Adult Events

July 30, 2021

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Calling all Pokemon trainers! Join us on July 30th via Zoom for a night of family Pokemon trivia, played on Kahoot. Feel free to eat dinner with us and gather the family around to test your Poke-knowledge! Do YOU know your Hitmonchans from your Hitmonlees? Can you identify a pokemon by just its... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen, Virtual

August 05, 2021

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join me on Zoom to help caregivers boost a love of learning to help children in a variety of age groups! Caregivers will also be able to bounce ideas off of each other. We'll talk about early literacy, bullying, math skills, social/emotional learning, etc. After a year+ being out of the building... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program looks at how dog sledding developed in New Hampshire and how the Chinook played a major role in this story. Explaining how man and his relationship with dogs won out over machines on several famous polar expeditions, Bob Cottrell covers the history of Arthur Walden and his Chinooks,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual
7:00pm - 8:30pm
During the COVID-19 building closure, the Library's Writers' Group will be meeting virtually. This is an informal gathering where you can discuss what you are working on, what you are reading, where you are submitting your work, and more.  This group was formed by writers who participated in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Special, Teen, Virtual

August 10, 2021

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join Hannaford Dietitian Heidi Tissot on Zoom to learn about what it means to follow a "plant-based eating" pattern. Learn about the emerging plant forward movement and foods that fit into this pattern with moderation. Heidi will showcase specific plant-based protein options and other nutritious... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The group will take a brief hiatus over the summer. 
Audience: Adult, Special

August 12, 2021

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join me on Zoom to help caregivers boost a love of learning to help children in a variety of age groups! Caregivers will also be able to bounce ideas off of each other. We'll talk about early literacy, bullying, math skills, social/emotional learning, etc. After a year+ being out of the building... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
As part of the Town's 275th Anniversary Celebration, we invite you to learn about African American history in New England from Jared Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University and a scholar of colonial America, the Atlantic world, and the histories of labor and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Special, Teen, Virtual

August 18, 2021

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rubbings, photographs, and slides illustrate the rich variety of gravestones to be found in our own neighborhoods, but they also tell long-forgotten stories of such historical events as the Great Awakening, the Throat Distemper epidemic, and the American Revolution. Presenter Glenn Knoblock will... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual

August 19, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm
During the COVID-19 building closure, the Library's Writers' Group will be meeting virtually. This is an informal gathering where you can discuss what you are working on, what you are reading, where you are submitting your work, and more.  This group was formed by writers who participated in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Special, Teen, Virtual

August 23, 2021

7:00pm - 8:00pm
The monthly meeting of the Friends of the Merrimack Public Library Executive Board.  The Friends of the Merrimack Public Library (FMPL) is a group of volunteers interested in supporting, promoting and enhancing the services provided by our town library. They are a recognized 501C-3 charitable... Read more
Audience: Adult, Special

August 25, 2021

6:30pm - 8:00pm
This month's book is The Art of Racing In the Rain by Garth Stein, available in print at the library or digitally on cloudLibrary,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual

August 26, 2021

August 27, 2021

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Calling all Pokemon trainers! Join us on July 30th via Zoom for a night of family Pokemon trivia, played on Kahoot. Feel free to eat dinner with us and gather the family around to test your Poke-knowledge! Do YOU know your Hitmonchans from your Hitmonlees? Can you identify a pokemon by just its... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen, Virtual

September 02, 2021

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Audience: Adult, Teen, Virtual

September 06, 2021

10:00am - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen

September 15, 2021

10:00am - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen

September 16, 2021

10:00am - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Turning 65 or retiring in 6 months to a year? Get educated on transitioning into Medicare, navigating through all the Medicare information, and understanding Medicare basic Parts A, B, C, and D. Learn what Original Medicare covers and how supplement insurance works with your Medicare so you can... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Audience: Adult, Teen, Virtual

September 17, 2021

10:00am - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen

September 18, 2021

10:00am - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen

September 22, 2021

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join Wealth Manager Andrew Githmark of Steward Partners Global Advisory for an informative session on maximizing your Social Security benefits. With retirees living longer today than previous generations, the choice of when to retire and collect Social Security benefits can make a significant... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual

September 24, 2021

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Calling all Pokemon trainers! Join us on July 30th via Zoom for a night of family Pokemon trivia, played on Kahoot. Feel free to eat dinner with us and gather the family around to test your Poke-knowledge! Do YOU know your Hitmonchans from your Hitmonlees? Can you identify a pokemon by just its... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen, Virtual

September 29, 2021

6:30pm - 8:00pm
This month's book is TBA. The library's Community Book Club is open to all; join our reference staff and your fellow residents each month for a lively discussion! We'll meet virtually via Zoom on the last Wednesday of each month. Physical copies are available in the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Virtual

September 30, 2021

7:00pm - 8:45pm
As part of the Town's 275th Anniversary Celebration, we invite you to learn about African American history in New England from Michelle Arnosky Sherburne, journalist and author.  Ms. Sherburne will discuss her book, Slavery and the Underground Railroad in New Hampshire. This event will be conducted... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen, Virtual

October 29, 2021

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Calling all Pokemon trainers! Join us on July 30th via Zoom for a night of family Pokemon trivia, played on Kahoot. Feel free to eat dinner with us and gather the family around to test your Poke-knowledge! Do YOU know your Hitmonchans from your Hitmonlees? Can you identify a pokemon by just its... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen, Virtual

November 11, 2021

10:00am - 6:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen

November 24, 2021

4:30pm - 9:00pm
The Library will close at 4:30pm on Wednesday, November 25th, and remain closed through Friday, November 27th, in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal operating hours will resume Saturday, November 28th, at 9:00am.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Special, Teen

November 26, 2021

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Calling all Pokemon trainers! Join us on July 30th via Zoom for a night of family Pokemon trivia, played on Kahoot. Feel free to eat dinner with us and gather the family around to test your Poke-knowledge! Do YOU know your Hitmonchans from your Hitmonlees? Can you identify a pokemon by just its... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen, Virtual

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