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Unless otherwise indicated, all locations are in New Hampshire.

February 4, 2014, Enfield:  Storyteller and author Rebecca Rule will share some stories she has collected about New Hampshire’s history and will invite members to contribute stories of their own. At 7 p.m., Enfield Community Center (632-4675).

February, 11, 2014, Portsmouth: As part of Writers on a New England Stage, B.J. Novak, one of writers of the TV series The Office, will read from his debut fiction collection, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories. Tickets are $24.95. At 7:30 p.m., The Music Hall.

February 18, 2014 Nottingham: J. Dennis Robinson, author of Under the Isles of Shoals, will explore the truth behind the romantic legends of Smuttynose Island as he discusses the island and the scientific “digs” that are changing its history. At 2 p.m., Blaisdell Memorial Library (679-8484).

March 2, 2014, Lempster: Rebecca Rule, author of Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, will regale listeners will stories of the rituals, traditions, and history of town meeting. 2 p.m., Lempster Meetinghouse (Cheryl McGinnis at 863-5023).

March 2, 2014, Nottingham: J. Dennis Robinson will discuss John Paul Jones, his life, and legacy. At 2 p.m., Blaisdell Memorial Library (Rhoda Capron at 672-8484).

March 7, 2014, Farmington: Rebecca Rule, author of Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, will regale listeners will stories of the rituals, traditions, and history of town meeting. At 7 p.m., Goodwin Library (Dottie Bean at 332-5521).

March 13, 2014, Brentwood: Rebecca Rule, author of Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, will regale listeners will stories of the rituals, traditions, and history of town meeting. At 7 p.m., Mary E. Bartlett Library (642-3355).

March 13, 2014, Plymouth: As part of the Eagle Pond Authors’ Series, April Bernard will read from her work, with a reception and book signing to follow. Free, but reservations are recommended. At 7 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts

March 27, 2014, Hooksett: Author Michael Tougias will be telling the story based on his book Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea. At 6:30 p.m., Hooksett Library.

April 13, 2014, Durham: As part of the New Hampshire Authors Series, poet Sharon Olds will be interviewed by Rebecca Rule before a live audience. The interview will be taped for future broadcast on NHPTV. Free and open to the public, but preregistration is recommended. At 2 p.m. in the Fifth Floor Reading Room in the Dimond Library.

April 17, 2014, Plymouth: As part of the Eagle Pond Authors’ Series, poet Richard Blanco will read from his work, with a reception and book signing to follow. Free, but reservations are recommended. At 7 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts

April 22, 2014, Portsmouth: J. Dennis Robinson, author of Under the Isles of Shoals, will explore the truth behind the romantic legends of Smuttynose Island as he discusses the island and the scientific “digs” that are changing its history. At 5:30 p.m., West End Studio Theatre

April 24, 2014, Haverhill: John Landrigan will lead a Book Club for Writers discussion of the short stories: “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin and “The Appropriation of Cultures” by Percival Everett. At 7 p.m., Haverhill Corner Library.

April 29, 2014, Meredith: Rebecca Rule, author of Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, will draw on the research for her book and discuss the uniquely New England tradition of town meeting. At 6:30 p.m., Meredith Public Library

May 8, 2014, Milton: J. Dennis Robinson, author of Under the Isles of Shoals, will explore the truth behind the romantic legends of Smuttynose Island as he discusses the island and the scientific “digs” that are changing its history. 7 p.m., Milton Community Church (Judy Kimball at 652-7077).

May 14, 2014, Bedford: J. Dennis Robinson will discuss John Paul Jones, his life, and legacy. At 7:30 p.m., Bedford Public Library (William Earnshaw 472-3866).

July 10, 2014, New Boston: Author Thomas Hubka will be talking about the research behind his book Big House , Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England. 7:30 p.m., New Boston Historical Society.

July 24, 2014, Haverhill: John Landrigan will lead a Book Club for Writers discussion of two James Thurber short stories, “The Catbird Seat” and “You Could Look It Up.” At 7 p.m., Haverhill Corner Library
 
August 19, 2014, Meredith:  Poet Alice Fogel, author of Strange Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader, will be teaching a workshop toward understanding and appreciating poetry. 6:30 p.m., Meredith Public Library.

 

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