Adult Programs and Events

Upcoming Movie Matinee:

Labyrinth

Friday July 13th, 1pm.

Call the library [444-5741] for movie details.

Summer Author Series

First & Third Wednesdays at 6:30pm – Starting July 18th

July 18th, Ty Gagne, author of Where You’ll Find Me: risk, decisions, and the last climb of Kate Matrosova. Gagne’s book analyzes the tragedy of Kate Matrosova, an avid mountaineer, who died attempting a traverse of the Northern Presidentials.

August 1st, Michelle Shelburne, author of The Saint Albans Raid which chronicles the Confederate raid on St. Albans, VT during the Civil War.

August 15th, Dan Szczesny, author of The White Mountain: Rediscovering Mount Washington’s hidden culture which explores how Mount Washington draws us all in, from the naturalists and hikers, to bikers and car racers.

September 5th, Sandy Stott, author of Critical Hours: Search and rescue in the White Mountains. The editor of “Accidents” for the journal of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Stott celebrates the search and rescue workers of the White Mountains.

September 19th, Mike Dickerman, co-author of The 4,000 Footers of the White Mountains. This seminal tome, about to be released in its 3rd edition, is the ultimate resource for hikers wanting to take on the 4,000 footers.

Crafternoon

Open Art for Adults:

We have oil pastels, watercolors, charcoal, mandalas, chalk pastels and more!

Come in and let your creativity free!

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4pm.

 

Book Discussion Group

Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 11am.

  • June 27th “Today will be different”

 

 

 

Research Databases

Databases with an * require a username and password to access.  See library staff for login information.

*EBSCO Databases Portal

*Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for more than 3,600 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.

Ancestry Library Edition
ONLY AVAILABLE ON SITE/AT THE LIBRARY

*Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Contains full text for nearly 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health.

HeritageQuest
ONLY AVAILABLE ON SITE/AT THE LIBRARY

Medline Plus
MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.

*Newspaper Source
Provides full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.

*Novelist
A reader’s advisory service that provides information and resources on over 100,000 titles, 75,000 full-text reviews, and more than 36,000 subject headings to help locate the best in fiction.

PubMed
PubMed comprises over 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

Downloadable Books 

FREE digital downloads of audiobooks, eBooks, and the current issue of many popular magazines are now available to Littleton Public Library Members thanks to Friends of Littleton Public Library who are sponsoring the library’s participation in the New Hampshire Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks Consortium.

Click here for more information about the service, and how to get your access code.

NH ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY Library Telescope Program

The telescope is available for loan to Littleton Public Library adult cardholders in good standing. The loan period is five days.

For information about the NHAS and for links to other astronomy resources go to www.nhastro.com.

Resources are listed at the end of the newsletters.