(Not So) Elementary, My Dear Watson: The Popularity of Sherlock Holmes

Saturday, May 21

1:00 pm

The recent spate of Sherlock Holmes movies, television shows, and literary adaptations indicate the Great Detective is alive and well in the 21st century. Why is Sherlock Holmes so popular?
McClellan headshot

Plymouth State University Professor, Ann McClellan’s presentation explores the origins of Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective and tracks his incarnations in literature, film, advertising, and modern media in order to crack the case of the most popular detective.


This program supported by the NH Humanities Council.

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“Pub” Trivia

It’s Trivia time!
Come with a team of 4, or as an individual!

Light refreshments available, and prizes for the weekly winners.

This round of Trivia starts Tuesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm and will run for five weeks:

March 22

March 29

April 5

April 12

April 19

Co-hosted with the Recreation Department.

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Read magazines on your mobile device

UPDATE: March 1, 2017:

Nook Periodicals Will Be Discontinued

We are disappointed to announce that the Nook Periodicals will be discontinued this winter. As much as we wish to continue providing digital magazines, Barnes & Noble*, the company providing the digital magazines, no longer collaborates with our eBook and audiobook vendor, OverDrive. About half of the magazine titles will expire in early January and the remainder of the titles will expire in March.

But there are other ways to read digital magazine articles! Please speak with your local librarian about accessing digital magazine content through the statewide research database or other services provided locally by your public library. We hope to be able to provide you with digital magazines again in the future.

*Note that your existing Nook eReader should continue to work as it always has with eBooks and audiobooks.

You can now access over 60 magazines through the New Hampshire Downloadable Books Consortium!   Here’s a how-to video from Overdrive.

Here is a pdf from the NH State Library:

Enjoying Digital Magazines on Your Tablet or Smartphone

We’re happy to lend a hand, stop by and we can help get you started!

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Poetry Reading at the Library


Thursday, January 28

1:30 pm

Come listen to local poets read from their collections and join in if you are so inclined!

Audience participation welcome, read your own or share a favorite.

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