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Sky Watch postponed

November 13th, 2019 · Comments Off on Sky Watch postponed · Ages 0-2, Ages 2-3, Ages 4-5, Ages 6-13, Children, Events, Grades 3-5, Grades K-2, Teens, West Branch

We are in the process of rescheduling (February 2020) and will let everyone know once a new date and time is confirmed.

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The Summer Triangle

August 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Ages 0-2, Ages 2-3, Ages 4-5, Ages 6-13, Children, City Library, Events, Grades 3-5, Grades K-2, Main Branch

Ancient cultures believed the Milky Way to be “The Pathway of the Birds” and “The Road of Warriors”.

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Oh, my stars!

November 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Ages 0-2, Ages 2-3, Ages 4-5, Ages 6-13, Books, Children, City Library, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-12, Grades K-2, Main Branch, Teens, Trustees

Lions, and tigers and telescopes, oh my!

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New Hampshire Astronomical Society

October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on New Hampshire Astronomical Society · Children, City Library, Events, Main Branch

A presenter from the NH Astronomical Society will discuss the phases of the moon and the recent landing of  NASA’s Mars rover, Curiosity. A skywatch observation will follow outside if weather permits.  A “skywatch” is simply a gathering of amateur astronomers with a focus on outreach and education for a private group or for the […]

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Summer Stars

August 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on Summer Stars · Books, City Library

The Perseid meteor shower has been observed by mankind for almost two thousand years.

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