Fun: Recreation and Libraries
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire
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.
YMCA Camp Takodah
Boy Scouts of America
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.
Girl Scouts USA
NH State Library (NHSL) Services to the Blind and Visibly Handicapped Talking Book Library
Crotched Mt. Rehabilitation Center, Greenfield
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.
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 Recreation Department
Antrim Tuttle Library
G.E.P. Dodge Library
Dublin Recreation Committee
Summer playground/camp programs
Dublin Public Library
George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library
Storytime hours for children, Book discussions, summer reading program, drop-in crafts, adult art afternoons, handicap accessible.
Tue 2-7:30pm, Wed 10am-5pm, Thu 2-7pm, Fri 12-5pm, Sat 9am-12:30pm
Greenfield Recreation Department
Stephenson Memorial Library
Storytime, Writer’s Group, Knitting Group, Book Club, Armchair Travel, Watercolor Collaborative
Tue 2-6pm, Wed 10-8pm, Thu 2-8pm, Fri 2-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm
Chamberlin Free Public Library
Summer reading, story hour, crafts, book clubs, Knit for a Cause
Mon & Wed 3 – 8pm, Tue & Thu 9am – 8pm,
Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9am – 1pm (closed Saturdays during July & August)
Hancock Town Library
Jaffrey Public Library
Jaffrey Recreation Department
Keene Family YMCA
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.
Mason Public Library
Tue & Wed 9am – 4pm & 6pm – 8pm, Thurs 9am – 4pm, Sat 9am – 12 noon.
During the months of July & August, closed on Saturday
New Ipswich Library
Western Hillsborough County Family Services
Peterborough Recreation Department
Trips, camps, sports, classes, contests. Senior day, arts & crafts
Summer programs open to all ConVal School District children.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Peterborough Town Library
Rindge Ingalls Memorial Library
Mon, Wed, Fri 10am – 5pm, Tue & Thu 2:30 – 8pm,
Sat 9 – 12noon
Rindge Recreation Department
Mansfield Public Library
Temple Recreation Department
MON – THU
9:00am – 2:00pm
FRI - SUN
We are closed