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Conway, NH 03818




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Fri 9 am-5 pm

Sat 9 am-1 pm

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Mon-Thurs 9-2 pm

Wed 3-8 pm

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Coming up in May 2024

On Monday,

May 27th, the Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Local History of the GAR - May 11th @ 10:30 am

In honor of Memorial Day, come learn the local history of the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) with Bob Cottrell on Saturday, May 11th at 10:30 am in the Periodical Room. The GAR was founded in April 1866 and disbanded in 1956 when the last surviving member died. The GAR was a benevolent, fraternal organization composed of Union Veterans of the Civil War. It grew to include hundreds of “posts” (local community units) throughout the country.

For more info go to the

History of the GAR Page

Noteworthy, Early May Program

Spring Mushroom Page

Spring Mushroom Foraging & IDing

Eric Milligan

May 7th @ 6:00 pm

As the Spring dawns upon us so do the mushrooms! This period of time is known as the season of new beginnings and growth, where all kinds of flowers, herbs, and mushrooms bloom and sprout.

Just in time for the spring foraging season, Eric Milligan, an avid mushroom forager, will share his knowledge about the wild mushrooms of the area. Eric's program will be about how to find, identify, and the best way to enjoy eating wild mushrooms. Eric owns the New Hampshire Mushroom Company

The Friends of the Conway Public Library is kindly sponsoring this event. This program is part of the Friends of the Library Program Series.

Monthly Meetups During the Month of May

AARP Course

May 3rd @ 10:30 am

(this course was postponed from April due to weather)

AARP Courses will be held on the

1st Friday of each month in the Ham Room. May's course is HomeFit. 

Do you want to remain in your home as you age? Learn what smart and cost-effective solutions and modifications may be needed to ensure you can stay safely and happily in the home you love as long as you choose.

Click here for the Course List

Poetry Group

May 2nd @ 4 pm

(April's theme was postponed due to weather)

The Poetry Group will meet every 1st Thursday of the month in the Periodical Room from 4:00-5:30 pm. The Writer/Poetry Group, where fellow lovers of poetry are encouraged to come to write & read their poetry or recite poems from their favorite authors. May's theme is the Zodiac signs: Fire (Aries) and Earth (Taurus) Have you ever felt fire and passion about something or someone? What grounds you, roots you to the earth?

For more info go to the

Poetry Group Page

Book Discussion Group

May 20th

4:00 pm in the Periodical Room

Join the Conway Public Library's Book Group from January to November, every third Monday to discuss the book of the month. May's book of the month is "Once Night Falls" by Roland Merullo. Extra copies will be available behind the front desk.

For more info go to the

Book Discussion Page

The Knitting Guild

May 6th

On the 1st Monday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm,

The Knitting Guild will meet in the Ham Room.

Bring in your current project and members will share their tips & tricks to get the job done.

All are welcome to join.

Mark your Calendars for These Amazing Storytimes

Once Upon A

Story Hour Before Bed

Monday, May 6th

6:00 pm in the Children's Room


Join Mother Goose as she reads children a bedtime story followed by a fun craft activity.

Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffie, and get cozy.

After the story, everyone is welcome to do the activity, make a worry doll.

To learn more go to

Once Upon A Story Hour Website

Once Upon A Story Hour

Thursday, May 30th

4:30 pm in the Children's Room


Join May's special guest Rosie the Riveter for an amazing story hour. Come and learn about Memorial Day! Why do we celebrate Memorial Day?

After the story, everyone is welcome to do the activity, of painting a 3D wooden star.

To learn more go to

Once Upon A Story Hour Website

Summer O.M.A. Open Registration

Registation Open For

Opening Minds Through Art-

Summer Session

Mondays, May 20th to June 24th

(exluding Memorial Day - May 27th)

from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the Ham Room.

What if individuals with memory loss were valued for their artistry and imagination instead of being marginalized due to lost memories and skills?

To register a loved one experiencing memory changes for this free summer program: Kristen.Bruni@mainehealth.org or call Kristen @ 207-661-7556

Later in the Month May Programs!

Songs with


May 23rd at 6:00 pm

Local musician, Alan Hunt will be here for everyone to enjoy an early Spring Concert.

All are welcome to this

free concert.

For more info go to the

Songs with Words Page

Maker Space

May 29th @ 4:00pm

Maker Space is for kids over

age 5 and teens to drop in and create! There will be a variety of STEAM activities to choose from.

LEGOs and other building materials will always be available, in addition to arts and crafts activities, simple food preparations, and more!

Kids under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more info go to the

Maker Space Page

Fun Meetups Through-out the Month

Yoga in the Park

Saturdays, May 25th into July

from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

in the library park

Dixie Lea invites people of all ages to join her in the library park for an hour of yoga in the sunshine ~ on Saturdays at 11:30 am.

Bring your towel, water bottle, and mat. Donations appreciated.

For more info go to the

Yoga in the Park Page

Warhammer Alliance

Meetings are held on the 

2nd Thursday &

last Wednesday 

of each month from 5:00-7:00 pm

in the Periodical Room.

May 9th & 29th

Warhammer is more than a game – it’s a hobby and has something for everyone. Whether they like assembling stunning collections, building intricate models, or showing off their creativity through painting, it’s all here!

All experience and interest levels are welcome!

For more info go to the

Warhammer Alliance Page

Weekly Fun Events for May!

Join our weekly VEX Robotics and 3D Printing club! On Thursdays,

starting at 4:00 pm in the

Ham Room.

On Tuesdays, at 10:30 am

Tiny Tots Storytime will

meet in the Ham Room.

On Wednesdays, at 10:30 am

Wednesday Wonders Storytime will meet in the Ham Room.

Monthly Library Staff Meetings

May 31st

On the last Friday of each month,

 the Library will open at 10:30 am

due to a staff meeting.

Thank you for your patience.

Opening Minds Through Art


Mondays, April 1st to May 13th

from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

in Ham Room.

Some Spotlights at the Library!

Bedrock Gardens!

Re-opening up in May

Bedrock Gardens Link

​Bedrock Gardens is a public garden that integrates unusual botanical specimens and unique sculptures into an inspiring landscape journey. This 30-acre site has recently transitioned from a historic farm and private garden to a public oasis of art, horticulture, and inspiration.


To borrow a Conway Public Library museum pass, you must have a current Conway Public Library card in good standing, and pick up the pass at the Library. Please check out the other museum passes we offer.

May Art Exhibit

This art exhibit encompasses all four seasons, by local artist Kyra Murphy who has been working on trying to capture the beauty of the mountains throughout the year!

Kyra Murphy's artwork captures the beauty of New Hampshire

in all stages of life.

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15 Greenwood Avenue

Conway, NH 03818





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Sat 9 am- 1 pm

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