Adult Programs and Events

Special Events

Saturday, December 15th, 1:00 p.m.

Lauren Keller: “Chronically Awesome: Navigating the Landscape of Chronic Illness in a Quick Fix World”

Lauren will share her experiences as a medical provider turned patient with a chronic illness and her struggles navigating the healthcare system. She will address self-care as well as complimentary therapies and coping strategies that can help you feel better.

 

Adult Crafternoon

 

Seasonal Crafts

Tis the season to make PAINT CHIP GARLANDS

Come in and let your creativity free!

Wednesday, December 12th 4:00 – 5:00

 

 

Book Discussion Group

Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 11am.

December 19th: The Old American

by Ernest Hebert

In 1746, Nathan Blake, the first frame house builder in Keene, New Hampshire, was abducted by Algonkians and held in Canada as a slave. Inspired by this dramatic slice of history, novelist Ernest Hebert has written a masterful new novel recreating those years of captivity.

 


January 30th: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

by Gabrielle Zevin

As surprising as it is moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry is an unforgettable tale of transformation and second chances, an irresistible affirmation of why we read, and why we love.

 

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.