All ages over 5 are invited to build, collaborate, make new friends, and display their creations at the library in the Ham Room the last Tuesday of each month.
From battle scenes to formal portraits, artists play a major role in defining the early history of the republic. Artists like Copley and Stuart played a major role inshaping popular erspectives on leaders and the nature of leadership in a democracy.
All youth in grades 6-8 are invited to join this group with new book selections each month. Snacks, games, and an occasional book-related movie are some of the fun to be had. Group leader is 12-year-old, Zoe Groves, with the guidance of a youth librarian.
Mary has been a resident of the MWV for 34 years, and has touch people from all walks of life with her talents for music, voice, theater, and art. Join her for this reception to celebrate and enjoy her gorgeous artworks in oil, watercolor, and more.
Join Aaron Risi as we celebrate his children's book, A Moose with a Uke! Aaron will tell the story as he plays his ukulele, followed by leading a drawing lesson, where kids can learn how to draw their own "Monty the Moose". Book purchase and signing available. All are welcome. Free!
Cartoonist Mike Lynch will run a 12 week course on how to create graphic novels for students from Kennett Middle School. Funded in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Minuteman Press and the Friends of the Conway Public Library.
Registration is required.
This program brings students into the exotic world of bats,
and introduces them to echolocation. What is it? Why do bats echolocate? Why can’t we hear
them? Are bats blind? We’ll answer these questions and more.
Audiences will learn how vital bats are for maintaining a healthy environment (did you know
that a Little Brown Bat eats up to 1000 mosquitoes in one night?). Via interactive dialogue and
slides, children move beyond old stereotypes, to an understanding of the importance of bats for
This week we will make a healthy, bat-themed snack to get us excited for "The Wonderful World of Bats!" at 4 PM.
Creative writers and thinkers wanted for a
Portsmouth, NH. Author Marianne O’Connor first published “Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire” in June 2008. (Publishing Works, Exeter, NH). Now in its’ 4th printing, this popular book has sold over 10,000 copies. The 2nd edition includes four additional chapters of New Hampshire legends, ghost stories and unusual mysteries sure to inspire (and spook) young and old.