Local Author Dan Heyduk
Tuesday, April 7
In April, we welcome local author and historian Dan Heyduk! Dan will be discussing his new book Meredith Chronicles: Passing Time at Lake Winnipesaukee which features chapters from Meredith's history. He will talk about his book and how he used genealogy to research it. Copies will be available to purchase which Dan will be happy to sign. Read more of Dan's historical writing in the Meredith News column Passing Time.
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Take A Hike!
Youth Poetry Contest
Friday, March 20, 3:30PM
We’re celebrating World Poetry Day (March 21st) with our very first Youth Poetry Contest! Writers age 8-18 are invited to perform 2 original poems performed over 2 rounds, and anonymously voted on by the audience, hosts, and other poets. The top 3 cumulative scores will be our winners! Winners will receive a prize, and the top scorer will also receive a fancy winners sash!
Please sign up in advance to guarantee a spot. Signup sheet is in the Children’s Room
This contest is open to anyone between the ages of 8 and 18, and the winner will recieve a prize, and a sash! I mean, who doesn't want to wear an awesome sash?
Want to work on your poems or get feedback before the contest? Come to the MPL's Young Writers Group on Fridays at 3:30.
Civil Liberties Versus
Tuesday, April 7
As the federal government continues to address new national security issues in the wake of September 11, 2001, the uneasy balance between security and civil liberties is receiving renewed attention. Richard Hesse considers the trade-offs and considerations facing citizens and non-citizens alike.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the NH Humanities Council.
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00AM. Different topics are discussed each month with time for questions. Open to all experience levels.