The Conway Public Library will be closed on January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Day

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Digging into Native History in New Hampshire

Abenaki history has been reduced to near-invisibility as a result of conquest, a conquering culture that placed little value on the Indian experience, and a strategy of self-preservation that required many Abenaki to go "underground," concealing their true identities for generations to avoid discrimination and persecution. Robert Goodby reveals archaeological evidence that shows their deep presence here, inches below the earth's surface.  

Civil Liberties vs. National Security (Sponsored by the Friends of CPL and the NH Humanities)

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.

Touch-a-Truck

Kids and their caregivers explore local town heavy equipment trucks! Sit up high, beep horns, wiggle the steering wheels,  and meet the friendly town crew, following a short truck-themed story time.

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