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Summer Music Under the Stars

Smyth Public Library will present the 7th annual Summer Concert Series on seven consecutive Wednesdays beginning July5th. The series is held at the Candia Pond Park gazebo, behind the library at 55 High Street, and will move to the CYAA field house if it rains. The concerts are free, with funding from the Friends of […]

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May Days at Smyth Public Library

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” Marcus Tullius Cicero   Sunday, May 14  Happy Mother’s Day to all!  Have a wonderful day! Inspiration from The Reading Mother by Strickland Gillilan: “You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can […]

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Spring into Smyth Public Library

“And the Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.” -Percy Bysshe Shelley April is Poetry month so pick out a volume or two and be swept away by verse or be inspired […]

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New Year of Giving at Smyth Public Library

“My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.” Jimmy Carter, U.S. president Smyth Public Library welcomes you to a Happy New Year and challenges you to ‘Give more and stress less’! Make […]

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Smyth Public Library Season of Joy

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” Norman Vincent Peale Holiday closings for Christmas and New Year’s, December 24-26, January 1-2 Hearty Congratulations to Lisa Cote and her ‘Stitching Up the World’ group who recently won the New Hampshire 2016 award for best Volunteer Group in […]

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Smyth Public Library Giving Thanks

“Surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and …just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” -Elizabeth Gilbert This Thanksgiving we remember all our wonderful and kind patrons and we are truly grateful for those who have given of their time in participation in our library functions […]

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Autumn at Smyth Public Library

Fall is one of the best seasons to get back into reading, the leaves are falling, the air is cooler, and our shelves are bursting with amazing books to discover this autumn. Something about the crisp weather, hot beverages, warm soups, and blankets make for the perfect setting to curl up with a new book.  So find a […]

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Autumn Begins at Smyth Public Library

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” -George Elliot Please see our Smyth Library Calendar for “At A Glance” October Happenings! Print out, post up and don’t miss anything! Harvest fun for the month of October-Solve the mystery […]

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September Happiness at Smyth Public Library

“Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just out of grasp…But if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”  Nathaniel Hawthorne As you sit down quietly with a book this Labor Day Weekend may happiness alight upon you! The Library will be closed Saturday through Monday, September 3rd-5th. Celebrate Reading on September […]

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“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.” Beatrix Potter Happy 150th Birthday Beatrix Potter! Helen Beatrix Potter, known as Beatrix, was born on 28 July 1866 in Kensington, London. Beatrix was always encouraged to draw, and she spent many hours making intricate […]