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Actor’s Circle Theater/Positive Expressions

Peterborough
603-924-3876
Produces two shows per year.
actorscircletheatre.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire

603-352-9536 x1008
Business office:
603-430-1140 x1140 Portsmouth, NH
Out mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
1-844-NH4-BIGS
bbbsnh.org

YMCA Camp Dakotah

603-239-4781 or
603-352-0447
Overnight camp, ages 7–15, Southwest NH
campdakotah.org or
info@cheshireymca.org

Boy Scouts of America

Daniel Webster Council
1-800-221-0009
nhscouting.org

4-H Clubs

Hillsborough County
603-641-6060

Cheshire County
603-352-4550
4-H helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes to enable them to become self directing, productive and contributing members of society. It is offered free of charge to youth ages 5-18. Youth from all cultural and economic backgrounds get involved in 4-H fun and learning. Call for local programs.
extension.unh.edu

Girl Scouts USA

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
1-888-474-9686
Leadership skills, career exploration, community service, decision making skills, grades K-12.
girlscoutsgwm.org

NH State Library (NHSL) Services to the Blind and Visibly Handicapped Talking Book Library

1-800-491-4200
Talking books, free service to people with disabilities, including dyslexia. Supplies by mail, digital books and equipment needed to use them.
nh.gov/nhsl/talking_books

Swimming
Crotched Mt. Rehabilitation Center, Greenfield

603-547-3311 x1870
The CMRC pool has open swims, adult and senior lap swims, and lessons for adults and children ages six months and up. Open to all, $50 yearly fee for Greenfield residents, family swims on Friday evenings. See website for seasonal programs.
crotchedmountain.org/swim

Libraries and Recreation Departments

Most town libraries offer story hours for preschool children during the school year, summer reading programs, and occasional children’s movie showings. Call your local library for information. The recreation department in a town may offer various sports programs, summer activities such as swimming lessons or craft classes, and other seasonal activities. Call to find out what your town offers and how and when to sign up.

ANTRIM
Antrim Recreation Department

603-588-3121
Community and family events & programs, weekend and after-school movement and recreation opportunities, youth sports leagues, Parks & Recreation.
antrimnh.org

Antrim Tuttle Library

603-588-6786
TIMES:
Mon & Wed 2 – 6pm, Tue & Thu 2 – 8pm
Fri 9am – 12noon, Sat 10am – 4pm
antrimnh.org

BENNINGTON
G.E.P. Dodge Library

603-588-6585
Summer reading program, book clubs.
TIMES:
Mon 9 am – 6 pm, Tue noon – 6 pm, Thu Noon – 8 pm, Fri Noon – 5 pm, Sun 4 – 6 pm
dodgelibrary.com

DUBLIN
Dublin Recreation Committee

603-563-8544
Summer playground/camp programs

Dublin Public Library

603-563-8658
Storytime:
Wednesdays @ 9:30 AM, Family Night: every 3rd Monday @ 6:30 PM
TIMES:
Mon, Tue, Thu, 4 – 8pm, Wed 9am – 12pm and 4 – 8 pm,
Sat 9 – 1pm
townofdublin.org/dublin-public-library2

FRANCESTOWN
George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library

603-547-2730
Storytime hours for children, Book discussions, summer reading program, drop-in crafts, adult art afternoons, handicap accessible.
TIMES:
Tue 2-7:30pm, Wed 10am-5pm, Thu 2-7pm, Fri 12-5pm, Sat 9am-12:30pm
francestown-nh.gov/Pages/FrancestownNH_Library/index

GREENFIELD
Greenfield Recreation Department

603-547-3442
After school activities, summer sports, trips

Stephenson Memorial Library

603-547-2790
Storytime, Writer’s Group, Knitting Group, Book Club, Armchair Travel, Watercolor Collaborative
TIMES:
Tue 2-6pm, Wed 10-8pm, Thu 2-8pm, Fri 2-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm
greenfield-nh.gov/stephenson-memorial-library

GREENVILLE
Chamberlin Free Public Library

603-878-1105
Summer reading, story hour, crafts, book clubs, Knit for a Cause
TIMES:
Mon & Wed 3 – 8pm, Tue & Thu 9am – 8pm,
Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9am – 1pm (closed Saturdays during July & August)
chamberlinlibrary.org

HANCOCK
Hancock Town Library

603-525-4411
Storytime, movies, crafts
TIMES:
Mon & Wed 2 – 6pm, Tue & Thu 10am – 7pm, Sat 10 – 4pm
hancocknh.org

JAFFREY
Jaffrey Public Library

603-532-7301
Storytime, Summer reading, guest speakers, crafts, children’s programs
TIMES:
Mon, Wed & Fri 10am – 5:30pm, Tue & Thu 1 – 7:00pm, Sat 10am
townofjaffrey.com/Pages/JaffreyNH_Library/index

Jaffrey Recreation Department

603-532-7863
TIMES:
Mon thru Fri 8 am – 1 pm, other hours by appointment
recreation@townofjaffrey.com

KEENE
Keene Family YMCA

603-352-6002
M-F 5 am-9 pm, Sat. 6am – 6pm, Sun. 8am – 5 pm
Serving men, women and children throughout the Monadnock Region with services and programs designed to increase health, teach life and leadership skills, and promote family unity. Offering gymnastics, aquatics, safety training, childcare and family recreation.
keene-ymca.org

MASON
Mason Public Library

603-878-3867
TIMES:
Tue & Wed 9am – 4pm & 6pm – 8pm, Thurs 9am – 4pm, Sat 9am – 12 noon.
During the months of July & August, closed on Saturday

NEW IPSWICH
New Ipswich Library

603-878-4644
TIMES:
Mon & Wed 2 – 8pm, Tue & Fri 9am – 1pm,
Sat 9am – 12 noon (except July and August).
newipswichlibrary.wordpress.com

PETERBOROUGH
Western Hillsborough County Family Services

Southern NH Services, Inc.
603-924-9601
Youth programs for after school and summer recreation.

Peterborough Recreation Department

603-924-8080
Trips, camps, sports, classes, contests. Senior day, arts & crafts
Summer programs open to all ConVal School District children.
TIMES:
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
townofpeterborough.com

Peterborough Town Library

603-924-8040
TIMES:
M,W,F 10 am – 6 pm, T,Th 10 am – 8 pm,
Sat 10 am – 4 pm
townofpeterborough.com

RINDGE
Rindge Ingalls Memorial Library

603-899-3303
TIMES:
Mon, Wed, Fri 10am – 5pm, Tue & Thu 2:30 – 8pm,
Sat 9 – 12noon
rindgenh.org/towncloud/entity/Ingalls-Memorial-Library-6

Rindge Recreation Department

603-899-6847
www.rindgenh.org/towncloud/entity/Recreation-Department-9

TEMPLE
Mansfield Public Library

603-878-3100
TIMES:
Mon & Fri 10am-5pm, Tue & Thu 3-7pm,
Sat 10:30am-1:30pm
templenh.org/library

Temple Recreation Department

603-878-1479

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FRI - SUN

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Peterborough, NH 03458


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