April Library Events


  • Preschool Story Hour Thursdays Story time with Mrs. Grainger includes snack & craft. April themes will focus on weather, (rain & sunshine) flowers, Earth Day and frogs, all in celebration of Spring! April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 @ 10:00-11:00 in the Children’s room
  • Maker Program Projects include scrapbooking, mixed media art, book making Tuesdays April 7, 14   @ 3:30 – 4:30
  • National Library Week April 12-18th Enjoy special activities at your library everyday
  • Maker Program Lego Club will begin Tuesdays April 21 –May 26 @ 3:30 – 4:30 Sign up is required
  • Eager Readers Young reader’s book club ages K-5th grade will read books together; write reviews; have fun with book reports Thursdays @ 4:00- 5:00 pm
  • Josiah Teen Book Worms Discussing “The Grimm Legacy” by Polly Schulman Thursday April 2nd between 7-8:30       pm at the library
  • Library Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, April 21@ 7 pm
  • Earth Day April 22nd Pick up a free packet of seeds at your Library today


  • Pittsfield Writer’s Circle April is National Poetry Month. Join us for An evening of Poetry Thursday, April 23rd @ 7 pm
  • Read Meet & Talk Tuesday April 28th Join us for an exciting discussion of “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd at the Pittsfield Senior Center @ 10:30- Noon. Stay for a leisurely lunch served by the Community Action Program!



Spring Library Programs hosted at PMHS

rich bard coyoteMarch Library Programs

Join the Josiah Carpenter Library for two exciting presentations both at the

Pittsfield Middle High School Auditorium at 7 pm.

Thursday, March 19th

Chris Schadler, M.S., M. A. Wild Canid Ecologist

As a representative of Project Coyote, Chris has delivered lively and informative talks about her research and knowledge of the wolf and the eastern coyote at many libraries in New Hampshire.   She has a Masters in Conservation Biology and currently working on a book entitled “Becoming Wolf: The Eastern Coyote in New England”. Her first hand experience comes from living on a New Hampshire farm raising sheep and training border collies. Chris will discuss how she avoided predation as well as the discussing the ecology and behavior of the coyote and its relationship to the eastern wolf.


Tuesday, March 24th

Paul Winalski, New Hampshire Astronomical Society

Expert Sky Watch leader will talk about the library telescope and how to use it. He will tell us when the key planets and stars are in season. Anyone interested in learning more about the night sky, the stars, black holes, white dwarfs or our fantastical galaxy should attend. A new astronomy club is in the making.