and other seasonal activities. Call to find out what your town offers and how and when to sign up.
Antrim Recreation Department
Community and family events & programs, weekend and after-school movement and recreation opportunities, youth sports leagues, Parks & Recreation.
Antrim Tuttle Library
TIMES: Mon & Wed 2 – 6pm, Tue & Thu 2 – 8pm,
Fri 9am – 12noon, Sat 10am – 4pm www.antrimnh.org
G.E.P. Dodge Library
Summer reading program, book clubs.
TIMES: Mon 9 am – 6 pm, Tue noon – 6 pm, Thu Noon – 8 pm, Fri Noon – 5 pm, Sun 4 – 6 pm
Dublin Recreation Committee
Summer playground/camp programs.
Dublin Public Library
Storytime: Wednesdays @ 9:30 AM, Family Night: every 3rd Monday @ 6:30 PM
TIMES: Mon, Tue, Thu, 4 – 8pm, Wed 9am – 12pm and 4 – 8 pm,
Sat 9 – 1pm
George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library
Storytime hours for children, Book discussions, summer reading program, drop-in crafts, adult art afternoons, handicap accessible.
TIMES: Tue 2-7:30pm, Wed 10am-5pm, Thu 2-7pm, Fri 12-5pm, Sat 9am-12:30pm
Greenfield Recreation Department
After school activities, summer sports, trips.
Stephenson Memorial Library
603-547-2790 Storytime, Writer’s Group, Knitting Group, Book Club, Armchair Travel, Watercolor Collaborative
TIMES: Tue 2-6pm, Wed 10-8pm, Thu 2-8pm, Fri 2-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm
Chamberlin Free Public Library
603-878-1105 Summer reading, story hour, crafts, book clubs, Knit for a Cause.
TIMES: Mon & Wed 3 – 8pm, Tue & Thu 9am – 8pm,
Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9am – 1pm (closed Saturdays during July & August)
Hancock Town Library
603-525-4411 Storytime, movies, crafts
TIMES: Mon & Wed 2 – 6pm, Tue & Thu 10am – 7pm, Sat 10 – 4pm
Jaffrey Public Library
603-532-7301 Storytime, Summer reading, guest speakers, crafts, children’s programs
TIMES: Mon, Wed & Fri 10am – 5:30pm, Tue & Thu 1 – 7:00pm, Sat 10am www.townofjaffrey.com/Pages/JaffreyNH_Library/index
Jaffrey Recreation Department
TIMES: Mon thru Fri 8 am – 1 pm, other hours by appointment email@example.com
Keene Family YMCA
603-352-6002 M-F 5 am-9 pm, Sat. 6am – 6pm, Sun. 8am – 5 pm
Serving men, women and children throughout the Monadnock Region with services and programs designed to increase health, teach life and leadership skills, and promote family unity. Offering gymnastics, aquatics, safety training, childcare and family recreation. www.keene-ymca.org
Mason Public Library
TIMES: Tue & Wed 9am – 4pm & 6pm – 8pm, Thurs 9am – 4pm, Sat 9am – 12 noon. During the months of July & August, closed on Saturday
New Ipswich Library
TIMES: Mon & Wed 2 – 8pm, Tue & Fri 9am – 1pm,
Sat 9am – 12 noon (except July and August).
Western Hillsborough County Family Services
Southern NH Services, Inc.
Youth programs for after school and summer recreation.
Peterborough Recreation Department
Trips, camps, sports, classes, contests. Senior day, arts & crafts
Summer programs open to all ConVal School District children.
TIMES: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Peterborough Town Library
TIMES: M,W,F 10 am – 6 pm, T,Th 10 am – 8 pm,
Sat 10 am – 4 pm
Rindge Ingalls Memorial Library
TIMES: Mon, Wed, Fri 10am – 5pm, Tue & Thu 2:30 – 8pm,
Sat 9 – 12noon
Rindge Recreation Department
Mansfield Public Library
TIMES: Mon & Fri 10am-5pm, Tue & Thu 3-7pm,
Sat 10:30am-1:30pm www.templenh.org/library
Temple Recreation Department